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 "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".
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.