Origin of the name VESTA.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name VESTA.
The Roman form of Greek Hestia
(q.v.), meaning "hearth," or, rather, of the
fire burning on the hearth. The first of the children swallowed
by their father Saturn. (A New Classical Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography, Mythology,
&c., Smith-Anthon, 1895).