Names with "star" in Meaning

This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keyword star.
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AHTAHKAKOOP   m   Native American, Cree
Means "star blanket" in Cree. This was the name of an early 19th-century Cree chief.
ASTRA   f   English (Rare)
Means "star", ultimately from Greek αστηρ (aster). This name has only been (rarely) used since the 20th century.
ASTRAEA   f   Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Αστραια (Astraia), derived from Greek αστηρ (aster) meaning "star". Astraea was a Greek goddess of justice and innocence. After wickedness took root in the world she left the earth and became the constellation Virgo.
ASTROPHEL   m   Literature
Probably intended to mean "star lover", from Greek αστηρ (aster) "star" and φιλος (philos) "lover, friend". This name was first used by the 16th-century poet Sir Philip Sidney in his collection of sonnets 'Astrophel and Stella'.
BITUIN   f   Tagalog
Means "star" in Tagalog.
CITLALI   f & m   Native American, Nahuatl
Means "star" in Nahuatl.
CSILLA   f   Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian csillag meaning "star". This name was created by the Hungarian poet Mihály Vörösmarty in the 19th century.
DANICA   f   Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Slovak, Czech, Macedonian, English
From a Slavic word meaning "morning star, Venus". This name occurs in Slavic folklore as a personification of the morning star. It has sometimes been used in the English-speaking world since the 1970s.
DARA (2)   f & m   Khmer
Means "star" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit.
DZVEZDA   f   Macedonian
Means "star" in Macedonian.
ELANOR   f   Literature
Means "star sun" in Sindarin. In 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien this is Sam's eldest daughter, named after a type of flower.
ELROND   m   Literature
Means "star dome" in Sindarin. In 'The Lord of the Rings' (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Elrond was the elven ruler of Rivendell.
ESTELLE   f   English, French
From an Old French name which was derived from Latin stella, meaning "star". It was rare in the English-speaking world in the Middle Ages, but it was revived in the 19th century, perhaps due to the character Estella Havisham in Charles Dickens' novel 'Great Expectations' (1860).
ESTHER   f   English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Jewish, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Possibly means "star" in Persian. Alternatively it could be a derivative of the name of the Near Eastern goddess ISHTAR. The Book of Esther in the Old Testament tells the story of Queen Esther, the Jewish wife of the king of Persia. The king's advisor Haman persuaded the king to exterminate all the Jews in the realm. Warned of this plot by her cousin Mordecai, Esther revealed her Jewish ancestry and convinced the king to execute Haman instead. Her original Hebrew name was Hadassah.... [more]
ESTRELLA   f   Spanish
Spanish form of STELLA (1), coinciding with the Spanish word meaning "star".
HOKULANI   f   Hawaiian
Means "heavenly star" from Hawaiian hōkū "star" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
HOSHI   f   Japanese
From Japanese (hoshi) meaning "star" or other kanji with the same pronunciation.
HOSHIKO   f   Japanese
From Japanese (hoshi) meaning "star" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
ITRI   m   Northern African, Berber
Means "star" in Tamazight.
IZAR   f   Basque
Means "star" in Basque.
MARIS   f   English (Rare)
Means "of the sea", taken from the Latin title of the Virgin Mary, Stella Maris, meaning "star of the sea".
MARISTELA   f   Spanish, Portuguese
From the title of the Virgin Mary, Stella Maris, meaning "star of the sea" in Latin. It can also be a combination of MARÍA and ESTELA.
NTHANDA   m & f   Southern African, Tumbuka
Means "star" in Tumbuka.
ODTSETSEG   f   Mongolian
Means "star flower" in Mongolian.
SEONG-JIN   m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (seong) meaning "completed, finished, succeeded" or (seong) meaning "star, planet" combined with (jin) meaning "town, marketplace" or (jin) meaning "shake, tremor, excite". Other hanja character combinations are also possible.
SEREN   f   Welsh
Means "star" in Welsh.
SETAREH   f   Persian
Means "star" in Persian.
SHIHAB   m   Arabic
Means "shooting star, meteor" in Arabic.
SITARA   f   Urdu
Means "star" in Urdu, ultimately from Persian.
STAR   f   English
From the English word for the celestial body, ultimately from Old English steorra.
STELA   f   Romanian
Romanian form of STELLA (1), derived from Latin stella meaning "star" (modern Romanian stea).
STELLA (1)   f   English, Italian, Dutch, German
Means "star" in Latin. This name was created by the 16th-century poet Sir Philip Sidney for the subject of his collection of sonnets 'Astrophel and Stella'. It was a nickname of a lover of Jonathan Swift, real name Esther Johnson (1681-1728), though it was not commonly used as a given name until the 19th century. It appears in Tennessee Williams' play 'A Streetcar Named Desire' (1947), belonging to the sister of Blanche DuBois and the wife of Stanley Kowalski.
STEREN   f   Cornish
Means "star" in Cornish.
STERLING   m   English
From a Scottish surname which was derived from city of Stirling, which is itself of unknown meaning. The name can also be given in reference to the English word sterling meaning "excellent". In this case, the word derives from sterling silver, which was so named because of the emblem that some Norman coins bore, from Old English meaning "little star".
STERRE   f   Dutch
Derived from Dutch ster meaning "star".
TÄHTI   f   Finnish (Rare)
Means "star" in Finnish.
TARA (2)   f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Nepali
Means "star" in Sanskrit. Tara is the name of a Hindu astral goddess, the wife of Brhaspati. She was abducted by Soma, a god of the moon, leading to a great war that was only ended when Brahma intervened and released her. This is also the name of a Buddhist deity (a female Buddha).
TWILA   f   English
Meaning unknown. Perhaps based on the English word twilight, or maybe from a Cajun pronunciation of French étoile "star". It came into use as an American given name in the late 19th century.
ULLORIAQ   f   Native American, Greenlandic
Means "star" in Greenlandic.
WHETU   f   Maori
Means "star" in Maori.
YILDIZ   f   Turkish
Means "star" in Turkish.
YLLI   m   Albanian
Derived from Albanian yll meaning "star".
YULDUZ   f   Uzbek
Means "star" in Uzbek.
ZORNITSA   f   Bulgarian
Means "morning star" in Bulgarian.
ZVJEZDANA   f   Croatian
Derived from Croatian zvijezda meaning "star".
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