People have looked to the sky for inspiration for thousands of years, so why not look to the cosmos for a baby name. With a vast universe full of stars, galaxies, and planets, you’ve got plenty to choose from. Here are some unique baby girl names inspired by space, which we think are out of this world!
Origin: Greek mythology name
Alcyone is the brightest star in the Pleiades star cluster.
Meaning: A ring
A Star in the Constellation Gemini.
Origin: Russian, Turkish, and Arabic
Meaning: Heavens, exalted, and highborn
The name from the star system, Theta Serpentis.
Meaning: Tender goddess
Amalthea is the largest of the inner satellites of Jupiter.
Origin: Greek and Latin
A constellation in the Southern Celestial Hemisphere.
Aquila is a constellation on the celestial equator. It represents the bird that carried Zeus/Jupiter’s thunderbolts in Greek-Roman mythology.
Meaning: Dawnlight or rising sun
Ascella is a star system in part of the Sagittarius constellation.
Asterope is a blue-white sequence star located in the constellation Taurus.
The brightest star that’s part of the Triangulum Australe.
Meaning: Charioteer, or wagoner
Auriga is a lesser-known constellation neighboring Gemini and Taurus that is visible in the northern hemisphere during the winter months.
The name of the eleventh brightest star in the sky.
Meaning: A small dwelling place
The gap in Saturn’s ring is known as “Cassini’s division”.
Columba constellation is located in the southern sky.
Feminine form of Cosmo from the Greek name Kosmas.
Meaning: Mother of all gods
Astronomers gave the name to the largest asteroid in our solar system.
Despina refers to the inner satellite of the planet Neptune.
A constellation founded by French astronomer Lalande which he dedicated to his cat.
Meaning: She who is milk-white
Galatea is also the name of a moon circling Neptune.
Gemini is one of the constellations of the zodiac and is located in the northern celestial hemisphere.
Meaning: Bleary-eyed one
The second brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor.
Meaning: Water serpent
Hydra is the largest of the 88 modern constellations, its southern end borders Libra and Centaurus, and its northern end borders Cancer.
Meaning: Honey and moon
Lacerta constellation lies in the northern sky, between Andromeda and Cygnus.
Meaning: The scales
Libra is a constellation of the zodiac and is located in the Southern celestial hemisphere.
Meaning: Animal name
Lynx is a constellation named after the animal, usually observed in the Northern Celestial Hemisphere.
Meaning: Shining one
The name of a star in Orion’s belt.
Meaning: Bearer of good news
Nashira is a giant star found in the Capricorn constellation.
Meaning: To name
A star in the Cassiopeia constellation.
Meaning: New moon
Origin: Australian Aboriginal
Meaning: Goddess of the stars
Meaning: Like the moon
Meaning: Young girl
It is a star in the Ursa Major constellation.
Meaning: The sea
Thalassa is one of the moons of Neptune.
Origin: Greek mythology name
Thebe is the fourth of Jupiter’s moons by distance from the planet.
Meaning: Land of giants
A moon of the planet Uranus.
Origin: Latin, Sanskrit
Meaning: Shore, coast
Vela is a constellation in the southern sky, which contains the Vela Supercluster.
Zaniah is a triple star system in the constellation of Virgo.
A star in the constellation of Leo.