105 Space Baby Names for Boys

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There’s no denying that your baby boy is the center of your universe, so why not choose a name for him that is out of this world? Our universe is vast and loaded with tons of name inspo from stars, galaxies, and planets; you have tons of options to choose from. Here are common and unique space-related names that are downright otherworldly.

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1. Acrux

Origin: A name combining star constellations of alpha and crux which means first or strongest and cross.
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2. Aelius

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Sun
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3. Aero

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Of the sky
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4. Aldrin

Origin: English
Meaning: Old and wise ruler
Buzz Aldrin, the second man on the Moon.
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5. Alioth

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: Fat tail of the sheep
Alioth is the brightest star in the Great Bear constellation, Ursa Major. It’s famous for being a navigational star often used by ancient sailors.
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6. Altair

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: Bird
Altair is in the Aquila constellation and is the 11th brightest star in the galaxy.
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7. Antares

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Rival to-Ares
The name of a giant red star; the brightest in the constellation Scorpio.
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8. Apollo

Origin: Greek mythology name
Meaning: God of the sun
Apollo is known primarily in the U.S. as the NASA space program between 1961 and 1972, which took the first humans to the moon.
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9. Aquarius

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Cupbearer or water bearer
Aquarius is a constellation of the Zodiac and one of the oldest documented constellations.
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10. Arche

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Beginning
Arche is the name of the moon that orbits around the planet Jupiter.
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11. Argo

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Field, lazy, slothful
Argo Navis, or simply Argo, was a large constellation in the southern sky.
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12. Ariel

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Lion of God
Ariel is also one of Uranus’ moons. It’s the fourth-largest to orbit this distant planet.
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13. Aries

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Ram
A constellation of brilliant stars located in the northern hemisphere.
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14. Aster

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Star
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15. Astro

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Of the stars
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16. Astrophel

Origin: Literary name
Meaning: Star lover
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17. Aten

Origin: Egyptian
Meaning: Sun disk
Aten is the name of a group of asteroids.
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18. Atlas

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Titan, to carry
Atlas is a triple star system belonging to Taurus.
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19. Avior

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: My father is my light
The name of a star in Carina constellation.
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20. Aydan

Origin: Turkish
Meaning: From the moon
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21. Aysel

Origin: Turkish
Meaning: Moon stream
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22. Badar

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: Full moon
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23. Belenos

Origin: Celtic
Meaning: Bright one or the shining one (sun god from Celtic mythology)
A star in Pieces constellation.
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24. Borealis

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Northern
An aurora Borelais, also known as the polar lights or aurora Polaris, is a natural light display in Earth’s sky.
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25. Callisto

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Best, most fair
The name of one of Jupiter’s moons.
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26. Canis

Origin: Latin
Meaning: The greater dog
Canis Major is a constellation that contains Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky.
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27. Castor

Origin: Greek
Meaning: He who excels
Castor is one of the twin stars in the Gemini constellation.
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28. Cepheus

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Father of Andromeda
Cepheus is a constellation in the northern sky.
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29. Cielo

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Sky
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30. Centaurus

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Centaur
Centaurus is a bright constellation in the southern sky.
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31. Cetus

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Sea monster of Poseidon
Cetus is one of the constellations cataloged by the Greek astronomer Ptolemy in the second century.
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32. Comet

Origin: Word name
Meaning: Long-haired star
Comet is an English word for a cosmic body of ice and gas that flies through the galaxy.
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33. Corvus

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Raven
Corvus is a small constellation in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere.
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34. Cosmo

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Order, beauty
The whole universe is known as the “cosmos”.
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35. Crater

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Basin; cup
Crater is a small constellation in the southern celestial hemisphere.
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36. Crux

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Cross
Crux is a constellation of the southern sky that is centered on four bright stars in a cross-shaped or kite-like asterism commonly known as the Southern Cross.
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37. Cygnus

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Swan
Cygnus is a northern constellation on the plane of the Milky Way.
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38. Cyrus

Origin: Greek, Persian
Meaning: Lord, the sun
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39. Deimos

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Terror
It is the name of one of the many moons on the planet of Mars.
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40. Delphinus

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Dolphin
Delphinus is a small constellation in the Northern Celestial Hemisphere, close to the celestial equator.
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41. Donati

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Given by god
Donati is the name of a long-period comet, named after Italian astronomer Giovanni Battista Donati.
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42. Draco

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Dragon
Draco is the name of a constellation in the northern sky.
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43. Elio

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: The sun
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44. Eridanus

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Footstool
Eridanus is a constellation in the southern celestial hemisphere.
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45. Eos

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Dawn
Eos is a name given to a group of asteroids.
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46. Eris

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Strife
Eris is the name of a dwarf planet, sometimes referred to as the tenth planet.
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47. Felis

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Lucky
A constellation founded by French astronomer Lalande which he dedicated to his cat.
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48. Galaxy

Origin: English
Meaning: System Of Stars
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49. Galileo

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Of Galilee
Galileo is the well-known name of Renaissance astronomer and mathematician.
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50. Ginan

Origin: Sanskrit
Meaning: Knowledge
A star in the Crux constellation
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51. Grus

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Crane
A constellation in the southern sky.
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52. Hamal

