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Celestial Names,
Heavenly Names, Planet Names
Planet names and names that mean asteroid, 
comet, heaven, heavenly, sky, Jupiter, Mars, Venus, etc.
Also see Star Names and Moon names.

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FEMALE NAMES:

  1. AMATERASU (天照): Japanese name composed of the elements ama "heaven, sky" and terasu "to shine," hence "shining over heaven." In mythology, this is the name of a sun goddess who rules the heavens.

  2. AMPHITRITE (Αμφιτρίτη): Greek name composed of the elements amphi "around, of both kinds, on both sides," and the Triton "sea," hence "around the sea" or "on both sides of the sea." In mythology, this is the name of a sea goddess, who became the consort of Poseidon. It is also the name of an asteroid.

  3. ANAHITA (آناهیتا): Persian name meaning "immaculate." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of fertility and water. It is also the Persian name for the planet Venus.

  4. AMATERASU (天照): Japanese name composed of the elements ama "heaven, sky" and terasu "to shine," hence "shining over heaven." In mythology, this is the name of a sun goddess who rules the heavens.

  5. ARACELI: Spanish name meaning "altar of the sky."
  6. ARACELIS: Variant form of Spanish Araceli, meaning "altar of the sky."
  7. ARACELY: Variant spelling of Spanish Araceli, meaning "altar of the sky."
  8. ARCELIA: Variant form of Spanish Araceli, meaning "altar of the sky."
  9. CÆLIA: Feminine form of Roman Latin Cælius, probably meaning "heaven."
  10. CELESTE: English form of French Céleste, meaning "heavenly."
  11. CÉLESTE: French feminine form of Latin unisex Cælestis, meaning "heavenly."
  12. CELESTINA: Feminine form of Italian/Spanish Celestino, meaning "heavenly."
  13. CÉLESTINE: Feminine form of French Célestin, meaning "heavenly."
  14. CELESTINE: English form of French Célestine, meaning "heavenly."
  15. CELESTYNA: Feminine form of Polish Celestyn, meaning "heavenly."
  16. CELIA: Italian form of Latin Cælia, probably meaning "heaven." Compare with another form of Celia.
  17. CÉLIA: Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Cælia, probably meaning "heaven."
  18. CÉLINE: French feminine form of Roman Cælinus, meaning "heaven."
  19. CHIELA: Esperanto name meaning "heavenly."
  20. CIEL: English name derived from the French word for "sky."
  21. CORDELIA: English name which may be an elaborated form of the Latin word cor, meaning "heart." This is the name of a legendary queen of the Britons. It is also the name of a moon of Uranus and an asteroid, both of which were named after a Shakespeare character who also bore this name.

  22. DI: English short form of Latin Diana and French Diane, meaning "divine, heavenly."

  23. DIANA: Latin name meaning "divine, heavenly." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a goddess of the moon and hunting.
  24. DIANE: French form of Latin Diana, meaning "divine, heavenly."
  25. DIANN: English variant spelling of French Diane, meaning "divine, heavenly."
  26. DIANNA: Variant spelling of Latin Diana, meaning "divine, heavenly."
  27. DIANNE: Variant spelling of French Diane, meaning "divine, heavenly."
  28. DIDI: English short form of Latin Diana, meaning "divine, heavenly." Compare with masculine Didi.
  29. DIVINA: English name based on the vocabulary word divine, meaning "goddess-like" or "from heaven."
  30. DIJANA (Дијана): Serbian form of Latin Diana, meaning "divine, heavenly."
  31. DYAN: English variant spelling of French Dianne, meaning "divine, heavenly."
  32. HEAVEN: English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Old English heofon, meaning "home of God," earlier "sky." 
  33. INANA: Variant spelling of Sumerian Inanna, meaning "lady of Heaven."
  34. INANNA: Sumerian name, possibly meaning "lady of Heaven." In Babylonian mythology, this is the name the daughter of Ea and sister of Nanshe; she is a goddess of the sky, earth, love, fertility and war.
  35. KAILANI: Hawaiian name meaning "sea and sky."
  36. KAYLA (קִיילֶע): Variant spelling of Yiddish Kayle, a form of Latin Cælia, probably meaning "heaven." Compare with another form of Kayla.
  37. KAYLE: Yiddish form of Latin Cælia, probably meaning "heaven."
  38. KIANA: Hawaiian form of Roman Diana, meaning "divine, heavenly."
  39. LANI: Hawaiian name meaning "heaven, sky."

