We always say to our kids ‘I love you to the moon and back’. They are our ‘little stars’. So, why not to make it more real and find some baby names inspiration in to…heaven.
You have so many galaxies up there so imagine how many celestial names exist. I bet some of them you’ve never heard. If you are searching for unique baby names you should take a look at astronomy and stargazing. Obviously, you will not have a lot of time to go deep into it so I’m offering you myself. OK, not exactly myself but my list of 15 favourite celestial names for boys and girls!
Celestial baby names for boys
- Apollo– not only the name of the Greek god of fun and light but also the name of a famous NASA program
- Saros– it comes from the term ‘Saros Cycle’, a period in which eclipses repeat themselves.
- Deimos– one of the moons of Mars
- Kale– a moon orbiting Jupiter
- Castor– The brightest star in the Gemini Constellation
- Caelum– a faint constellation in the southern sky
- Sirius– the brightest star in the sky
- Draco– dragon constellation
- Rigel– the brightest star in the Orion constellation
- Oberon– is the name of the major moon of Uranus
- Dorado– Dolphin shaped constellation
- Leo– is the name of a constellation containing clusters of shiny stars.
- Archer– is the name of the half-man and half-horse Sagittarius group of stars and means ‘strength and power’
- Nash– is the name of the Gamma Sagittarii star, which is located in the Sagittarius constellation.
- Titan– One of Saturn’s Moons
Celestial baby names for girls
- Aurora– A natural light display
- Belinda– One of Uranus’ Moons
- Portia– The largest moon on Venus
- Luna– Roman goddess of the moon
- Halley– is a term used for the short-period comet that is visible to the human’s naked eye from the Earth. It appears just twice in a lifetime
- Bianca– is the name of a small moon in Uranus
- Ariel– the shiniest moon in Uranus
- Larissa – One of Neptune’s Moons
- Carina – One of three constellations that form a ship
- Alya– The Theta Serpentis star system
- Alula– is the name of one of the first twin stars discovered
- Titania– It is the largest of the moons of Uranus and the eighth largest moon in the Solar System
- Artemis– Greek goddess of the moon and hunt
- Elara – One of Jupiter’s Moons
- Venus-The second-closest planet to the Sun, named after the Roman goddess of beauty and love
Did you find here your baby’s name? Would you use any of these names for your child? I can tell you that even celebrities love celestial names, for example, Chris North, the Sex and the City fame, named his son Orion while Erykah Badu named her daughter Mars. Maybe you know any other beautiful and cute celestial names?