160 Creative Celestial Names with Meanings

Every parent is looking for the right name for their baby. But in doing so, many go for names that aren’t popular for whatever reason. However, this is a costly mistake because you can’t change the name later.

We’ve all heard stories where parents name their child something that the child ends up growing up to hate it.

How can you avoid that? Do some research and check out some popular celestial names to get better idea.

Apollo – “light”

Vela – “Argonauts’ ship”

Columba – “dove”

Cassiopeia – “Queen of Ethiopia”

Scutum – “shield”

Venus – “planet in the galaxy”

Ariel – “moon in Uranus”

Neptune – “a planet”

Astrid – “gorgeous Goddess”

Uranus – “the galaxy”

Pyxis – “Argonauts’ ship”

Pandora – “the moon of Saturn”

Piscis – “Austrinis southern fish”

Corona – “Australis southern crown”

Sculptor – “sculptor’s tools”

In the past, some parents have named their child after celebrities or fictional characters.

Sometimes the parents themselves will choose a name that is not typical. Other times they will choose a name that is not common at all.

Some parents are so overwhelmed with the task of naming their child, they opt for a one-word baby name.

And although this has been a popular choice, it’s not always the best decision.

In many cultures around the world, a name is considered an important part of a child’s identity.

Besides, it’s a good idea to avoid naming your child the same as their father, which might lead to confusion.

So, what should the perfect baby’s name be? Let’s dive into the list of awesome celestial names.

Celestial names

Some most adorable and celestial names are given below:

Mensa – “table mountain”

Circinus – “compasses”

Reticulum – “net”

Crux – “cross”

Pavo – “peacock”

Norma – “Carpenter’s Level”

Triangulum – “a triangle”

Galexia – “galaxy”

Nova – “a white dwarf”

Aquila – “eagle”

Luna – “goddess of the moon”

Puppis – “Argonauts’ ship”

Delphinus – “porpoise”

Aquarius – “water bearer”

Andromeda – “Princess of Ethiopia”

Celestial baby names

Most fabulous and majestic celestial baby names are here:

Pluto – “planet in the galaxy”

Saturn – “a planet”

Draco – “dragon”

Hercules – “son of Zeus”

Atlas – “Titan of Astronomy”

Pisces – “fishes”

Caelum – “graving tool”

Serpens – “serpent”

Hydrus – “water snake”

Orion – “the hunter”

Samson – “like the sun”

Taurus – “bull”

Janus – “to a moon of Saturn”

Solar – “the sun”

Horologium – “clock”

Celestial names

Tips to Naming Your Babies

There are millions of baby names out there, and while most parents decide on a name and stick with it for the rest of their lives.

There are some who wish the best for their future child, but don’t have a clue how to choose a name.

These parents may be confused about why they can’t come up with a name for their baby, or they may have tried several times and have given up on the idea.

If you are considering giving your child a name, there are some things you should know:

1.     Pick the name you love, even if it is popular.

It is popular and you love it. Anything else you need to think upon? Nope. Go for it. If you want to give it uniqueness, think of a great middle name.

Here are some popular celestial names out there:

Bootes – “to herdsmen”

Vulpecula – “fox”

Mars – “another planet”

Cygnus – “swan”

Crater – “cup”

Mercury – “a planet”

Auriga – “to a charioteer”

Stellen – “star”

Ophiuchus – “holder of serpent”

Canes – “Venatici hunting dogs”

Telescopium – “telescope”

Alula – “twin stars”

Seren – “a Turkish star”

Lynx – “lynx”

Alya – “star system’s first “

2.     Do not skip lovely celestial names even if they are unique, unusual, and different.

Sometimes, parents will not go for unusual, unique, and different baby names.

They consider it weird. Let me tell you that being attractive and thought provoking is the game these days.

How would you like these celestial names:

Apus – “to a bird of paradise”

Coma – “Berenices – “to Berenice’s hair”

Chamaeleon – “chameleon”

Carina – “Argonauts’ ship”

Corona – “Borealis – “northern crown”

Equuleus – “little horse”

Lepus – “hare”

Aries – “sign of a ram”

Perseus – “Andromeda”

Phoebe – “moon of Saturn

Estella – “refering to the stars”

Stella – “means star”

Archer – “to a creature

Lyra – “lyre or harp”

Tucan – “Toucan”

3.     Be confident if you want to go toward personalized spellings for your baby’s name.

SURE. You should be confident when giving personalized spellings to your baby’s name.

However, it is important that you do not make it weird. Adding or removing an alphabet would be enough here.

Try changing these baby names spellings into personalized ones:

Sextans – “sextant”

Phoenix – “phoenix”

Leo – “Minor little lion”

Leo – “lion” 

Eridanus – “river”

Elara – “moon of Jupiter”

Hydra – “sea serpent”

Capricornus – “sea goat”

Dorado – “swordfish”

Scorpius – “Scorpion”

Fornax – “furnace”

Lacerta – “lizard”

Cancer – “crab”

Canis Major – “big dog”

Antlia – “air pump”

4.     Crossing your favorite celestial names on the feedback on friends and family members.

Feedback is important. But it does not mean to listen to every other person’s opinion.

