In a galaxy far, far away (or perhaps not so far), there’s a baby name that suits your little star. Now bring it down to earth and browse our list of star and planet baby names for a little celestial inspiration.
From Dawn to Luna, here are some of our favorite 2017 picks to get your search started.
Phoenix means "deep red," and is the name of the colorful, mythical bird reputed to live for a thousand years before erupting... Read more about Phoenix
Kayla is a lesson in the power of soap operas. The name seemingly appeared out of thin air when Days of Our Lives introduced... Read more about Kayla
Aurora was the poetic name of the princess in the 1959 Disney film Sleeping Beauty, but is only now rising in popularity... Read more about Aurora
Flower names are super in vogue right now, and Iris is simply blooming. While it's not nearly as popular as fellow flora... Read more about Iris
Diana is a classic girls' name that will endure the test of time. Dating back to ancient days, Diana was a Roman goddess... Read more about Diana
English: The first appearance of daylight; daybreak
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Greek: All gifted; According to mythology Pandora was the first woman endowed with gifts from the gods. Pandora´s box contained...
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Native American: Chases butterfly (Hopi)
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Latin: Lion; a popular name in ancient Rome and the name of thirteen popes; The lion is a figure in art and religious symbolism...
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From the Shakespearean play The Tempest Read more about Miranda
French: Heavenly; from the Latin name Celestia
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Any parent must be over the moon with joy to name their little girl Luna. Short, sweet and celestial, Luna is also the name... Read more about Luna
Hawaiian: Child of heaven, heavenly flowers
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From the Shakespearean play As You Like It Read more about Phoebe
Italian: White, shining; variant of Blanche
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Greek: Son of fire, dawning; The mythological Orion was a mighty hunter and son of Poseidon. The constellation Orion contains three...
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From the Shakespearean play Hamlet Read more about Ophelia
The heroine of the greatest love story ever told, Juliet moves one step beyond the more prosaic Julie and Julia, and is heard... Read more about Juliet
American: Heaven spelled backwards
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Irish: Ancient; variant of Kian
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Greek: Time of peace, kingfisher (bird); In Greek mythology, Halcyone threw herself into the sea after the death of her husband...
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Hindi: Eternal laws
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Italian: Little darling
Latin: Keel; one of the five stars in the Orion constellation
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Latin: From the north; feminine form of Norman
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Greek: Cheerful; In Greek mythology, Larissa was the mother of Pelasgus. Larissa is also the name of a city in Greece and is a moon...
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Hawaiian: The sky, chieftain
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Arabic: Bird, poultry; Altair is the name of the main star in the constellation Aquila, which is known as Orion in the western world...
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From the Shakespearean play Merchant of Venice Read more about Portia