Browse Submitted Names

This is a list of submitted names in which the description contains the keywords constellation or planet or zodiac or moon or astro.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
AATO m Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 々 used to duplicate 亜 combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation or 都 (to) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything"... [more]
ABYLAY m Kazakh
Combination of ABYL with the Kazakh noun ай (ay) meaning "moon". As such, the meaning of this name is basically "father of the moon".... [more]
ACAMAR m & f Astronomy
Derived from Arabic Ākhir an-nahr, meaning "end of the river". This is the traditional name of the star Theta Eridani in the constellation ERIDANUS.
ACHELOIS f Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Achelôios (see ACHELOUS). In Greek myth this was the name of a minor moon goddess as well as a general name for water nymphs and an epithet of the Sirens (as the daughters of Achelous).
ACHERNAR m Astronomy
Derived from Arabic ākhir an-nahr, meaning "the end of the river". This is the name of the brightest star in the constellation ERIDANUS.
ACHIRD m Astronomy
In Astronomy it is a name of a star, otherwise known as η Cassiopeiae
ACRAB m Astronomy
Acrab is a name of a star in constellation Scorpius, also known as Beta Scorpii. Beta Scorpii bore the traditional names Acrab, AKRAB or ELACRAB, all deriving from the Arabic name (Arabic: العقرب‎) al-'Aqrab "the Scorpion"
ACRUX m & f Astronomy
Abbreviation of "Alpha Crucis", a star in the constellation CRUX.
ACUBENS m Astronomy
The traditional name of a star in the constellation Cancer. It's also known as the Alpha Cancri, α Cancri.
ADHAFERA f Astronomy
Derived from Arabic al-ðafīrah, meaning "braid, curl". This is the traditional name of the star Zeta Leonis in the constellation Leo.
ADHIL f & m Astronomy
In Astronomy, this is the name of the star - Xi Andromodae.
ADINAY f Kyrgyz
Derived from Persian آدینه (âdine) meaning "Friday" combined with Kyrgyz ай (ay) meaning "moon".
ADZUMI f Japanese
From Japanese 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection", 月 (dzu) meaning "moon" combined with 心 (mi) meaning "heart, mind, soul". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AEGA f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, she nursed Zeus (when Rhea gave Cronus a stone to swallow instead of the new-born Zeus). She is sometimes a woman, sometimes a nymph, and sometimes the daughter of gods. Her name is either connected with the Ancient Greek αίξ, which signifies a "goat", or with άιξ, a "gale of wind"; and this circumstance has led some critics to consider the myth about her as made up of two distinct ones, one being of an astronomical nature and derived from the constellation CAPELLA, the rise of which brings storms and tempests, and the other referring to the goat which was believed to have suckled the infant Zeus in Crete.
AEX f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αιξ (Aix) meaning "goat". In Greek mythology Aex or Aega was a goat nymph who nursed the infant Zeus in Crete, and he afterwards changed her into the constellation CAPELLA... [more]
AGENA f Astronomy
Hadar and Agena are the traditional names of a star in the constellation Centaurus, also known as the Beta Centauri. It bore the traditional names HADAR and Agena... [more]
AGHARNA m Sanskrit
Means "the moon" in Sanskrit.
AGLAONICE f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of AGLAONIKE. This name was borne by a Greek astronomer from the 1st or 2nd century BC.
AIBALA f Kazakh
Derived from Kazakh aй (ai) meaning "moon" and бала (bala) meaning "child". Some provide the meaning as "like the moon" or "beautiful like the moon".
AIBANU f Kazakh
From Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" and Persian بانو (bânu) meaning "lady, woman".
AIBARSHA f Kazakh
Derived from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" and барша (barsha) "fabric, brocade, cloth" (of Persian origin).
AIBERGEN m Kazakh
From Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" and the past tense of беруге (beruge) "to give".
AIBOL m Kazakh
Derived from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" and бол (bol) meaning "to be, to occur".
AIBOLAT m Kazakh
From Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" and болат (bolat) meaning "steel" (of Persian origin).
AIDAMIR m Circassian, Chechen
From Turkish ay meaning "moon, month" combined with demir "iron".
AIDANA f Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Means "wise moon" derived from Kazakh and Kyrgyz ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with Persian دانا (dânâ) meaning "wise, learned".
AIDOS m Kazakh
From Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" and дос (dos) meaning "friend" (of Persian origin).
AIGANYM f Kazakh
From Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" and ханым (khanym) meaning "mistress, madam, lady".
AIGIARN f Medieval Mongolian
Means "shining moon" in Mongolian. This is the name of one of Kublai Khan's nieces.
AIGLANOR m Ancient Greek
Derived from the Greek noun αἴγλη (aigle) meaning "light (of the sun or moon)" as well as "radiance" and "glory" (see AEGLE) combined with the Greek noun ἀνήρ (aner) meaning "man".
AIGOKEROS m Greek Mythology, Astronomy
Epithet of the Greek god PAN meaning "goat-horned", derived from Greek αἴξ (aix) "goat" and κέρας (keras) "horn". This is also the Greek name for the astrological sign of CAPRICORN.
AIGOL f Tatar, Bashkir
From Tatar and Bashkir ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with гөл (göl) "flower".
AIJALON m & f Biblical, English (American, Rare), African American (Rare)
From an Old Testament place name meaning "place of gazelles" in Hebrew (compare AYALA). Aijalon or Ajalon was the name of several biblical locations, including the valley in Dan where the Israelites defeated the Amorites while the sun and moon stood still in answer to their leader Joshua's prayer.
AI-MÖKÖ m Shor
Derived from Ай (ai) meaning "moon" and Мöкö (mökö) meaning "strong man".
