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Celestial Baby Names

Celestial baby names include those of planets and their satellites, constellations and single stars. That adds up to a whole galaxy of celestial baby names to choose from. For even more ideas, read our blog on celestial names.
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  • Andromeda

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    The beautiful daughter of Cassiopeia who, like her mother, literally became a star--the constellation that bears her name. Andromeda makes a dramatic and adventurous choice in a time when four-syll... Read More 

  • Ariel

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    Ariel is a biblical name, seen there as the messenger of Ezra, and also used as a symbolic name for the city of Jerusalem, while Shakespeare used it for a (male) sprite in The Tempest . For girls... Read More 

  • Aries

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    Better than Capricorn or Cancer, not as usable as Leo.  Read More 

  • Atlas

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    Previously thought too powerful for a baby boy--who would have to be strong enough to carry the sky on his shoulders--Atlas has joined the pantheon of Greek and Roman god and goddess names now in t... Read More 

  • Atria

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    A star in the constellation Triangulum Australe, also the name of a publishing imprint and an assisted living corporation, probably because it has that streamlined corporate I-could-be-a-car-name ... Read More 

  • Bellatrix

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    J.K. Rowling is a modern master of naming, but this appellation of one of the stars of Orion, used for the evil character played by Helena Bonham Carter, is not one you'd want to use for your child. Read More 

  • Callisto

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  • Calypso

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    This hyper-rhythmic name has two evocative references. In Greek mythology, she was an island nymph, a daughter of Atlas, who delayed Odysseus from returning home. It is also a genre of West Indian... Read More 

  • Cassiopeia

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    Cassiopeia, the name of a mythological mother who became a stellar constellation, is challenging but intriguing, and has all those softening Cass nicknames available. With the rise of other otherwo... Read More 

  • Celestia

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    Celestia is a heavenly name that sounds more ethereal than Celeste, Celestia might make a distinctive, feminine choice if your taste runs toward names like Angelina and Seraphina. Celestia was mor... Read More 

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