Celestial Names

Male Names
  • Orion (Greek) - N/A [English speaking countries]

    Orion was a hunter in Greek mythology. A constellation also bears his name.
    The name is possibly related to Greek 'horion' ('boundary, limit') or 'ouron' ('urine'), which relates to the myth.

  • Taurean (Latin) - Of Taurus [English speaking countries]

    May or may not be related to the astrological sign, Taurus. People who are born under the sign of Taurus are called Taureans.

Female Names
  • Aurora (Latin) - Dawn [English and Norwegian speaking countries]

    The aurorae are coloured lights that appear in the night sky in the polar zones. They are the result of the collision of charged ions from the magnetosphere with atoms in the upper atmosphere. They were named after Aurora, the Roman goddess of dawn.

  • Citlali (Aztec) - Star [English speaking countries]
  • Dawn (English) - Sunrise, daybreak [English speaking countries]

    Dawn was an extremely popular name in the 1960s and 70s. The multiple pronunciations listed cover a range of accents.

  • Estelle (Latin) - Star [English and French speaking countries]

    Common to England, Estelle is the French cognate of the Spanish Estella, which is derived from the Latin stella (star).

  • Estrella (Spanish) - Star [English and Spanish speaking countries]

    Spanish noun meaning star, Spanish form of Stella.

  • Heaven (English) - Heaven [English speaking countries]
  • Iris (Greek) - Rainbow [Dutch and English speaking countries]

    Iris was the ancient Greek goddess of the rainbow. Iris can also refer to a genus of ornamental flowering plants, or a part of the eye.

    Writer-philosopher Iris Murdoch was a famous bearer of this name.

    The painting "Irises,"

  • Luna (Latin) - Moon [English and Spanish speaking countries]

    Luna is the Latin word for moon, and was the name of Roman goddess of the moon, who is usually identified with the Greek goddess Selene.

    Luna Lovegood is a character in the 'Harry Potter' books.

    Luna was the 10th most popula

  • Selene (Greek) - Moon [English speaking countries]

    Selene was the Greek goddess of the Moon.

  • Soleil (French) - Sun [English speaking countries]

    Soleil is not used as a first name in France. Marie-Soleil occurs in Qu├ębec.

    Soleil Moon Frye is an American actress most notable for playing the title role in the 1980's television show "Punky Brewster".

  • Star (Latin) - Star [English speaking countries]
  • Sunny (English) - Filled with sunlight [English speaking countries]
Gender Neutral Names
  • Sky (Norse) - Sky [English speaking countries]