This list of space-related baby names will sure to appeal to any parents who love the planets, stars, moons and constellations that make up our galaxy! These are also perfect for any aspiring astronauts or future NASA employees.
This girl’s name meaning ‘star’ is based on the Greek word ‘aster’ or the Latin word ‘astrum’.
Callisto is an uncommon name of Greek origin. In Greek mythology, Callisto was a nymph of Artemis. It is also the name of a moon, the third-largest in the solar system, of the planet Jupiter.
In Greek mythology, Ganymede was a Trojan youth who was so beautiful that he was carried off by Zeus to be the cup-bearer for the Olympic gods. It is also the name given to one of the Galilean moons of the planet Jupiter.
In Roman mythology, Jupiter was the king of the gods – the Latinised version of the original Greek god Zeus. It is also the name of the fth planet from the sun and the largest planet within the solar system.
The name Luna comes from the Latin word for the moon.
In Roman mythology, Mercury was a messenger who wore winged sandals. He was the god of trade, thieves and travel. It is also the name of the closest planet to the sun in the solar system.
In Roman mythology, Neptune was the Roman god of water, the sea and religion. Neptune is also the name of a planet in the solar system.
Orion is an uncommon given name for baby boys. Orion was a mighty hunter, the son of Poseidon, who was turned into a constellation.
Star is a name which has associations with brightness and fame. The name is not common in Britain but it is used in English-speaking countries.
This is the name of the Roman goddess of beauty and love. It is also the second closest planet to the sun.