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Star and Planet Names

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.

Top Star and Planet Baby Names

From Dawn to Luna, here are some of our favorite 2017 picks to get your search started.

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Phoenix

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

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

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

Iris

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

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

Dawn

English: The first appearance of daylight; daybreak

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Pandora

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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Nova

Latin: New

Native American: Chases butterfly (Hopi)

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Leo

English: Lion

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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Miranda

From the Shakespearean play The Tempest Read more about Miranda

Celeste

French: Heavenly; from the Latin name Celestia

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Luna

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

Leilani

Hawaiian: Child of heaven, heavenly flowers

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Star

English: Star

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Phoebe

From the Shakespearean play As You Like It Read more about Phoebe

Bianca

Italian: White, shining; variant of Blanche

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Orion

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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Ophelia

From the Shakespearean play Hamlet Read more about Ophelia

Juliet

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

Nevaeh

American: Heaven spelled backwards

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Kiana

Hawaiian Origin

Irish: Ancient; variant of Kian

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Mira

Greek Origin

Hebrew Origin

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Halcyon

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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Vega

Hindi: Eternal laws

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Carina

Italian: Little darling

Latin: Keel; one of the five stars in the Orion constellation

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Norma

Latin: From the north; feminine form of Norman

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Larissa

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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Kalani

Hawaiian: The sky, chieftain

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Altair

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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Portia

From the Shakespearean play Merchant of Venice Read more about Portia