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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 Mythological Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

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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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Famous People Named Astra

Astra Taylor, Canadian documentary filmmaker
Astra Desmond, English contralto

Pop Culture References for the name Astra

Trillian Astra, character in "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
Astra, Imperial Guardian in the "X-men" comics
Astra, supervillain in the "X-Men" comics
"Astra," album by British rock band Asia
Astra, character in Japanese TV show "Ultraman Leo"
Opel Astra, car
Astra Orders, daughter of Kenna Orders, America's sister in the Selection Series by Kiera Cass
Astra, character in DC Universe
Astra, character in book "Chelsea and Astra" by Mary Hooper

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