These 85 star-inspired baby names are out of this world

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Star names are just stellar.

Parents interested in choosing a baby name inspired by the stars should look for one with a little sparkle. Your baby will know just how loved they are when you pick a star name.

One of the most popular names for girls right now is inspired by the stars. While Luna specifically refers to the moon, it conjures up images of the stars in the night sky. It is the 10th most popular baby girl name, according to the Social Security Administration, and its star has been rising since it cracked the top 1,000 baby girl names in 2003. Other popular girl names that mean star include Arabella, Stella and Esther.

When it comes to boy names that mean star, Albert, Apollo and Cosmo are all great names to consider.

And just as we can all see the stars from wherever we are in the world, this list of star names is truly international. Albanian, Greek, Arabic, Hawaiian, Indigenous American, East African, Indian and Turkish baby names are all on the list.

Star names for girls

  1. Arabella

  2. Anangikwe

  3. Arevik

  4. Arpi

  5. Astra

  6. Aurora

  7. Aya

  8. Aygün

  9. Bituin

  10. Citlalli

  11. Csilla

  12. Danica

  13. Dzvezda

  14. Elanor

  15. Estelle

  16. Esther

  17. Estrella

  18. Goizargi

  19. Haruko

  20. Heavenly

  21. Hōkūlani

  22. Hoshi

  23. Hoshiko

  24. Luna

  25. Marisol

  26. Maristela

  27. Nova

  28. Odtsetseg

  29. Saulė

  30. Savitri

  31. Seren

  32. Setareh

  33. Sitara

  34. Solfried

  35. Sole

  36. Sonseeahray

  37. Solveig

  38. Star

  39. Starla

  40. Stella

  41. Steren

  42. Sterre

  43. Tara

  44. Tähti

  45. Tiên

  46. Tsiuri

  47. Yıldız

  48. Yōko

  49. Yulduz

  50. Zhuldyz

  51. Zornitsa

  52. Zoryana

  53. Zvjezdana

Star names for boys

  1. Akihiko

  2. Albert

  3. Albus

  4. Apollo

  5. Areg

  6. Argus

  7. Asterix

  8. Astrophel

  9. Atlas

  10. Azhar

  11. Bhaskara

  12. Byeong-Ho

  13. Cielo

  14. Cosmo

  15. Elrond

  16. Esteban

  17. Itri

  18. Jiemba

  19. Jupiter

  20. Lucien

  21. Manlius

  22. Mars

  23. Najm

  24. Omondi

  25. Orion

  26. Prabhat

  27. Rytis

  28. Shihab

  29. Summanus

  30. Starling

  31. Vihaan

  32. Ylli

This article was originally published on TODAY.com

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