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15 Stellar Astronomy Baby Names

By Clare Green

If you’ve ever looked up in wonder at the night sky, or tried to pick out the constellations, you may be considering astronomy baby names. There are galaxies of possibilities, ranging from the names of moons, stars and planets, to choices inspired by famous astronomers and space exploration.

Whether you’re an astrophysicist or just love watching the skies, here are 15 of the most stellar astronomy-inspired names.

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Names Meaning Red are Blazing Hot

by Linda Rosenkrantz

Names meaning red, in fact all names that are related to the color red, have been red hot recently—and not just for red-haired babies.

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Place Names: Coolest island names now

by Linda Rosenkrantz

Place names are an increasingly well traveled category of baby names, including continents (Asia), countries (India), states (Georgia), cities (Adelaide) and even boroughs (Brooklyn)–and the subject of today’s post..

With August half over and the days of summer dwindling down to a precious few, our thoughts drift to place names that connote the calm, peaceful image of an isolated retreat surrounded by the sea. You could use one of the iterations of the word itself—Isla, Isola, Illa—or you could consider one of these lovely island names.

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Celebrity Baby Names

By Clare Green

Celebrity baby names in this week’s news includes two very different boy names, and lots of stories about how names shape our identity…and maybe even the way we look!

Celebrity baby names: Winter and Bruce

Celebrity baby names feature in this week’s high-profile baby boy name announcements, with two that are almost polar opposites, but equally stylish and meaningful.

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Starbaby Predictions: First and middles

by Sophie Kihm

My latest starbaby predictions include some thoughts on middle names.

Celebrity baby middle names don’t get as much attention as first names, but they can be equally as exciting. Take Anne Hathaway’s son’s middle name, Rosebanks. It’s a portmanteau of two family names—a creative solution to honor multiple people at once. Lauren and Thomas Rhett Akins gave their daughters short, boyish middle names, as did Michael Sheen—although his daughter Lily’s middle name is the more unconventional Mo.

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