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Gender: Female Meaning of Celestine: "heavenly" Origin of Celestine: Latin

The name Celestine is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "heavenly". Celestine and is often added to lists like Marvelous Names for May Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Celestine is a pretty, crystalline extension (actually a diminutive) of Celeste that would make a choice that is both delicate and strong. It is also a popular name in France.

Celestine was the name of painter Edgar Degas's Creole mother. Some people might associate it with the 1993 spiritual novel "The Celestine Prophecy."

Celestina is another attractive version.

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Famous People Named Celestine

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Celestine Sibley, American journalist and novelist
Célestine Galli-Marié (born Marie-Célestine Laurence Marié de l'Isle), French opera singer who originated the role of "Carmen"
Celestine Ann "Tina" Beyince Knowles, mother of singer Beyonce
Celestine Tate Harrington, American quadriplegic street musician
Celestine Hycieth Babayaro, Nigerian male footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Celestine

"The Celestine Prophecy," 1993 novel by James Redfield
"La Célestine (La Femme à la taie)," often called Celestina, painting by Picasso
(Celestine) Allison Argent, character on TV's "Teen Wolf"
Célestine, mouse in the French animated film "Ernest et Célestine"
Célestine, narrator of "The Diary of a Chambermaid" by Octave Mirbeau
Celestine, character in "The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden" by Jonas Jonasson
Celestine, character in Image Comics
Celestine Tavernier, male character on British soap "EastEnders"
Celestine Harkness, character on TV's "How to Get Away with Murder"
Celestine North, main character of the book "Flawed" by Cecelia Ahern