AIN m & f Astronomy, Arabic
Means "eye" in Arabic. This is the traditional name of the star Epsilon Tauri in the constellation Taurus.
AINAR m & f Kazakh
As a masculine name, it means "male moon" and is derived from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with Persian نر (nar) meaning "male, masculine" while as a feminine name, it means "fire moon" or "pomegranate moon" from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with Arabic نَار (nār) meaning "fire, flame, light" or Persian نار (nâr) meaning "pomegranate" (or also, "fire"; see AINARA).
AINARA f Kazakh (Rare)
Derived from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with Arabic نَار (nār) meaning "fire, flame, light" or Persian نار (nâr) meaning "pomegranate" (or also, "fire").
AINAZ f Persian, Turkish (Rare)
Combination of Turkish ay "moon" and Persian naz "pretty".
AION m Greek Mythology
Aion comes from the Greek word "Αἰών" meaning century and is the circle encompassing the universe and zodiac. Aion is the god of eternity unlike Chronos (the god of time).
AIRA f Turkish
Perhaps means "moon" in Turkish
AISHOLPAN f Kazakh (Rare)
Derived from Kazakh ай ‎(ay) meaning "moon" combined with шолпан (sholpan) "Venus (the planet)".
AISULTAN m Kazakh (Rare)
Derived from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with Arabic سُلْطَان (sulṭān) meaning "sultan, king" (see SULTAN).
AISULU f Kazakh
Means "lunar beauty" from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" and сұлу (sulw) "beautiful, beauty".
AITANA f Kazakh (Rare)
Derived from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with таң (tañ) meaning "dawn, daybreak", though it is also considered a variant of the name AIDANA.
AIZAT f & m Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tatar
Derived from Kazakh aй (ay) meaning "moon" and Persian زاده (zâde) "offspring, child". It is a feminine and masculine name in Kazakhstan, solely feminine in Kyrgyzstan, and solely masculine in Tatarstan.
AIZHAN f Kazakh
Means "moon soul" from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" and жан (zhan) meaning "soul".
AIZHUREK f Kazakh (Rare)
From Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" and жүрек (zhurek) meaning "heart".
AKATSUKI m & f Japanese (Rare), Popular Culture
From 暁 (akatsuki) meaning "dawn, daybreak," shifted from earlier akatoki, made up of 明 (aka) meaning "bright" and 時 (toki) meaning "time."... [more]
AKAY f & m Turkish
From Turkish ak, meaning "white" and ay, meaning "moon".
AKIMASA m Japanese
From Japanese 彰 (aki) meaning "obvious, clear" combined with 正 (masa) meaning "first (month of the lunar year)". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
AKINARI m Japanese
From the Japanese Kanji 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn" or 旺 (aki) meaning "prosperous; energic" combined with 成 (nari) meaning "to become". ... [more]
AKITO m Japanese
From Japanese 晶 (aki) "sparkle", 明 (aki) "bright" or 秋 (aki) "autumn" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to the constellation Ursa Major, 翔 (to) "soar, fly", or 人 (to) "person"... [more]
AKRAB m Astronomy
Akrab is a name of a star in constellation Scorpius, also known as Beta Scorpii. Beta Scorpii bore the traditional names ACRAB, Akrab or ELACRAB, all deriving from the Arabic name (Arabic: العقرب‎) al-'Aqrab "the Scorpion"
ALADFAR f Astronomy
Derived from Arabic al-’uz̧fur, meaning "the talons of the swooping eagle". This is the traditional name of the star Eta Lyrae in the constellation LYRA.
ALAHTIN f New World Mythology
The name of the Chumash goddess of the moon who also governs over purification, health and menstruation.
ALATHFAR f Astronomy
This is the traditional name of a star in the constellation Lyra - Mu Lyrae. Its traditional name Alathfar comes from the Arabic الأظفار al-ʼaẓfār, meaning "the talons (of the swooping eagle)".
ALBIREO m Astronomy
This is the name of the star Beta Cygni.... [more]
ALBULAAN m Astronomy
This is the name of two stars in the constellation Aquarius: Mu Aquarii and Nu Aquarii. The name comes from an Arabic term al-bulaʽān (ألبولعان) meaning "the two swallowers".
ALCHIBA f & m Astronomy
This is the name of the star Alpha Corvi in the Corvus constellation. It bore the traditional names Al Chiba (Arabic ألخبا al-xibā meaning "tent") and Al Minliar, al Ghurab (Arabic منقار الغراب al-manxar al-ghurab) or Minkar al Ghurab.
ALCOR m Astronomy
Alcor is a binary star system in the constellation of Ursa Major. Alcor was originally Arabic سها‎ Suhā/Sohā, meaning either the "forgotten" or "neglected" one.
ALDEBARAN m Astronomy, Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Arabic الدبران (al-Dabarān) meaning "follower" (from دبر (dábar) "to turn one's back"). This is the name of the brightest star in the constellation Taurus, presumably so named because it appears to follow the Pleiades rightward across the night sky... [more]
ALDERAMIN m & f Astronomy
This is the name of the star Alpha Cephei in the constellation Cepheus. It bore the traditional name Alderamin, a contraction of the Arabic phrase الذراع اليمين al-dhirā‘ al-yamīn, meaning "the right arm".
ALDHANAB m Astronomy
This is the name of the star Gamma Gruis in the constellation Grus. The name Aldhanab comes from Al Dhanab, from the Arabic الذنب al-dhanab meaning "the tail (of the Southern Fish)".
