[Russian nyi-kuh-lah-yiv-nuhruh-mah-nuh f] /Russian nyɪ kʌˈlɑ yɪv nə rʌˈmɑ nəf/ (Show IPA), Grand Duchess, 1901–? daughter of Nicholas II: believed executed by the Bolsheviks in 1918 with other members of the Romanov family.
Word Origin and History for nikolaievna romanov anastasia
fem. proper name, from L.L. fem. of Anastasius, from Gk. Anastasios, from anastasis "resurrection," lit. "a rising up," from ana "up" + histanai "to make stand," from PIE base *sta- "stand" (see stet).