Celeste Origin and Meaning

The name Celeste is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "heavenly".
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.
# 374 in the US

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Famous People Named Celeste

  • Celeste HolmAmerican actress
  • Celeste ThorsonAmerican actress, model and screenwriter
  • Celeste MarshallMiss Bahamas 2012
  • Celeste Rizvana BuckinghamSlovak singer,songwriter
  • Celeste Beryl Bonin aka KaitlynAmerican pro wrestler
  • Celeste HeadleeAmerican public radio presenter
  • Madame CélesteFrench dancer and actress
  • CelesteAmerican adult film actress
  • Celeste Woss y GilDominican painter
  • Celeste BarberAustralian Comedian
  • Celeste Anais BoureilleAmerican soccer player
  • Celeste Wattsdaughter of Shanann Watts and sister of Bella Watts

Celeste in Pop Culture

  • Celeste Martinmain character in 2012 film "Celeste & Jesse Forever"
  • Celeste Boydcharacter in Dennis Lehane's "Mystic River"
  • Celestewife of Babar the Elephant in children's book series by Jean de Brunhoff
  • Celeste Newsomecharacter in the "Selection" series by Kiera Cass
  • Princess Celeste Furlowcharacter in "The Internment Chronicles" by Lauren DeStefano
  • Celeste Perrault (born "Francesca "Frankie" Brooks)character on American soap "Days of Our Lives
  • Celeste Blodgettmain character in 2004 TV movie "Celeste in the City"
  • Celeste Kanecharacter on TV's "Veronica Mars"
  • CelesteAngel's stuffed bear in James Patterson's Maximum Ride series
  • Celeste Marie Helene Duboiswitch on TV's "The Originals"
  • Celeste Inpaxcharacter in video game 'Ace Attorney'
  • Celeste Wrightcharacter in "Big Little Lies"
  • Celestecharacter in video game "Mirror's Edge"
  • Celeste Harbottlecharacter in novel 'Beswitched'
  • Celeste Middleton (Charlene "Charlie" Bradbury)character on TV's "Supernatural"
  • Celestecharacter in 16 Wishes
  • Celeste2018 video game
  • Celesteowl character in "Animal Crossing" video game series