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.
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.
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 ThomasRhett Akins gave their daughters short, boyish middle names, as did MichaelSheen—although his daughter Lily’s middle name is the more unconventional Mo.