You will hardly find celestial names that everybody would like. Therefore, get feedback but still know your choice.

Consider getting feedback on these baby names from your friends and family members:

Virgo – “represents a virgin”

Microscopium – “microscope”

Vega – “neutral baby “

Bianca – “a small moon in Uranus”

Ursa – “Major big bear”

Miranda – “moons of Uranus”

Canis – “Minor little dog”

Halley – “the naked eye”

Ophelia – “a tiny moon of Uranus”

Camelopardus – “giraffe”

Castor Gemini – “constellation”

Sirius – “dog star”

Aurora – “goddess of the sunrise”

Jupiter – “Roman god of thunder”

Pegasus – “Pegasus is a winged horse”

5.     Do a little research and find what is out there.

Research is important step for the first-time parents as well for those who do not know what sort of names people pick.

You will be all good once you do a little internet research. You will also be able to find some great celestial names that you might consider now or in the future.

Here are some common baby names examples to help you:

Centaurus – “that means centaur”

Monoceros – “unicorn”

Octans – “octant”

Ursa Minor – “little bear”

Libra – “balance”

Sagitta – “Arrow to the Sagittarius Archer”

Pictor – “easel”

Cosmo – “relates to the universe”

Callisto – “the universe”

Cephus – “to the King of Ethiopia”

Holmes – “largest object in the solar system”

Corvus – “crow”

Grus – “crane”

Cetus – “sea monster”

Rigel – “Orion constellation”

6.     Consider names of the subsequent children.

Maybe, you are first time parents and figuring out some cool celestial name. It is a good idea to consider the names of subsequent children too.

Aerglo – “the night sky”

Titania – “the Uranus moons”

Oberon – “biggest moon”

Musca – “fly”

Portia – “a moon of Uranus in space”

Gemini – “twins”

Ara – “altar”

Vulcan – “hypothetical planet”

Calypso – “Queen Nymph

Volans – “to flying fish”

Cordelia – “the inner moon of Uranus”

Jericho – “the moon”

Lupus – “wolf”

Pegasus – “strong”

Elgafar – “the forgiver”

7.     Avoid names with bad meanings.

Baby names with bad meanings can be a cause of embarrassment for you and your kid.

Be sure to know the meaning of the name you are gonna pick and be sure it is encouraging and positive.

Here are some of the cool celestial names with meanings:

Wurren – “little fish”

Fath – “conquest”

Phoenix – “dark red”

Celaeno – “the dark one”

Perseus – “to destroy”

Felis – “cat”

Algedi – “the kid”

Serpens – “the serpent”

Alnair – “the bright one”

Mizar – “covering”

Hydrus – “constellation”

Leo – “lion”

Draco – “dragon”

Fornax – “furnace”

Dorado – “the swordfish”

8.     Pick up good people names from history.

The name of person has effect on his/her personality, it is said. Maybe, that’s the reason why people choose names from history.

You can consider this as well. I am sure you have heard about many legends from the past.

I bet you’d find some awesome and useable celestial names if you look into it.

We have a small list of celestial names here for you to check out and know if you have heard them before:

Keid – “eggshells”

Avior – “my father is light”

Reinmuth – “counsel mind”

Chertan – “two small ribs”

Sabik – “eager”

Aquila – “the eagle”

Cygnus – “swan”

Helix – “spiral ornament”

Maffei – “gift of the lord”

Adhil – “the tail”

Virgo – “young”

Hercules – “glory of Hera”

9.     Make sure the first and second name fit with each other.

This happens rarely that the first and seconds names do not fit and meet each other well. It is, however, something you would not want.

Check out celestial names and try to make full names that fit each other nicely:

Cetus – “sea monster”

Rigel – “Orion constellation”

Aerglo – “the night sky”

Titania – “the Uranus moons”

Oberon – “biggest moon”

Musca – “fly”

Portia – “a moon of Uranus in space”

Gemini – “twins”

Ara – “altar”

Vulcan – “hypothetical planet”

Calypso – “Queen Nymph

Volans – “to flying fish”

Cordelia – “the inner moon of Uranus”

Jericho – “the moon”

Lupus – “wolf”

Pegasus – “strong”

Elgafar – “the forgiver”

Wurren – “little fish”

Fath – “conquest”

10.  Avoid names with too many syllables.

Baby names with too many syllables are complex. They are hard to remember. They should be avoided.

About Babar Tarar

Babar Tarar is a computer science student. Currently, he is working on content with the Namesfrog team. When he is not doing anything, he loves to watch movies, play games, and learn something new on internet.