Anastasios is a male Greek name, which means “resurrection”.
The name Anastasios derives from the Greek word anastasis, which literally means “standing up” and “resurrection”.
Anastasios is a rather common male name in Greece.
Sound of name Anastasios: A-na-stá-see-os
Female Version of name Anastasios: Anastasia
Nameday of Anastasios: Easter day and January 22
Origin of name Anastasios – The Resurrection of Christ
Since name Anastasios derives from the Greek word anastasis, it is associated with the Resurrection of Christ as celebrated on Easter day in all the Christian world.
Therefore, name Anastasios celebrates its nameday on Easter day, which is a movable day each year.
However, in some cases, name Anastasios refers to Anastasios the Persian, whose memory is honored on January 22nd. You can read all the pertinent information about this name at the post for Tassos.
Nicknames deriving from name Anastasios
Anastasios has a few nicknames and diminutives. The most common ones are Tasos, Anestis, Sakis, Anastasakis, Tasoulis, Anastas, Anastasis.
The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of name Anastasios
Anastasios is a very clever and active person, and has an inclination towards arts and science. He also has the gift of speech, being very articulate. He can be the center of attention when he wishes to be, but can also be a very