ALDHIBAH f Astronomy
This is the traditional name of the star Zeta Draconis in the Draco constellation. Zeta Draconis has the old Arabic name الذئب al-dhiʼb "the wolf", given in its feminine form Al Dhiʼbah (ذئبة)
ALDULFIN m Astronomy
This is the name of the star Epsilon Delphini in the constellation Delphinus.
ALDYNAY f Tuvan
From Tuvan алдын (aldyn) meaning "golden" and ай (ay) meaning "moon".
ALFIRK m Astronomy
This is the traditional name of the star Beta Cephei in the constellation Cepheus. The name is derived from the Arabic الفرقة al-firqah "the flock" (of sheep).
ALGENIB m & f Astronomy
This is the traditional name of the star Gamma Pegasi in the constellation Pegasus. The name Algenib comes from the Arabic al-janb, meaning “the side.”
ALGIEBA m & f Astronomy
Derived from Arabic Al-Jabhah, meaning "the forehead". This is the traditional name of the star Gamma Leonis in the constellation LEO.
ALGOL m Astronomy (Rare, Archaic)
Name of a star in the constellation Perseus. Derived from Arabic, meaning "Head of the Ghoul", direct translation in English is "Demon Star"
ALGORAB m Astronomy
This is the name of the star Delta Corvi in the constellation Corvus. It bore the traditional name Algorab derived from Arabic الغراب al-ghuraab, meaning "the crow".
ALHENA f Astronomy
Derived from Arabic الهنعه (al-Han'āh) "sign (on the neck of a camel)", this is the name of the third-brightest star in the constellation of Gemini.
ALIOTH m & f Astronomy
Derived from Arabic alyat, meaing "fat tail of a sheep". This is the traditional name of the star Epsilon Ursae Majoris in the constellation Ursa Major.
ALKAID m & f Filipino, Astronomy
Means "the leader", derived from Arabic قائد بنات نعش qā'id bināt naʿsh, meaning "leader of the daughters of the bier". This is the traditional name of the star Eta Ursae Majoris in the constellation Ursa Major.
ALKES m & f Astronomy
This is the name of a star Alpha Crateris in the constellation Crater. It bore the traditional name Alkes, from the Arabic الكاس alkās or الكأس alka's meaning "the cup".
ALKESTE f Astronomy
A name inspired by ALCESTIS, though it probably had more influence from the Greek version Greek Ἄλκηστις (ALKESTIS), meaning "defense, defensive strength, valour"... [more]
ALKINA f Indigenous Australian, Yawaru
Means "moon" in the Yawaru language.
ALKIRDAH m Astronomy
The star Xi Cephei in the constellation Cepheus bore the traditional names KURHAH, Alkirdah or ALKURHAH... [more]
ALKMENOR m Greek Mythology
The first element of this name is derived from either the Greek adjective ἀλκμαῖος (alkmaios) meaning "young" or the Greek name Alkmene (see ALCMENE)... [more]
ALKURHAH m Astronomy
The star Xi Cephei in the constellation Cepheus bore the traditional names KURHAH, ALKIRDAH or Alkurhah... [more]
ALMAAZ m Astronomy
This is the name of the star Epsilon Aurigae in the Auriga constellation. The name comes from Arabic Al Maʽaz meaning "the billy goat".
ALMACH m Astronomy
The star Gamma Andromedae in the constellation Andromeda is called Almach. Almach was the traditional name (also spelt as ALMAACH, ALMAACK, ALMAK, ALMAAK, or ALAMAK), derived from the Arabic العناق (al-‘anāq), "the caracal" (desert lynx).
ALMAQAH m Near Eastern Mythology
A moon-god and tutelary god of the South Arabian kingdom of Saba.
ALNAIR f Astronomy
This is the name of Alpha Gruis in the constellation Grus. It bore the traditional name Alnair or Al Nair (sometimes Al Na'ir in lists of stars used by navigators), from the Arabic al-nayyir meaning "the bright one", itself derived from its Arabic name, al-nayyir min dhanab al-ḥūt (al-janūbiyy), meaning "the bright one from the (southern) fish's tail" (see ALDHANAB).
ALNILAM m & f Astronomy
Derived from Arabic an-niżām, meaning "string of pearls". This is a star in the constellation ORION.
ALPHARD m Astronomy
Derived from Arabic الفرد (al-fard) "the solitary one". Alphard is the brightest star in the constellation Hydra, with no other bright stars near it.
ALPHERATZ f Astronomy, Filipino (Rare)
Derived from Arabic surrat al-faras ("the navel of the mare"). This is a traditional name of the star Alpha Andromedae in the constellation ANDROMEDA.
ALRAI m & f Astronomy
Gamma Cephei is a binary star system in the constellation Cepheus. The system bore a traditional name variously spelled as ERRAI, Er Rai or Alrai, deriving from the Arabic الراعي (ar-rā‘ī), meaning "the shepherd".
ALRESCHA f Astronomy
This is the name of a binary star system Alpha Piscium in the constellation Pisces. The system bore the traditional name Alrescha (alternatively Al Rescha, Alrischa, Alrisha) derived from the Arabic الرشآء al-rishā’ "the cord" and less commonly Kaitain and Okda, the latter from the Arabic عقدة ʽuqdah "knot".
ALSAFI f Astronomy
This is the name of the star Sigma Draco is in the constellation Draco. It bore the traditional name Alsafi, derived from the Arabic Athāfi, itself erroneously transcribed from the Arabic plural Athāfiyy, meaning "the cooking tripods"... [more]
ALSEPHINA f Astronomy
The name is used in Astronomy as a name of a triple star system that is a part of the constellation Vela.
