Baby Names Inspired by Outer Space
Check out this fantastic list of baby boy and baby girl names inspired by astronauts, planets, spacecraft and more.
Star Baby Names
Nearly a billion stars have names, and what beautiful names they are! Would you give your baby a name like Andromeda, Gemini or Orion?
Star names for girls: Aquarius, Aquila, Ara, Ariel, Calypso, Carina, Cassiopeia, Corona, Lira, Phoebe, Rhea, Sagitta, Ursa, Vela, and Venus
Star names for boys: Draco, Indus, Jupiter, Leo, Mars, Perseus, Phoenix, Triton, and Virgo
Astronomy Baby Names
Turn your baby into a stargazer with one of these names inspired by the world's most famous astronomers: Claudius (Ptolemy), Clyde (Tombaugh), Edmund (Halley), Galileo (Galilei), Johannes (Kepler), Maria (Mitchell), Nicholas (Copernicus), and Tycho (Brahe).
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Astronaut Baby Names
Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin beat American astronaut Alan Shepard to be the first man in space. Since then, many have followed – including these memorable space explorers: John (Glenn), James (Lovell, Jr.), Neil (Armstrong), Buzz (Aldrin), Sally (Ride), and Kathryn (Thornton).
Spacecraft Baby Names
Every NASA rocket and satellite is given a significant name. The names reflect everything from astronomy and exploration to music and colors to weapons and communications.
Spacecraft names for girls: Alexis, Anatolia, Ariane, Astrid, Aurora, Cerise, Dawn, Galaxy, Juno, Selene, Starlette, and Strela
Spacecraft names for boys: Aeros, Amos, Apollo, Artemis, Helios, Marco, Scout, Sirius, Vektor, and Zenith