Space Baby Names

There are cool star names like Uma and Bono, and then there are the even more extreme astronomical star and constellation names, which might appeal to parents looking for baby names that are unique and celestial -- in other words, a heavenly name. Some stellar ideas:
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  • Jupiter

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    Jupiter's partner Juno has entered the mainstream, so it's possible that her divine mate could follow. The name of the supreme Roman deity and the largest planet has until recently had either too h... Read More 

  • Libra

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    Appropriate for a girl born between late September and late October, Libra suggests both balance and freedom.  Read More 

  • Luna

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    This strong but shimmery moonstruck name has been growing in popularity, undoubtedly influenced by the Harry Potter character Luna Lovegood. From 2010 to 2012, it quickly jumped 119 places - and no... Read More 

  • Maia

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    Maia is a light, ethereal name with mystical overtones. In Greek legend, she was the fair-haired daughter of Atlas who mothered Zeus's favorite illegitimate son, Hermes. To the Romans, Maia was t... Read More 

  • Mars

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    The name of the Roman god of war began to sound less intimidating when Erykah Badu gave it to her daughter, and musicians Thomas and Bruno Mars (the latter born Peter Hernandez) have given it a mod... Read More 

  • Meissa

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    Star in Orion that might make a fine name, except people will always assume it's Melissa, with a typo. Read More 

  • Mercury

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    Adventurous parents are starting to look back to names of ancient gods like Mercury, Zeus, and Apollo. This one is also a planet and a metallic element, and has a friendly nickname, Merc. The Roma... Read More 

  • Meteor

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    A beyond-bold shooting-star name choice, sure to raise some relatives' eyebrows.  Read More 

  • Mira

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    This name owes its present life to actress Sorvino. Mira and Mirra have an arty aura.  Read More 

  • Nashira

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    Nashira is one of those obscure space names that might rise along with such heavenly choices as Orion, Luna, and even Nevaeh. A giant star in Capricorn, Nashira is an unusual and attractive name w... Read More 

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