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#1 Misslove

Posted 12 November 2012 - 04:33 PM

Hi guys,
I've been trying to find some interesting names of stars or constellations. Also planets (but not in our solar system), can you give me your ideas? Both genders please!

#2 Ianthe

Posted 12 November 2012 - 04:42 PM

Orion
Atlas


Andromeda
Aurora
Cassiopeia
Luna


#3 la di dah

Posted 12 November 2012 - 04:44 PM

Favourites for girls:
Lyra - a constellation. From the Greek for "harp"
Andromeda - A constellation and a galaxy.
Ayelet - A Hebrew reference to the morning star. Literal meaning would be "gazelle of dawn."  
Hesper, Hesperia - Greek goddess of the evening star.
Izarra, Esther, Estella - mean 'star' in various languages. Don't know if this is exactly what you wanted.

Favourites for boys
Orion - constellation
Atlas - triple star system
Altair - the brightest star in the constellation Aquila
Phoenix - constellation
Cyrus, Samson - names that mean 'sun'

EDIT: snap, ianthe! Crossposted, sorry!

Edited by la di dah, 12 November 2012 - 04:44 PM.


#4 PurpleNess

Posted 12 November 2012 - 04:46 PM

I also associate Astrid with  these types of names...even those it Norse....

#5 The 7 Dwarfs

Posted 12 November 2012 - 05:04 PM

Bellatrix is a name I quite like, although I hear it is the name of some not so nice character in a movie.

#6 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 12 November 2012 - 06:02 PM

QUOTE (The 7 Dwarfs @ 12/11/2012, 03:04 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Bellatrix is a name I quite like, although I hear it is the name of some not so nice character in a movie.

Yes, Harry Potter, Bellatrix LeStrange I think? but then you could argue that Luna is a character from the same movie, now that the franchise is over I don't think it would be much of an issue.

#7 Feral-as-Meggs

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:35 PM

wub.gif Lyra


The Pleiades.

Merope (mer-oh-pee)
Sterope
Maia
Electra
Taygeta
Celaeno
Alcyone
Atlas

Mimosa (alternative name of beta crucis - part of the southern cross).

#8 noi'mnot

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:41 PM

Vega. LOVE it. original.gif

#9 Gudrun

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:51 PM

Castor
Pollux
Sirius

Isis
Mimosa


#10 JJ

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:56 PM

Not a star per se, but Celeste is a celestial name (my DD's middle name - so I love it)! wub.gif

#11 DL1981

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:58 PM

Zenith
Quasar
(thank you IT crowd)
Sorry probably not much help wink.gif. I love La Di Dah's suggestions! Gorgeous!

#12 Lainskii

Posted 12 November 2012 - 07:58 PM

wub.gif Orion, really wanted to use this for a our boy but DH didn't like it at all


#13 flipped out

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:04 PM

Very surprised Stella hasn't been mentioned yet!

#14 Gudrun

Posted 12 November 2012 - 08:25 PM

Leo
Perseus
Aquila

#15 kerilyntaryn

Posted 12 November 2012 - 09:57 PM

Astronomy names

Stars

moon

Sun and Solar names



Adrastea Girl  Greek
Angelica Girl  Latin  
Arella Girl  Hebrew  
Aries Boy  Greek
Aslesa Boy  Sanskrit  
Aster Both  Greek  
Astra Girl  Greek  
Aurora Girl  Latin  
Calypso Girl  Greek
Chronos Boy  Greek  
Citlali Girl  Aztec  
Cloud Boy  English  
Cressida Girl  Greek  
Dawn Girl  English  
Draco Boy  Greek  
Dreama Girl  English
Electra Girl  Greek  
Elektra Girl  Greek
Erela Girl  Hebrew  
Estela Girl  Latin
Estella Girl  Latin  
Estelle Girl  Latin  
Estrella Girl  Spanish  
Etoile Girl  French  
Europa Girl  Greek  
Gemini Both  Latin  
Halcyon Girl  Greek  
Heaven Girl  English  
Hyperion Boy  Greek
Iris Girl  Greek  
Lucine Girl  Latin  
Luna Girl  Latin
Orion Boy  Greek Pluto Boy  Greek  
Rain Both  English
Rainbow Both  English  
Rainy Girl  English  
Selene Girl  Greek  
Seren Girl  Welsh  
Sky Both  Norse  
Soleil Girl  French  
Star Girl  Latin  
Subaru Boy  Japanese  
Sunny Girl  English  
Sunshine Girl  English
Taurean Boy  Latin  
Taurus Boy  Latin
Titania Girl  Latin
Venus Girl  Latin

Edited by kerilyntaryn, 12 November 2012 - 10:17 PM.


#16 Mazzle_Dazzle

Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:06 PM

Our first boy's middle name is Rocket, and so our second son had to have something similar, so his middle name is Astro



#17 Mazzle_Dazzle

Posted 12 November 2012 - 10:06 PM

. Sorry... Double post

Edited by Mazzle_Dazzle, 12 November 2012 - 10:07 PM.


#18 stickymicky

Posted 13 November 2012 - 12:06 PM

Altair
Andromeda
Apollo
Aries






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