  40. LEIA: Hawaiian name meaning "child of heaven." Compare with another form of Leia.
  41. LEILANI: Hawaiian name meaning "heavenly flowers."

  42. LUCINA: Latin name derived from the word lucus, meaning "grove." In Roman mythology, this is the name of a goddess of childbirth. She is equated with Latin Ilithyia (Greek Eileithyia), meaning "to relieve." An asteroid was named after her. 

  43. MAPIYA: Native American Sioux name meaning "sky."

  44. MARICELA: Contracted form of Spanish María Celia, meaning "rebel-heaven."

  45. MINOO (مینو): Persian name meaning "heaven, paradise."

  46. MINU (مینو): Variant spelling of Persian Minoo, meaning "heaven, paradise."

  47. NALANI: Hawaiian name meaning "the heavens."

  48. NEVAEH: Modern English name created by spelling "heaven" backwards.

  49. NOELANI: Hawaiian name meaning "heavenly girl; mist of heaven."

  50. OKELANI: Hawaiian name meaning "from heaven."

  51. OTTHILD: German name composed of the elements od "fortune, wealth" and hild "battle," hence "battle of fortune." This name was given to an asteroid discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth in Heidelberg, Germany on March 18, 1923. 

  52. OURANIA (Ουρανία): Greek myth name of a muse of astronomy, derived from the word ouranios, meaning "heavenly."

  53. QUIANA: English variant spelling of Hawaiian Kiana, meaning "divine, heavenly."
  54. QUIANNA: Variant spelling of English Quiana, meaning "divine, heavenly."
  55. URANIA: Latin form of Greek Ourania, meaning "heavenly."

  56. VENUS: Roman myth name of a goddess of love, meaning "love." Her Greek name is Aphrodite. This is also the name of the second planet in our solar system.

MALE NAMES:

  1. AN: Sumerian Mesopotamian name meaning "heaven; sky." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the heavens. Also spelled Anu. Compare with another form of An.

  2. ANHUR: Egyptian myth name of a sky god, meaning "skybearer," or "brings back the distant one." 

  3. ANU: Sumerian Babylonian myth name of a god of the heavens, meaning "heaven; sky." Also spelled An.

  4. ARISTARCHOS (Ἀρίσταρχος): Greek name composed of the elements aristo "best, excellent" and archo "chief, leading, ruling," hence "best ruler." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul. It is also the name of an asteroid and a crater on the Moon.

  5. ARISTARCHUS: Latin form of Greek Aristarchos, meaning "best ruler." In the bible, this is the name of a companion of Paul. It is also the name of an asteroid and a crater on the Moon.

  6. BAHRAM (بهرام): Persian name meaning "smiter of resistance" or "victorious." This is also a name for the planet Mars. In mythology, this is the name of an angel.

  7. CÆLESTINUS: Roman name derived from Latin unisex Cælestis, meaning "heavenly."
  8. CÆLINUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Cælius, meaning "heaven."
  9. CÆLIUS: Old Roman family name, probably derived from Latin clum, meaning "heaven."
  10. CÉLESTIN: French form of Latin Cælestinus, meaning "heavenly."
  11. CELESTINO: Italian and Spanish form of Latin Cælestinus, meaning "heavenly."
  12. CELESTYN: Polish form of Latin Cælestinus, meaning "heavenly."
  13. CELINO: Italian and Spanish form of Roman Latin Cælinus, meaning "heaven."
  14. CELIO: Italian and Spanish form of Latin Cælius, meaning "heaven."

  15. DASHIELL (pron. daSHEEL): Americanized form of the French surname De Chiel used as a personal name, composed of the French elements de "of" and chiel "heaven," hence "from heaven."