ALTAIRA f English (Modern, Rare), Spanish (Latin American, Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
The name of a character in the classic 1956 science fiction film, Forbidden Planet. Altaira Morbius was the daughter of the scientist and space voyager Dr. Edward Morbius. The name Altaira is derived from ALTAIR, the brightest star in the constellation of the Eagle (Aquila).
ALTALUNA f Medieval Italian
Derived from Italian alta, the feminine form of the adjective alto, meaning "high; deep; big; towering; elevated" and, when used in a poetic context, "grand; sublime; noble" and luna "moon".... [more]
ALTINAY f Karachay-Balkar
Means "golden moon" in Karachay-Balkar.
ALTYNAI f Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Means "golden moon" from Kazakh and Kyrgyz алтын (altyn) meaning "gold" and ай (ay) meaning "moon".
AMALOY f Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek amal meaning "influence, bewitch, charm" or the Arabic name Amal with oy meaning "moon".
AMANAR m Berber
Means "Orion (constellation)" in Amazigh.
AMANE m & f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a, ama) meaning "second, Asia", 愛 (a, ama) meaning "love, affection", 雨 (ama) meaning "rain", 海 (amane, ama) meaning "sea, ocean", 吾 (a) meaning "I, my, our, one's own", 周 (amane, ama) meaning "circumference, circuit, lap", 星 (ama) meaning "star", 天 (amane, ama) meaning "heavens, sky, imperial", 普 (amane) meaning "universal, wide(ly), generally", 遍 (amane) meaning "everywhere, times, widely, generally", 弥 (amane) meaning "all the more, increasingly" or 和 (amane) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality", 麻 (ma) meaning "hemp, flax, numb", 万 (ma) meaning "ten thousand", 満 (ma) meaning "full, fullness, enough, satisfy", 茉 (ma) meaning "jasmine" or 舞 (ma) meaning "dance" combined with 音 (ne) meaning "sound", 弥 (ne) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 峰 (ne) meaning "summit, peak", 寧 (ne) meaning "rather, preferably, peaceful, quiet, tranquility", 嶺 (ne) meaning "peak, summit", 韻 (ne) meaning "rhyme, elegance, tone", 希 (ne) meaning "hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal", 羽 (ne) meaning "feathers", 使 (ne) meaning "use, send on a mission, order, messenger, envoy, ambassador, cause" or 望 (ne) meaning "ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect"... [more]
AMATO f & m Japanese
From Japanese 天 (ama) meaning "heaven, sky" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation. Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMBRIEL m Judeo-Christian Legend
Allegedly means "energy of God" in Hebrew. In Jewish and Christian mythology, this is the name of an angel associated with the zodiacal sign of Gemini and the month of May. It was found engraved on a Hebrew amulet for warding off evil.
AMZA f & m Abkhaz (Rare)
Means "moon, month" in Abkhaz.
ANAEL m & f Judeo-Christian Legend, Biblical, Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew name of uncertain meaning, possibly "God answers" (making it an equivalent of ANAIAH, using el "God" as the second element as opposed to yah "YAHWEH"); alternatively the first element may be related to chanah "favour, grace" (making it a relative of HANANIAH and perhaps a form of HANNIEL or Channiel)... [more]
ANDROMÉDA f Hungarian
From greek mythology, ANDROMEDA was a princess who was saved by Perseus, and was put among the stars by Pallas Athene. The name means "advising like a man". This is the name of a galaxy and a constellation.
ANGETENAR f Astronomy
Means "bend of the river" in Arabic. This is the traditional name of the star Tau 2 Eridani in the constellation ERIDANUS.
ANINGÂĸ m Greenlandic, Inuit Mythology
Means "big brother of a girl" in Greenlandic. Aningâĸ is the name of the moon in Greenlandic mythology.
ANINGAN m Inuit Mythology, Greenlandic
The god of the moon among the Inuit of Greenland. He is called IGALUK by the Inuit of Canada and Alaska.
ANNINGAN m Inuit Mythology
Variant of ANINGAN. In Greenlandic mythology Anningan is the god of the moon and the brother of MALÎNA, the sun goddess... [more]
ANNIT f Near Eastern Mythology
Annit was a northern Babylonian moon goddess who was later replaced by ISHTAR.
ANTLIA f Astronomy
From Greek ἀντλία (antlia) meaning "hold of a ship". Antlia is one of the constellations created by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in the 18th century. He originally named it Antlia Pneumatica, or Machine Pneumatique in French, in honour of French physicist Denis Papin’s invention, the air pump.
ANUMATI f Hindi
Anumati is the Hindu godess of the moon. The meaning of the name is moon.
AOMI f & m Japanese
From Japanese 葵 (ao) meaning "hollyhock, althea", 翠 (ao) meaning "green, kingfisher", 青, 蒼 (ao) meaning "blue", 碧 (ao) meaning "blue, green", 明 (ao, a) meaning "bright", 藍 (ao) meaning "indigo", 粟 (a) meaning "millet", 緒 (o) meaning "cord, strap", 百 (o) meaning "hundred" or 生 (o) meaning "live" combined with 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean", 巳 (mi), referring to the Snake, the sixth of the twelve Earthly Branches, 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 水 (mi) meaning "water", 実 (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth", 深 (mi) meaning "deep, heighten, intensify, strengthen", 望 (mi) meaning "ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect", 未 (mi) referring to the Sheep, the eighth of the twelve Earthly Branches, 魅 (mi) meaning "fascination, charm", 弥 (mi) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 洋 (mi) meaning "ocean" or 歩 (mi) meaning "walk"... [more]
AOTO m Japanese
From Japanese 蒼 (ao) meaning "blue" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation. Other kanji combinations are possible.
