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30 beautiful celestial baby names you will love

Celestial names for your baby

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

Celestial baby names for boys

  1. Apollo– not only the name of the Greek god of fun and light but also the name of a famous NASA program
  2. Saros– it comes from the term ‘Saros Cycle’, a period in which eclipses repeat themselves.
  3. Deimos– one of the moons of Mars
  4. Kale– a moon orbiting Jupiter
  5. Castor– The brightest star in the Gemini Constellation
  6. Caelum– a faint constellation in the southern sky
  7. Sirius– the brightest star in the sky
  8. Draco– dragon constellation
  9. Rigel– the brightest star in the Orion constellation
  10. Oberon– is the name of the major moon of Uranus
  11. Dorado– Dolphin shaped constellation
  12. Leo– is the name of a constellation containing clusters of shiny stars.
  13. Archer– is the name of the half-man and half-horse Sagittarius group of stars and means ‘strength and power’
  14. Nash– is the name of the Gamma Sagittarii star, which is located in the Sagittarius constellation.
  15. Titan– One of Saturn’s Moons

Celestial baby names for girls

Celestial baby names for girls

  1. Aurora– A natural light display
  2. Belinda– One of Uranus’ Moons
  3. Portia– The largest moon on Venus
  4. Luna– Roman goddess of the moon
  5. 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
  6. Bianca–  is the name of a small moon in Uranus
  7. Ariel– the shiniest moon in Uranus
  8. Larissa – One of Neptune’s Moons
  9. Carina – One of three constellations that form a ship
  10. Alya– The Theta Serpentis star system
  11. Alula– is the name of one of the first twin stars discovered
  12. Titania– It is the largest of the moons of Uranus and the eighth largest moon in the Solar System
  13. Artemis– Greek goddess of the moon and hunt
  14. Elara – One of Jupiter’s Moons
  15. 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?


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  • Reply Tiffanie Anne

    I am ALWAYS a sucker for new baby names!!! I love the name Nash!

    3 April 2018 at 22:46
  • Reply Angela Milnes

    I love the idea of having names like this. I have always been a fan of the name Aurora.

    4 April 2018 at 14:03
  • Reply Angie

    Such beautiful names. I really liked Ariel and Aurora. So pretty and delicate.

    4 April 2018 at 16:26
  • Reply Natalie

    I love Alula and Aurora ! So pretty !

    4 April 2018 at 23:23
  • Reply Katelyn Ryan

    All of these names are beautiful! I know many Lunas, it’s a darling name

    5 April 2018 at 17:16
  • Reply Well Worn Suitcase

    Oh my gosh, these are such sweet names! I think Deimos is my favorite.
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    13 April 2018 at 21:49
  • Reply Marysa

    Those are all interesting names. It is nice to have some creative names to work with. I like the idea of unique names, but ones that also have a meaning behind them.

    14 April 2018 at 02:44
  • Reply Ayana Nell

    These are lovely! We are currently struggling to find the perfect middle name for my baby girl so I may add some of these to the list!

    15 April 2018 at 03:33
  • Reply Jennifer Maune

    Love the message behind these names. I love Nash and Aurora!


    16 April 2018 at 03:07
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