The name Celeste is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "heavenly". Celeste is ranked #464 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Musical Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven / Hell / Purgatory Girls".
From the experts:
Celeste is a softly pretty and somewhat quaint name with heavenly overtones, which kids might associate with Queen Celeste of Babar's elephant kingdom. She's a light and lovely choice that's finally getting noticed.
Celeste has been in the Top 1000 every year since 1880. Best known modern Celeste is Oscar-winning actress Celeste Holm.
If you want a more unusual variation, consider Celestine, Celestia -- or even Celestial.