AQLOY f Uzbek
Derived from aql meaning "mind, intelligence" and "smarts, common sense, advise" and oy meaning "moon".
AQUARIUS m & f Astronomy
Means "water-carrier" or "cup-carrier" in Latin. This is a constellation in the zodiac, between Capricornus and Pisces.
ARATO m Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 嵐 (a) meaning "storm, tempest" or 新 (ara) meaning "new", 羅 (ra) meaning "gauze, thin silk" or 蘭 (ra) meaning "orchid" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation or 人 (to) meaning "person"... [more]
ARAZIEL m Hebrew, Judeo-Christian Legend
Apparently means "light of God" or "moon of God" in Hebrew. This is the name of a fallen angel who was cast out of heaven by God for having relations with earthly women.
ARCAS m Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology he was a son of ZEUS and Callisto. He was remembered for having taught people the art of weaving and baking bread... [more]
ARCHE m Greek Mythology
A moon of jupiter
ARCHYTAS m Ancient Greek
Archytas was an Ancient Greek philosopher, mathematician, astronomer, statesman, and strategist of 5th-century BC.
ARCTURUS m Astronomy, Literature
Arcturus is a star in the constellation Boötes, the brightest star in the northern celestial hemisphere. . ... [more]
ARCUS m Literature
Latin “arch, ring”.... [more]
ARDHENDU m Indian, Bengali
Means "half moon" or "crescent moon" in Sanskrit. This is also the name of a constellation sometimes called अर्धचन्द्र (ardhacandra).
AREKU m Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 嶺 (re) meaning "peak, summit" or 廉 (re) meaning "bargain, reason, charge, suspicion, point, account, purity, honest, low price, cheap, rested, contented, peaceful" combined with 公 (ku) meaning "public, prince, official, governmental", 功 (ku) meaning "achievement, merits, success, honor, credit", 紅 (ku) meaning "crimson, deep red", 久 (ku) meaning "long time" or 宮 (ku) meaning "Shinto shrine, constellations, palace, princess"... [more]
ARITO m Japanese
From Japanese 現 (ari) meaning "present, existing, actual", 彩 (ari) meaning "colour", 在 (ari) meaning "exist, outskirts, suburbs, located in", 有 (ari) meaning "exist" or 可 (ari) meaning "can, passable, mustn't, should not, do not" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person", 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 史 (to) meaning "history, chronicle" or 登 (to) meaning "ascend, climb up"... [more]
ÁRNÝ f Icelandic
Combination of ár ("year", "plenty, abundance" or "successful") and ("new moon").
AROURA f English (Rare), French (Rare)
Aroura is a name derived from the aroura bórrales an astronomical phenomenon. It is also I popular fairytale character from Disney’s sleeping beauty which was originally derived from the brothers Grimms tales... [more]
ARUNA f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia" combined with 月 (runa) meaning "moon". Other kanji combinations are possible.
ARUSYAK f Armenian
From an obsolete term for the planet VENUS.
ASAKI m & f Japanese
From Japanese 朝 (asa) meaning "morning" combined with 月 (ki) meaning "moon" or 咲 (ki) meaning "blossom". Other kanji combinations are possible.
ASALOY f Uzbek
Derived from asal meaning "honey" and oy meaning "moon".
ASCELLA f Astronomy
Late Latin for "armpit", related to the Indo-European root *aks meaning "axis". This is the name of the third brightest star in the constellation Sagittarius.
ASENEY f Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balkar эсен (esen) meaning "healthy, happy, unharmed" and ай (ay) meaning "moon".
ASTRALABIUS m Medieval French (Rare)
A latinised greek word, meaning "One who reaches the stars", resembling the word astrolabe (an astronomical instrument).... [more]
ASTRO m English
Diminutive of ASTROPHEL.
ASTROLABE m Medieval French
From the Greek "star taker". Son of Héloïse & Abélard, born c. 1116.
ÁSTRÓS f Icelandic
Derived from Icelandic ást meaning "affection, love, devotion" and rós "rose". This is a modern coinage, perhaps inspired by the similar name Ástríður (the Icelandic form of ÁSTRÍÐR), in which the first element is a form of Old Norse áss "god", which in proper names becomes Ást- when it precedes the liquid r (this according to the Viking Answer Lady).
ATAMAHINA m & f Tongan
Means "rising of the moon" in Tongan.
ATRIA f Astronomy
A star in the constellation Triangulum Australe
ATZIRI f Yucatec Maya
Variant of ATHZIRI or ATHZIRI; Meaning "The most beautiful flower that lives in the water" or "Moon flower/moonflower"
AURIGA m Astronomy
Means "charioteer" in Latin. This is the name of a constellation in the northern sky, which is said to resemble a chariot and its driver.
AUŠRINĖ f Lithuanian, Baltic Mythology
Derived from Aušra with the feminine adjectival suffix -inė, referring to something made from or pertaining to a noun, ultimately meaning something along the lines of "auroral; pertaining to the dawn."... [more]
AUSZRINE f Baltic Mythology
Either an older or a Polonized form of AUŠRINĖ (or possibly both seeing as many of the early documents on Baltic deities were composed by Polish authors).... [more]
AUVA f Astronomy
Auva is the medieval name of Delta Virginis, a star in the zodiac constellation of Virgo. ... [more]
AVIJIT m Indian
MEANING - Who won the Moon or who cannot be won over. ... [more]
AWILIX f New World Mythology, Mayan Mythology
The name of the Mayan goddess of the moon, night, underworld, sickness and death. Her name may be derived from the Q'eqchi' Maya word kwilix/wilix meaning "swallow (bird)".
AYĂMPI f Chuvash
Means "moon lady" in Chuvash.
