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Coming from the original name "Caelestis" meaning "Sky, heavenly." I think it's beautiful!
-- Tbird  7/28/2005
I love Celeste's lissom, gossamer, otherworldly beauty.
-- tmarie  3/12/2006
This is SUCH a pretty name. I would SO name one of my kids this.
-- libbygirl  9/9/2006
This is so pretty, and a very pretty meaning as well.
-- Anonymous User  11/19/2006
Celeste Holm (born on April 29, 1919) is an American stage, film, and television actress.

She is perhaps best remembered for her Academy Award-winning role in Gentleman's Agreement (1947), as well as for her Oscar-nominated performance in All About Eve (1950).
-- sweetbabe  12/17/2006
I love this name. It's beautiful & feminine, is not overly used, has strength, and a great meaning. A brother named Sterling would be a great sib set.
-- Kitten  1/19/2007
The Italian word that gives the meaning of this name is used in an Aria in the opera "Aida" by Giuseppe Vedri. The aria is "Celeste Aida" meaning "heavenly Aida." I like the name because I like the aria, and because my father and grandfather also liked this aria.
-- Anonymous User  2/4/2007
This name is pretty, but it always makes me sad. It was going to be the name of my sister, who ended up stillborn. :(
-- Topaz Kitsune  2/12/2007
I love the name Celeste. I have people call me that in public places where I don't want anybody to know my real name. Celeste reminds me of the lady of the guy that got killed in Mystic River and it reminds me of a Jewish lady, and Italian lady. And it rhymes with molest. But overall it's a nice name.
-- roxhai  3/6/2007
This is such a sweet name for a little girl!
-- Luangi  5/31/2007
I LOVE this name! Celeste is such a beautiful name. Although I prefer the Spanish pronunciation or the classical Greek (in my opinion! lol) which is cel-es-TEH or cel-es-TAY and the classical Greek would be cel-es-TEE. Lovely! :)
-- Anonymous User  6/16/2007
I personally like this name, and it's used here in Brazil. I pronounce it sel-est-ee.
-- dreamgirl54  11/15/2007
I'm not sure she quite qualifies as a famous bearer, but Queen Celeste from the little kid Babar series is certainly the first person, uh, make that animal, that I think of when I hear this name. In the series, the capital city of the elephants is even called "Celesteville" after their queen. Because of the fact that I associate the name with the Queen of the Elephants (even though I love the Babar series and think everyone should read it to their children) the name has been somewhat ruined for me. However, I can appreciate the beauty of the name and its meaning, "heavenly". It is from the same root as the English word "celestial"
-- Luanna  1/9/2008
Also a French name, it means "heavenly".
-- Yuri_34  2/3/2008
As sombody who has been given the name Celeste, I agree that it is a beautiful name.
-- ccdd2  8/11/2008
Means "light blue" in Spanish. You would never call something that is light blue (celeste) blue (azul) because it is as different as calling something that is pink red in English.
-- Sida  9/11/2008
I don't really like or dislike this name. But I know I girl named Celeste and everyone makes fun of her because her name rhymes with "molest".
-- Anonymous User  11/5/2009
Celeste is one of the Runners in the PS3 game "Mirror's Edge".
-- Ailis  11/21/2009
A celeste (also called a celesta) is a musical instrument. It is much like a piano, but sounds almost like bells. It's got a very fairy-esque sound. Tchaikovsky used it in his Nutcracker ballet, and he loved the sound so much (so I've read) that he tried to keep the existence of the celeste as secret as possible from other composers in an effort to have the instrument all to himself.
-- thefancyapple  3/18/2011
This name is so heavenly! This name is marvelous!

I also like the name Celesta very much :)
-- xxlovedisxx  5/4/2011
The English pronunciation of the name "Celeste" unfortunately brings thought immediately to the word "Incest." Consequently or not-- it reflects my view on the name... hideous. It simply sounds quite unprofessional, a bit childish, and perhaps even geriatric. The Italian pronunciation, on the other hand, brightens the title to tolerability.
-- Francesca  5/6/2011
Wow, Francesca, I've never heard anyone else say that. I think you might be the only one who thinks of incest when they hear the beautiful name Celeste.

I just love this name, the sound of it, the way it looks in print, everything. I knew a girl named Celeste and it took me a while to get used to it, but now that I have, I like it a great deal.
-- KittyKat78  7/2/2011
Celeste is so pretty and so pleasant to say... Celeste. In fact, I think it's SO pretty that it doesn't matter if it rhymes with "molest"! And I actually asked my friend once if she thought of "molest" when she heard "Celeste" (believe me, my friend has a dirty mind), and she said:

"No... it reminds me of celestial bodies."

So if you love Celeste, don't let that hold you back!
-- Bunko0  8/5/2011
This name has some very bad associations for me because every Celeste I've ever met was a total bitch. It's shame because the name itself is not so bad and the meaning is lovely.
-- renee06  10/4/2011
I think this name is absolutely beautiful. Unfortunately, it's been ruined for me as it belongs to an extremely snobby, bratty girl at my school.
-- skybluecandle  10/4/2012
I really like this name. It's very sweet. I can think of really good middle name combonations: Aimee Celeste, Anna Celeste, Celeste Marie, Marie Celeste, Anne Celeste.
-- Almonds  7/25/2013
Celeste is the name of a brand name for microwave pizzas that I basically grew up on as a child. That's what I think of when I hear this name.
-- Icycoldhot  8/25/2013
What a beautiful, underused name. Ages well, too. I'm glad it's still in the top 1000. A cute nickname in my opinion would be Essie :)
-- Anonymous User  9/2/2013
I used to not care for this name, but now I love it. It is so beautiful, and as a physics student (and potential astrophysicist) I fancy the connections to 'celestial'.
-- Anonymous User  3/15/2014
I've always hated this name. I immediately think of the words molest and incest. Glad to see I'm not the only one.
-- sharky1973  4/22/2014
My 2 cents. My name is Celeste. When I was younger I hated my name. I was a child of the 80s and I would be teased constantly because of the frozen pizza, "Mama Celeste". Even as an adult occasionally someone will think they are real clever and bring it up, its real old. :) Thankfully I have never been compared to "molest", etc. One thing I get a lot is people think that I must be French because of my name. Apparently it is a very popular French name. As an adult I quite like my name now because it is unique and has a very nice meaning.
-- etselec  4/29/2014
Celeste is a stunningly beautiful, elegant and classy name!
-- LoveHeartKawaii  5/18/2014
It sounds like a pretty name that reminds me of heaven, but at the same time, I think of nicknames like molest and incest being used hurtfully or jokingly.
-- Anonymous User  6/15/2014
How anyone can like this name is beyond me. Celeste is ugly and pretenious and even rhymes with something...
Think you can understand what I'm talking about. If not, replace the C with an M. Yeah...
This name is just awful in my book. Not anything nice to say about it...
Glad it isn't ridiculously popular.
-- Anonymous User  8/9/2014

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