Gender: Female Meaning of Astra: "of the stars" Origin of Astra: Latin

The name Astra is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "of the stars". Astra and is often added to lists like Mythology Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

A kind of Jetsons-like, intergalactic name, it's attached both to a comic book character and to Princess Astra on "Doctor Who".

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brightonbellemama Says:


I named my baby girl Astra- it's beautifully feminine and I like the reference to the stars. It fits in nicely with my Scandi family too 🌟

iipostmvh Says:


Solely on sound, I like this a little more than Astrid or Aster.

DecemberKat Says:


All I can think of when I see this name is Supergirl's villainous Aunt Astra from the tv show.