The Lost Princess: 35+ Mysterious Facts About Anastasia Romanov

Her Name Had A Special Meaning

29. Her Name Had A Special Meaning

Tsar Nicholas liked to name his daughters’ names that held special significance. For instance, the second eldest daughter Tatiana was named after a prominent character in a novel written by Pushkin, titled ‘Eugene Onegin’.

Anastasia was named after St. Anastasia, a Christian saint popularly known as the ‘breaker of chains’. 

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