Usage Late Roman, Dutch (Rare), English (American, Rare), Italian (Archaic), Spanish (Rare), Swedish (Rare), Popular Culture
Other Forms FormsCelestiah, Selestia
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Meaning & History
Variant spelling of Caelestia, which is the feminine form of Caelestius.Known bearers of this name include a daughter of the American mathematician and religious leader Orson Pratt (1811-1881) and the American abolitionist and philanthropist Laura Spelman Rockefeller (1839-1915), who carried the name as a middle name and was affectionately referred to as Cettie because of it.In popular culture, this name is best known for being the name of princess Celestia, who is a character in the animated children's television series "My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic".