- A transliteration of the Russian female given name diminutive Настя (Nastja).
2005, Anatole Kurdsjuk, The Long Walk Home with Miracles Along the Way:
- When he got to their nary, Olga was hysterical, clutching Anastasia to her bosom. All he was able to make out, between Olga's sobs and cries was, “Oh, My God, Nastia is dead!!!”