Space Baby Names for Girls

If astronomy and space have always amazed you, why not shoot the stars for baby names? Space baby names are popular and incorporate the names of stars, planets, comets, meteors, and satellites. Many celestial objects are named after Greek or Roman gods and goddesses since Greek and Roman mythology influences many space names. We have compiled a comprehensive list of space-themed baby names for your little girl.

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Adhara

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: Virgins
After Sirius, Adhara is the second brightest star in the sky.

Alasia

Origin: English
Meaning: Pretty or special
A star in the Serpens constellation.

Alhena

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: A ring
Alhena is a star in the constellation Gemini.

Alpha

Origin: Greek
Meaning: First letter of their alphabet
Alpha is the name used for the most radiant star in every constellation.

Alula

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: The first leap
It’s the palindromic name of a rare binary star system (two stars that appear as one because of their proximity). 

Andromeda

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Advising like a man
Andromeda is a galaxy most prominent during autumn evenings in the Northern Hemisphere, along with several other constellations named for characters in the Perseus myth.

Apollonia

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Belonging to Apollo
In Greek mythology, Apollo was the god of the sun.

Ara

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Brings rain, altar
Ara is a small constellation located in the southern sky.

Ariel

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

Aries

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Ram
Alhena is a star in the constellation Gemini.

Aster

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Star

Astra

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Of the stars

Aurora

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Dawn
An aurora, also known as the polar lights or aurora polaris, is a natural light display in Earth’s sky, predominantly seen in high-latitude regions.

Belinda

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Beautiful
Belinda is the name of the ninth moon of the planet Uranus. 

Bellatrix

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Female warrior
Bellatrix is the name of a star in the Orion constellation. 

Bianca

Origin: Italian
Meaning: White
The name was given to one of Uranus moons when it was discovered by Voyager 2

Calypso

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Conceal
Calypso is the name of a moon, orbiting Saturn.

Carina

Origin: Italian
Meaning: Dear
Carina is the name of the constellation that contains Canopus. Canopus is the second-brightest star in the sky.

Cassiopeia

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Cassia juice
A constellation in the northern sky named after the vain queen Cassiopeia, mother of Andromeda, in Greek mythology.

Catalina

Origin: Spanish
Meaning: Pure
Catalina is an Oort cloud comet.

Celeste

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Of the heavens

Ceres

Origin: Roman mythology
Meaning: Goddess of the harvest
Ceres is the largest object in the asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. 

Chandra

Origin: Sanskrit
Meaning: Moon

Chara

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Joy
A star in the northern constellation of Canes Venatici.

Cordelia

Origin: Latin and Celtic
Meaning: Heart or daughter of the sea
A name of the innermost moon of the planet Uranus.

Cressida

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Gold
Located in the outer asteroid belt, Cybele is a very large asteroid that orbits between Mars and Jupiter.

Cybele

Origin: Greek
Meaning: The mother of all gods
The name of one of the smaller moons orbiting Uranus. 

Danica

Origin: Slavic
Meaning: Morning star

Dione

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Divine queen
The name was given to a moon near Saturn. 

Elara

Origin: Greek mythology name
The name was given to one of Jupiter’s moons.

Electra

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Amber
Astronomers gave the name to a giant star found in the Taurus constellation. In Greek mythology, Electra was one of the Pleiades, the seven daughters of Atlas and Pleione.

Flora

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Flower
Flora is the name of an asteroid orbiting the sun. 

Galexia

Origin: Modern variation of the word galaxy

Halley

Origin: English
Meaning: Dweller at the hall meadow
Halley’s comet is a short-period comet visible from Earth every 75–76 years. 

Helene

Origin: French
Meaning: Bright or shining one
Helene is the name of a moon belonging to Saturn.

Hesper

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Evening star

Ida

Origin: German
Meaning: Industrious one
Ida was the name given to an asteroid in the Kronis family.

Irena

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Peace
A star in the Hercules constellation.

Larissa

Origin: Russian
Meaning: Citadel
The fifth moon of Neptune is known as Larissa. 

Leda

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Happy
The name of the moon of the planet Jupiter. 

Luna

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Moon

Lyra

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Lyre
The harp-looking constellation in the northern hemisphere is known as Lyra. 

Maia

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Mother

Mira

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Wonderful
A red star in the Cetus constellation.

Miranda

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Admirable
Miranda refers to the smallest of all the major moons of the planet Uranus.

Moon

Origin: English via Latin
Meaning: Satellite of the earth

Norma

Origin: English
Meaning: Precept
A small constellation of stars in the southern hemisphere.

Nova

Origin: Latin
Meaning: New
A nova is an astronomical event that causes the sudden appearance of a bright, apparently “new” star that slowly fades over several weeks or many months.

Oberon

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

Ophelia

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Help
Ophelia is one of the small inner moons of Uranus. 

Orion

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Hunter
There are many constellations in the solar system, but Orion is one of the most famous. Orion is a prominent constellation located on the celestial equator and visible throughout the world. Greek mythology describes Orion as a giant huntsman elevated to the heavens by Zeus. 

Pandora

Origin: Greek
Meaning: All gifted

Phoebe

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Bright
Phoebe is an irregular satellite of Saturn. In ancient Greek religion and mythology, Phoebe was one of the first generations of Titans.

Phoenix

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

Portia

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Pig, hog, or doorway
Portia is the second-largest moon of Uranus.

Rhea

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Flowing
Rhea is the second-largest moons of Saturn

Rosalind

Origin: German
Meaning: Lovely rose
Rosalind is an inner satellite of Uranus. 

Selene

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Goddess of the moon

Starla

Origin: American
Meaning: Star

Stella

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Star

Urania

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Heavenly

Ursa

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Little she-bear
The name of the constellations Ursa Major and Ursa minor

Vega

Origin: Arabic
Meaning: Swooping eagle
A feminine name of Spanish and Arabic origins. Vega, also called Alpha Lyrae, is the brightest star in the northern constellation Lyra and the fifth brightest in the night sky.

Venus

Origin: Latin
Meaning: Roman goddess of love and beauty
Venus is also the second planet from the sun, it’s often called Earth’s twin because it’s similar in size and density.

Zeta

Origin: Hebrew, Greek letter name
Meaning: Olive
Zeta Arietis is the Bayer designation for a star in the northern constellation of Aries.

Zosma

Origin: Greek
Meaning: Girdle
A white subgiant star located in the constellation Leo.

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