AYARU f Kazakh (Rare)
Means "moon beauty", derived from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with ару (aru) "beauty".
AYBALA f Chuvash
Means "moonchild" in Chuvash, from Ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with бала (bala) meaning "child".
AYBƏNIZ f Azerbaijani
From Turkic ay meaning "moon" and Persian بانو (bânu) meaning "lady".
AYBARS m Turkish
Pure and beautiful like moon.... [more]
AYBATÏR m Bashkir
From Bashkir ай (ay) meaning "moon" and батыр (batïr) meaning "hero".
AYBEN f Turkish
Turkish feminine name derived from ay "moon" and ben "I", usually translated as "I am like the moon".... [more]
AYBIGE f Turkish
An alternate spelling of AYBÜKE, deriving from Turkish ay meaning "moon" combined with büke meaning "queen, woman".
AYBIKÄ f Bashkir
Combination of ай (ay) meaning "moon" and бикә (bikä), which is a Bashkir name element.
AYBORA m Turkish
Combination of Turkish ay "moon" and bora "storm, squall".
AYBÜKE f Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay "moon" and büke "queen, woman".
AYBULAT m Bashkir
Combination of Bashkir ай (ay) meaning "moon" and Persian پولاد (pulâd) meaning “steel”.
AYÇA f Turkish
Directly taken from Turkish ayça meaning "new moon" or "crescent".
AYCAN f & m Turkish
Combination of Turkish ay "moon" and can "soul, life, being".
AYCAYAQ f Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balkar ай (ay) meaning "moon" and джаякъ (cayaq) meaning "cheek".
AYÇIQ f Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balkar ай (ay) meaning "moon" and the diminutive suffix -чыкъ (çıq).
AYDAMIR m Circassian
From Turkic ay meaning "moon" and temür meaning "iron".
AYDAR m Bashkir, Tatar, Kazakh
Means "forelock, topknot", referring to the hairstyle worn by ancient Turkic warriors. Alternatively, it could be from Kazakh, Bashkir, and Tatar ай (ay) meaning "moon, month" combined with Arabic حَيْدَر‏ (ḥaydar) meaning "lion".
AY-DAŠ m Tuvan
Means "moon rock" in Tuvan.
AY-DEMIR m Tuvan
Means "moon iron" in Tuvan.
AYDEMIR m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and demir meaning "iron".
AYDINÇ m & f Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay "moon" and dinç "vigorous".
AYDOĞAN f & m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay "moon" and doğan “falcon”.
AYDOĞMUŞ m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay "moon" and doğmuş "born".
AYDYN m & f Kazakh
Derived from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with дин (din) meaning "religion, faith".
AYGÜZÄL f Bashkir
From the Bashkir aй (ay) meaning "moon" and гүзәл ( güzäl) meaning "beautiful".
AYHAN m & f Turkish
From Turkish ay meaning "moon" combined with han meaning "khan".
AYHILIW m Bashkir
Derived from Bashkir ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with һылыу (hiliw) meaning "beautiful, beauty".
AYJIS f Western Yugur
Means "moon malachite" in Western Yugur.
AYKE f Karachay-Balkar
Means "small moon" in Karachay-Balkar.
AYKEREK f Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balkar ай (ay) meaning "moon" and керек (kerek) meaning "instrument" or "necessary".
AYKÖMÖŠ f Bashkir
Derived from Bashkir ай (ay) meaning "moon" and көмөш (kömöš) meaning "silver".
AYKUT m Turkish
Means "lucky moon" in Turkish.
AYMÖLEK f Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balkar ай (ay) meaning "moon" and Arabic ملك (malak) meaning "angel".
AYNAZA f Bashkir
Derived from Bashkir ай (ay) meaning "moon" and Persian نازی (nazi) meaning "sweet, coy".
AYQIZ f Karachay-Balkar
Means "moon girl" in Karachay-Balkar. This is another name of the mythological figure SATANAYA.
AYQOYAŠ f Bashkir
Derived from Bashkir ай (ay) meaning "moon" and ҡояш (qoyaš) meaning "sun".
AYSARY f Karakalpak
From Turkic ay meaning "moon".
AYSÄSÄK f Bashkir
Derived from Bashkir ай (ay) meaning "moon" and сәсәк (säsäk) meaning "flower".
AYSAULE f Kazakh
Derived from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with сәуле (säule) "ray, halo, radiance".
AYŞEN f Turkish
Means "you are like the moon" in Turkish.
AYSEV f Turkish
Modern Turkish name taken from the common name element ay, meaning "moon" and sev, which could be taken from the words sevgi or sevmek meaning "love" and "to love" respectively... [more]
AYSHET f Circassian, Ingush
Adyghe and Ingush form of AISHA. It can also be derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon, month" combined with Persian شاد (šâd) meaning "glad, happy, cheerful"
AYSIBÄR f Bashkir
Derived from Bashkir ай (ay) meaning "moon" and сибәр (sibär) meaning "beautiful".
AYSILU f Tatar
Means "beauty as moon" in Tatar.
AYSULO f Mari
Derived from the Tatar ай (ay) meaning "moon" and сул (sul) meaning "beautiful".
AYSULPAN f Bashkir
Derived from Bashkir ай (ay) meaning "moon" and сулпан (sulpan) meaning "morning star".
AYSULUU f Kyrgyz
Kyrgyz cognate of AISULU, derived from ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with сулуу (suluu) meaning "beautiful".
AYSURAT f Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balkar ай (ay) meaning "moon" and сурат (surat) meaning "picture".
AYTAŞ m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and taş meaning "stone".
AYTEK m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and tek meaning "one, only, single".
