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Space Baby Names

There are cool star names like Uma and Bono, and then there are the even more extreme astronomical star and constellation names, which might appeal to parents looking for baby names that are unique and celestial—in other words, a heavenly name. Space names for babies include all things planetary and nebular, from names of stars to satellites. If you are looking for baby names related to space, here are some stellar ideas:

  • Adhara

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    Adhara is the name of one of the brightest stars in the sky, also known as Adara, perfectly suitable for a child.Read More 

  • Alcyone

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    Alcyone was the wife of Ceyx, but the happy pair angered the gods by calling each other Zeus and Hera. Ceyx's ship was sunk, Alcyone hurled herself into the sea, but then in sympathy for their... Read More 

  • Alioth

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The brightest star in Ursa Major, this is one of the major navigational stars used by ships.Read More 

  • Alpha

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    The first letter of the Greek alphabet ande the brightest star in every constellation, this would make an interesting choice for a first daughter, though it does give off some spectral sci-fi... Read More 

  • Altair

    Gender: M LoveDislike

    The eleventh brightest star in the sky has a celestial feel, but also could be the name of a commercial airline. Read More 

  • Alula

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    Alula, the palindromic name of the first double star to be identified as physically related to its twin, would make the perfect name for a first-born twin. Ideas (we're only half joking) for the... Read More 

  • Alya

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    Alya is most familiar in the US in its much-more-complicated form Aaliyah, the spelling used by the later singer. The traditional name of the star system Theta Serpentis, Alya is also an... Read More 

  • Amalthea

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    In Greek mythology, Amalthea is the name of a goat (or, sometimes, a goat-keeping nymph) who nursed the infant Zeus and protected him from his murderous father, Cronus. Thanks to the goat’s... Read More 

  • Anatole

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    Anatole is one of the unique boys' names with an exotic-ish feel but an uncertain provenance. While it's Greek in origin, it is associated more closely with France. Only six baby boys were named... Read More 

  • Andromeda

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    One of the stellar unique baby names from mythology, Andromeda was the beautiful daughter of Cassiopeia who, like her mother,... Read More 

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