Usage English (American, Rare)
Pronounced Pron. sə-LES-chəl, sə-LES-tee-əl
Other Forms FormsCelesteal, Celestiel, Selestial, Selestiel
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Meaning & History
Derived from the English adjective celestial meaning "of the sky, heavenly", which is ultimately derived from the Latin adjective caelestis meaning "of the heavens" (see CAELESTIS).The use of Celestial as a given name probably started out of religious reasons, though it is also possible that its first use was inspired by the similar (and etymologically related) given names CELESTE and CELESTIA.