AYTEKIN m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay "moon" and tekin "single".
AYTOLKYN f Kazakh
From Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" and толқын (tolqyn) meaning "wave".
AYTUNÇ m Turkish
Derived from Turkish ay meaning "moon" and tunç meaning "bronze".
AYTUUĞAN f Karachay-Balkar
From the Karachay-Balkar ай (ay) meaning "moon" and туугъан (tuuğan) meaning "born".
AYÜN f Turkish
Modern Turkish name taking the common name element ay, meaning "moon" and the element ün, meaning "fame".
AYYUR m Berber
Means "moon" in Tamazight.
AYZANAT f Chechen, Dagestani
Derived from Turkic ay meaning "moon, month" combined with Persian زن (zan) meaning "woman, wife".
AYZERE f Kazakh (Rare)
Means "golden moon" from Kazakh ай (ay) meaning "moon" combined with Persian زر (zar) meaning "gold".
AYZIRÄK f Tatar
From the Tatar aй (ay) meaning "moon" and зирәк (ziräk) meaning "gifted, clever".
AYZÖHRÄ f Bashkir
From the Bashkir ай (ay) meaning "moon" and Arabic زُهْرَة‎ (zuhra) meaning “Venus".
AZHA m & f Astronomy
Means "the breeding place" in Arabic. This is the traditional name of the star Eta Eridani in the constellation ERIDANUS.
BADER m Arabic
Means "full moon" in Arabic.
BADR AL-DIN m Arabic
From Arabic بدر (badr) meaning "full moon" and دين (din) meaning "religion, faith".
BADROULBADOUR f Literature, Folklore
From Arabic بدر البدور‎ (Badr ul-Budūr) meaning "full moon of full moons" (see also BUDUR). This is the name of the princess in the Middle Eastern fairy tale 'Aladdin', one of the tales in the 'Arabian Nights'.
BADRUL m Arabic, Bengali, Malay, Indonesian
First part of compound Arabic names beginning with بدر ال (Badr al) meaning "full moon of the" (such as BADR AL-DIN).
BADR-UN-NISSA f Persian
The name of a Mughal princess meaning "full moon amongst women".
BAEK-HO m Korean
From Sino-Korean 白虎 (baek-ho), referring to a white tiger, also one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations which represents the west and the autumn season. This makes it cognate with Japanese Byakko.... [more]
BAHOROY f Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek bahor meaning "spring" and oy meaning "moon".
BÁI-HǓ m & f Astronomy
Bái-Hǔ is a Xiang (象) one of the Four Symbols that include all the constellation of the Chinese System. Bái-Hǔ is known as The White Tiger of the West and is a mythological spirit creature linked with the west, the left and the fall/autumn season.
BARDHANA f Albanian
Means "white moon" in Albanian, from bardhë "white" and hënë "moon".
BARTSALAY f Lezgin
Means "full moon" in Lezgin.
BASOY f Uzbek
From the Uzbek bas meaning "enough, stop" and oy meaning "moon".
BÄZ̦ÄR f Bashkir
Means "moon" in Bashkir.
BEGIMAY f Kyrgyz
Derived from begum, the feminine form of the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master", combined with Kyrgyz ай (ay) meaning "moon".
BEID m & f Astronomy
Derived from Arabic al baid, meaning "the (ostrich) egg". This is the traditional name of the star Omicron 1 Eridani in the constellation ERIDANUS.
BEJAMOY f Uzbek
From the Uzbek bejama meaning "decoration" and oy meaning "moon".
BELLELUNE f French (Cajun)
Variant of the Moon of BEAUSOLEILy.
BEMBYA m Kalmyk
Derived from Kalmyk Бембә (Bembä) meaning "Saturn (planet)".
BENDIS f Thracian Mythology
Thracian goddess of the moon and the hunt.
BERKAY m Turkish
Means "solid moon" in Turkish (in effect equal to "full moon"?), derived from berk "solid, firm, strong" and ay "moon".
BÉRYLUNE f Theatre
Perhaps an elaborated form of French béryl meaning "beryl", possibly blending it with the word lune "moon". This was used by the Belgian playwright and poet Maurice Maeterlinck for a fairy in his play 'The Blue Bird' (1908).
BIBIOY f Uzbek
From the Uzbek bibi meaning "mother, learned woman, authoritative woman" and oy meaning "moon".
BIBIQAMAR f Uzbek
From the Uzbek bibi meaning "mother, learned woman, authoritative woman" and qamar meaning "moon".
BORAMEY f Khmer
Means "day of the full moon" in Khmer.
BORGNÝ f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic, Faroese
Combination of the Old Norse name elements borg "stronghold, fortification, castle" or bjǫrg "help, deliverance" and nýr "new; young; fresh" or "new moon, waxing moon".
BRIHASPATI m & f Hinduism, Indian, Bengali, Hindi
From Sanskrit बृहस्पति (bṛhaspati) meaning "Jupiter (the planet)" or "Thursday". This is the name of a Hindu deity of piety and religious devotion who is often identified with the planet Jupiter.
BUACHAN f Lao
From Lao ບົວ (bua) meaning "lotus" or "fruit" and ຈັນ meaning "moon".
BULANON m & f Filipino
came from the visayan word bulan- meaning moon bulanon means fullmoon
BULEUËN f Acehnese
Means "moon, month" in Acehnese.
BUNCHAN m & f Lao
From the Lao ບຸນ (bun) meaning "happiness", "goodness, virtue" or "fate, luck" and ຈັນ (chan) meaning "moon".
