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Celestial Names, Space Names, Star-Themed

Star-inspired names that are sure to impress the universe. All girl names + origin and/or meanings - Created by starsandstripes

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  • Alula

    Alula is the name of one of the first twin stars discovered.

  • Alya

    The Theta Serpentis star system was first known by the name of Alya.

  • Andromeda

    Its galaxy was named after a princess in Greek mythology, and means

  • Ariel

    the brightest moon of Uranus

  • Astra

    A kind of Jetsons-like, intergalactic name, it's attached both to a comic book character and to Princess Astra on

  • Astrid

    This Scandinavian moniker meaning ‘gorgeous goddess’ is used by the Swedish microsatellites for studying various features of space.

  • Atria

    A star in the constellation Triangulum Australe

  • Aurora

    beautiful natural light display while traveling through the polar region, also named after the Roman goddess of dawn

  • Acella

    A star system in Sagittarius, so appropriate for your little December baby

  • Amalthea

    Moon of Jupiter, surface of large craters and mountains.

  • Atlas

    The famous Greek Titan that held up the celestial sphere, and is known as the titan of astronomy and navigation.

  • Belinda

    ninth moon of Uranus, part of the Portia group of satellites

  • Bellatrix

    star in the Orion constellation

  • Bianca

    A small moon of Uranus, named after the most desirable character in William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew.

  • Callista

    The name of the third-largest moon in the universe comes from the nymph love interest for Zeus in Greek mythology.

  • Calypso

    This moon of Saturn was personified as a Queenly nymph in Greek mythology.

  • Capella

    Capella, the eleventh brightest star in the sky, carries much mythological and astrological significance. In Roman mythology, Capella represented the goat that suckled Jupiter

  • Carina

    constellation containing Canopus, the second-brightest star in the sky

  • Cassiopeia

    This constellation, named after beautiful figures in Greek mythology

  • Celeste

    from celestial, meaning heavenly

  • Celestia

    from celestial, meaning heavenly

  • Celestine

    from celestial, meaning heavenly

  • Chara

    Star in a constellation that represents hunting dogs, recently named as one of the most likely to host extraterrestrial life.

  • Cordelia

    Cordelia is the name of the inner moon of Uranus. The moon was named after Queen Cordelia, the youngest daughter of King Lear from Shakespeare’s play with the same name.

  • Cressida

    A moon of Uranus, named after a character in William Shakespeare's

  • Despina

    inner satellite of Neptune, also called Neptune V

  • Elara

    It's a moon of Jupiter and one of Zeus's lovers.

  • Estella

    If you don’t want to use Star as your baby’s name and feel that Stella is too common, you can go with Estella.

  • Estelle

    If you don’t want to use Star as your baby’s name and feel that Stella is too common, you can go with Estelle.

  • Esther

    Star

  • Faye

    Comet in the Jupiter family.

  • Galaxy

    A galaxy is a gravitational bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and dark matter.

  • Halley

    The only short-period comet that can be clearly visible by the human naked eye from Earth and can appear twice in the human lifetime.

  • Helene

    moon of Saturn, discovered in 1980

  • Juliet

    Juliet is famous as the heroine of the greatest love story of all times, Romeo and Juliet. It is also the name of one of the moons of Uranus.

  • Larissa

    fifth moon of Neptune

  • Leda

    moon of Jupiter, one of Zeus's lovers

  • Libra

    Libra is the name of a constellation, which is also a member of the famous zodiac system. Meaning ‘fair, tactful and well-balanced’

  • Luna

    Luna is Latin for moon.

  • Lyra

    Lyra is a harp-like constellation in the northern hemisphere. It is named after lyre in the ancient Green mythology of Orpheus.

  • Maia

    A blue-giant star in the Taurus constellation

  • Meissa

    Star in Orion

  • Miranda

    Miranda is the name of one of the five major moons of Uranus. Scientists had named the moon Miranda after the female lead of the same name from William Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

  • Moon

    The Moon (Latin: Luna) is Earth's only natural satellite.

  • Nashira

    Nashira is one of those obscure space names that might rise along with such heavenly choices as Orion, Luna, and even Nevaeh. A giant star in Capricorn

  • Norma

    small constellation in the southern hemisphere

  • Nova

    An explosion in a white dwarf, which causes a sudden increase in the brightness of a star, and means

  • Pandora

    A moon of Saturn, named after the first woman on earth in Greek mythology.

  • Phoebe

    A moon of Saturn (who knew?!).

  • Portia

    This large moon of Uranus was named after a character in William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice.

  • Polaris

    bright star above the North Pole, also called North Star, or Pole Star

  • Rhea

    one of Saturn's moons

  • Rosalind

    moon of Uranus, discovered in 1986

  • Seren

    Welsh origin, means star

  • Starr

    Meaning Star

  • Stella

    Meaning Star

  • Sol

    Latin name for the sun

  • Solara

    means

  • Solaris

    In Greek, the name Solaris means - of the sun.The name Solaris originated as an Greek name.

  • Talitha

    name of two stars in Ursa Major

  • Titiana

    The largest moon of Uranus and the queen of fairies in William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

  • Urania

    daughter of Zeus, Greek muse in charge of astronomy

  • Vega

    The fifth brightest star in the night sky, known as the

  • Venus

    The second-closest planet to the Sun was named for the Roman goddess of love and beauty, making it feminine and regal.

  • Zaniah

    This name of a triple star system in Virgo has a New Agey astral feel.