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Space-Themed Baby Names | Astronomy Names

One of my favorite books growing up was a coffee table book full of space images. It completely captured my imagination. I remember spending hours and hours looking through every page over and over again. Maybe this is why I’ve always been interested in names with space-themed meanings and connections. Here are a couple lists with some of my favorites:

NAMES WITH SPACE-THEMED MEANINGSSpace-Themed Baby Names

These names have traditionally been given to girls:

  • ASTERA – (Greek) star
  • CÉLINE – (French) heavenly, celestial [There are tons of beautiful international variations of this one! Check out BABY NAMES MADE EASY for more.]
  • CHANDRA – (Sanskrit) moon
  • DANICA – (Slavic) morning star
  • ESTELLE – (French) star
  • HALA – (Arabic) moon’s halo
  • LUNA – (Latin) moon
  • MINA – (Hindi) Pisces
  • NATESA – (Hindi) cosmic dancer
  • SOLEIL – (French) sun
  • TARA – (Sanskrit) shining star

These names have traditionally been given to boys:

  • COSMO – (Greek) universe, order
  • DESMOND – (Latin) universe, heavens
  • JERICHO – (Hebrew) moon
  • KIRAN – (Sanskrit) sunbeam, moonbeam
  • NAMID – (Native American) star dancer
  • PRANAV – (Hindi) primordial, universe
  • QAMAR – (Arabic) moon
  • RAVINDRA – (Sanskrit) mighty sun
  • RINN – (Irish) star, constellation
  • SAMSON – (Hebrew) sun
  • TARIQ – (Arabic) night visitor, morning star

NAMES WITH ASTRONOMY CONNECTIONS

Here are some cool constellation and astronomy-related names that would make great baby names:

  • ARIES
  • CASSIOPEIA
  • GEMINI
  • LEO
  • LIBRA
  • LYRA
  • NOVA
  • ORION
  • POLLUX
  • SCORPIO
  • SOLSTICE
  • VEGA
  • VENUS

More Baby Name Ideas

I have many more space-themed names in my book BABY NAMES MADE EASY. Let me know what your favorites are.

Happy naming ♥ Amanda

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