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: Lamb
Hamal is the name of the brightest star in the Aries constellation.
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53. Hercules

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Glory of Hera
Hercules is also the name of a star constellation.
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54. Holmes

Origin: English
Meaning: From the island in the river
The name of a periodic comet, traveling through our solar system.
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55. Illyrian

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Ancient tribe name
A star in the constellation of Leo Minor.
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56. Izar

Origin: Basque
Meaning: Star
The name of a binary star in the northern constellation of Boötes.
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57. Janus

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Gateway
It is the name of one of the moons of the planet Saturn.
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58. Jerah

Origin: Hebrew
Meaning: Moon
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59. Jericho

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: City of moons
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60. Jupiter

Origin: Roman
Meaning: Sky father
The largest planet in our solar system and also the fifth one closest to Sun.
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61. Keenan

Origin: Irish
Meaning: Ancient
A galaxy name.
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62. Keid

Origin: Egyptian
Meaning: Broken eggshells
A triple star system in the Eridanus constellation.
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63. Kepler

Origin: German
Meaning: Occupational name for a maker of cloaks and hoods
Kepler, was the name of a 17th-century polymath, Johannes Kepler, who unearthed the laws of planetary motion.
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64. Kuiper

Origin: Dutch
Meaning: Cooper
Kuiper is the name of a small band of space rocks, floating near Neptune. It’s also the surname of a famous astronomer.
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65. Leo

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Lion
A northern constellation depicting a lion.
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66. Lynx

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Animal name
Lynx is a constellation named after the animal, usually observed in the Northern Celestial Hemisphere.
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67. Mars

Origin: Latin
Meaning: God of war
Mars is the name of the red planet in the solar system.
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68. Mercury

Origin: Latin
Meaning: The messenger of god
The smallest planet in the solar system.
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69. Meteor

Origin: Greek
Meaning: High in the air
A name that astronomers give to small metallic or rocky bodies that shoot through the galaxy.
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70. Moon

Origin: English via Latin
Meaning: Satellite of the earth
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71. Namid

Origin: Native American
Meaning: Star dancer
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72. Nash

Origin: English
Meaning: At the ash tree
A star located in the constellation of Sagittarius.
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73. Neptune

Origin: Roman
Meaning: God of the sea (Roman variant of Poseidon)
In astrology, Neptune is the seventh planet from the sun.
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74. Oberon

Origin: German
Meaning: Noble and bear-like
Oberon is also a moon belonging to Uranus.
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75. Octans

Origin: Latin
Meaning: The eighth part of a circle
Octans is a faint constellation of the southern sky.
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76. Orion

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Hunter
Orion is a prominent constellation located on the celestial equator and visible throughout the world.
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77. Pallas

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Youth, wisdom
Pallas is the name of a family of asteroids.
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78. Pavo

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Small, peacock
Pavo is a constellation in the southern sky.
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79. Pegasus

Origin: Greek
Meaning: From a water spring
A constellation in the northern sky.
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80. Phoenix

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Purplish-red bird
Phoenix is a minor constellation in the southern sky.
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81. Polaris

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Pole star
Polaris is the name of the North Star.
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82. Pollux

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Crown
A star in the constellation Gemini.
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83. Pluto

Origin: Roman
Meaning: God of the underworld, rich
A dwarf planet.
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84. Proteus

Origin: Greek
Meaning: The first
Neptune’s largest inner satellite.
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85. Pyxis

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Boxtree
Pyxis is a small and faint constellation in the southern sky.
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86. Qamar

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: Moon
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87. Rasalas

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: The northern (star) of the lion’s head
A star within the Leo constellation.
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88. Realtin

Origin: Celtic
Meaning: Little star
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89. Regulus

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Prince
The name of the brightest star in the Leo constellation.
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90. Rigel

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: Foot
A star in the constellation of Orion.
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91. Sabik

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: One who comes in first
Sabik is a star in Ophiuchus.
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92. Saros

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Sweep
Saros Cycle is a period in which eclipses repeat themselves.
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93. Saturn

Origin: Roman
Meaning: God of agriculture.
Saturn is the farthest planet from Earth discovered by the unaided human eye, Saturn has been known since ancient times.
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94. Serpens

Origin: Latin
Meaning: The serpent
One of the Greek constellations, first cataloged by the Greek astronomer Ptolemy in the 2nd century.
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95. Sirius

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Burning
Sirius is the name of the brightest star in the galaxy.
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96. Sol

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Sun
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97. Solar

Origin: Word name
Meaning: The sun
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98. Tarak

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: Morning star
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99. Taurus

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Bull
One of the constellations of the zodiac.
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100. Themis

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Law of nature, or divine law
Themis is the name of a group of asteroids.
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101. Thule

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Place name
Thule is the furthest point north in Greek mythology and cartography it is also the name of a large asteroid.
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102. Titan

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Defender
Titan is the name of one of Saturn’s largest moons.
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103. Virgo

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Maiden, pure or chaste
Virgo is the second-largest constellation in the sky.
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104. Wurren

Origin: Aboriginal Australian (Wardaman)
Meaning: Child
Wurren is the name of a multiple-star system.
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105. Zenith

Origin: English
Meaning: The highest point in the heavens
Zenith represents the point of the celestial sphere that’s directly above an observer on earth.
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