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Names That Mean Star

  1. LintangHeart
    • Origin:

      Indonesian
    • Meaning:

      "star"
    • Description:

      This name, which may also be Bintang in Indonesia, would have a difficult time transitioning to the Western World.
  2. UndomielHeart
    • Origin:

      Literary name
    • Meaning:

      "evening star"
    • Description:

      A title given to the elf Arwen in Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings, meaning “evening star” and usually rendered poetically as Evenstar. Like her revered ancestor Lúthien, Arwen chooses to become mortal in order to marry her human love, Aragorn.
  3. HesperiaHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "evening / evening star"
    • Description:

      Hesperia is the name of one of the Hesperides (“daughters of Hesperos/Evening” — Hesperos is the personification of the evening star in Greek mythology). Variations include Hesper and Hespera.
  4. VedetteHeart
    • Origin:

      French
    • Meaning:

      "star, leading actor"
    • Description:

      In France, this would be like naming your child Star.
  5. MaristelaHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "Star of the sea"
    • Description:

      One of the many names for the Virgin Mary, this name is popular in Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking communities.
  6. HesperaHeart
    • Origin:

      Greek
    • Meaning:

      "evening / evening star"
    • Description:

      Variation of Hesperia
  7. TarabaiHeart
    • Origin:

      Indian
    • Meaning:

      "feminine star"
    • Description:

      Tarabai is an Indian name with a lot of feminist clout. Tarabai Bhosale was a 17th century Maratha queen who was a skilled military leader in her own right and successfully resisted the Mughal empire on behalf of her people. More recently Tarabai Shinde is often regarded as the author of India’s first feminist text - in which she rails against both the patriarchy and the caste system. Meaning feminine star, Tarabai is a perfect name for your budding feminist.
  8. SagittaHeart
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "arrow"
    • Description:

      Sagitta is not a part of the Sagittarius constellation, but rather its own collection of stars. However, its meaning, "arrow," would make it ideal for a Sagittarius daughter.