  16. GÖKER: Turkish name meaning "man of the sky."

  17. GORLASSAR: Old Welsh epithet belonging to Uther Pendragon, possibly meaning "above the blue" or "higher than the sky."

  18. GORLOIS: French Arthurian legend name of Igraine's first husband, the Duke of Cornwall, before she married Uther Pendragon. The name may have been derived from Gorlassar, an Old Welsh epithet belonging to Uther, possibly meaning "above the blue" or "higher than the sky."

  19. JUPITER: Latin name derived from the Indo-European compound *dyēus-pəter, meaning "God the father." In mythology, this is the name of the god of the Roman state, in charge of laws and social order. He is also the god of daylight thunder as opposed to Summanus, god of night thunder. The planet Jupiter was named after him. Equated with Greek Zeus ("god").

  20. LANGIT: Chamoru and Tagalog (Philippine) name meaning "heaven."

  21. MAHPEE: Native American Sioux name meaning "sky."

  22. MARS: In Roman mythology, this is the name of a god of war after whom a planet and the month of March were named. Mars has no Indo-European derivation and is most likely derived from the name of the Etruscan god Maris, meaning "of the sea." Only later did he become associated with Ares, the Greek god of "war." 

  23. MERCURY: Short form of Roman Mercurius, a name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy." In mythology, Mercury is a messenger god associated with Greek Hermês. Originally, though, he was a god of tradesmen and thieves. The first planet of the solar system was named after him. 

  24. NEPTUNE: Short form of Latin Neptunus, probably meaning "moist, wet." In mythology, this is the name of a god of horses and the sea. His Greek name is Poseidon. The planet Neptune was named after him.

  25. ORION (Ωρίων): Greek name, probably meaning "mountain man." But some sources say that the name may actually be of Akkadian origin; if so, it means "light of heaven." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Titan gods, a primordial hunter who was killed by a scorpion. A constellation was named after him. Orion had two dogs; their names were: Arktophonos and Ptoophagos

  26. ORTZI: Basque name meaning "sky."

  27. OSKARBI: Basque name meaning "clear sky."

  28. OURANOS (Οὐρανός): Greek name meaning "the heavens." In mythology, this is the name of the husband of Gaia and father of the Titans.

  29. PHOBOS (Φόβος): Greek name meaning "fear." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Ares. It is also the name of a moon of Mars.

  30. PHOIBOS (Φοίβος): Greek name meaning "shining one." In mythology, this is a byname for the sun and for the god Apollo.

  31. PLUTO: Latin form of Greek Plouton, meaning "wealth." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the underworld. The planet Pluto was named after him.

  32. RANGI: Maori myth name of a sky god, meaning "sky."

  33. SATURN: Roman name derived from Latin Saturnus, possibly meaning "to sow." In mythology, this is the name of a god of agriculture, after whom a planet in the solar system was named.

  34. SVAROG (Сварог): Slavic myth name of a god of the sky and sun, meaning "clear and bright."

  35. TXERU: Basque name meaning "sky."

  36. URANUS: Latin form of Greek Ouranos, meaning "the heavens." In mythology, this is the name of the husband of Gaia and father of the Titans.

  37. ZERU: Basque name meaning "sky."

UNISEX NAMES:

  1. CÆLESTIS: Latin unisex name meaning "heavenly." In Roman mythology, this is an epithet belonging to the goddess Diana and the god Jupiter

  2. CÆLESTIS: Latin unisex name meaning "heavenly." In Roman mythology, this is an epithet belonging to the god Jupiter (Jupiter Cælestis) and the goddess Diana (Diana Cælestis).

  3. HANEUL: Korean unisex name meaning "heaven, sky."

  4. IHUICATL: Nahuatl unisex name meaning "sky."

  5. KALANI: Hawaiian unisex name composed of the elements ka "the" and lani "heaven, sky," hence "the heaven, the sky."

  6. SKY: English unisex name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning simply "sky."
  7. SKYE: Variant of English unisex Sky, meaning "sky."
  8. SORA (): Japanese unisex name meaning "sky."
  9. XIHUITLNahuatl unisex name meaning "year" or "comet."

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