BUNKO f Japanese (Rare)
This name is used as 文子 with 文 (bun, mon, aya, fumi) meaning "art, decoration, figures, literature, style, sentence, plan" and 子 (shi, su, tsu, ko, -ko, ne) meaning "child, sign of the rat (1st sign of Chinese zodiac)."... [more]
BURGUTOY f Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek burgut meaning "eagle" and oy meaning "moon".
BUWAN f & m Tagalog
Means "moon" in Tagalog. It is not often used as a given name.
BUZZ m English, Popular Culture
A diminutive of unknown origin, likely given for any number of reasons. ... [more]
BYAKKO m Japanese (Rare)
From 白虎 (byakko), referring to a white tiger, also one of the Four Symbols of the Chinese constellations which represents the west and the autumn season. This makes it cognate with Korean Baek-ho.... [more]
CAELUM m Astronomy
The name of a faint constellation in the southern sky, which is from Latin caelum meaning "heaven, sky" (compare CAELIUS) or (allegedly) "burin" (a tool for engraving on copper or other metals).
CALLIPPUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of KALLIPPOS. This was the name of a Greek astronomer and mathematician from the 4th century BC.
CANAY f Karachay-Balkar
From the Persian جان (jan) meaning "soul" and Karachay-Balkar ай (ay) meaning "moon".
CANCER m Astronomy
Means "crab" in Latin. This is the name of a constellation in the zodiac. The disease was named this because of its crab-shaped cells.
CANDRA m & f Indonesian
Means "moon" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra).
CANDRANINGSIH f Indonesian
Combination of Indonesian candra meaning "moon" and the given name NINGSIH.
CANDRAWATI f Indonesian
From Indonesian candra meaning "moon" combined with the feminine suffix -wati.
CAPELLA f Astronomy
This is the brightest star in the constellation Auriga. Its name is from Latin Capra "she-goat" with a diminutive suffix. In Roman mythology, the star represented the goat AMALTHEA.
CAPRICA f American (Modern, Rare), Popular Culture
This name may be derived from Capricornus (see CAPRICORN). This is the name of a planet from the Battlestar Galactica franchise.
CAPRICORN m Astronomy
From Latin Capricornus meaning "horned like a goat" (from caper, genitive capri "goat" and cornu "horn"), a loan-translation of Greek Aigokheros, the name of the constellation... [more]
CAPRICORNUS m Roman Mythology, Astronomy
Means "goat" in Latin. The name of one of the constellations of the zodiac.
CARPO f Greek Mythology (Latinized), Astronomy
Latinized form of Greek Καρπώ (Karpô), which is derived from Greek καρπόω (karpoô) "to bear fruit; to reap or enjoy fruit". In Greek mythology this was the name of one of the Horae or Seasons; Carpo was the goddess of autumn and of the harvest, that is, the fruits of summer... [more]
CATTY f English (Rare), Literature
Variant of KATTY/CATTIE, diminutive of CATHERINE, CAITLIN and other name beginning with cat- or an elaboration of CAT... [more]
CÉLIMÈNE f Literature, Theatre, French (Rare)
This name was invented by Molière for his play "The Misanthrope" (17th century). Given that many characters in his play bear names that are obviously of Greek origin (or inspired by the Greek language), the name Célimène must then at least be partly Greek as well... [more]
CENTLI m & f Nahuatl
In the Aztec culture, Centeotl (also known as Centeocihuatl or Cinteotl) is the maize deity. Therefore, comes some derivatives of the name like: Cintli or Centli which means "dried maize still on the cob" or simply "corn"; and Teōtl means "deity"... [more]
CHAMENDRA m Sinhalese (Modern, Rare)
Means "the king of the moon".
CHANCHAI m Thai
From Thai จันทร์ (chan) meaning "moon" and ฉาย (chai) meaning "shine, illuminate".
CHANDIMA m Sinhalese
From Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon".
CHANDRAKALA f Indian, Kannada, Telugu
Derived from Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "moon".
CHANDRANAN m Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Assamese, Hindi, Marathi, Sindhi
Meaning "Handsome as a Moon" or "Beautiful as a Moon".
CHANDRANI f Telugu
This is a unique name and the meaning of the name is wife of the moon
CHANDRASHEKHAR m Indian, Hindi, Marathi
From Sanskrit चन्द्र (candrá) meaning "moon" and शेखर (śekhara) meaning "crown, crest". This an epithet of the Hindu deity Shiva.
CHANDRAVATI f Indian, Hindi
From Sanskrit चन्द्र (chandra) meaning "moon" and वती (vati) meaning "having".
CHANG'E f Chinese Mythology
From Chinese 嫦娥 (Cháng'é) meaning "beautiful Chang", an altered form of the deity's original name 姮娥 (Héng'é) to avoid the taboo of sharing a homophonous name character with 2nd-century BC Emperor Wen of Han (personal name Liu Heng (劉恆))... [more]
CHANPHEN f Thai
Means "full moon" from Thai จันทร์ (jan) meaning "moon" and เพ็ญ (pen) meaning "full (moon)".
CHANPHENG f Lao
Means "full moon" in Lao.
CHANSOM m & f Lao
From the Lao ຈັນ (chan) meaning "moon" and ໂສມ (som) meaning "form, appearance" or "pretty".
CHANTHA f & m Khmer, Thai, Lao
Derived from Khmer ចន្ទ (cɑn), Thai จันทร์ (jan), or Lao ຈັນ (chan) meaning "moon".
CHANTHABUN m & f Lao
From Lao ຈັນທະ (chantha) meaning "moon" and ບຸນ (bun) meaning "happiness", "goodness, virtue" or "fate, luck".
CHANTHARA f Thai
From Thai จันทร์ (chan) meaning "moon" and ธารา (thara) meaning "water, stream".
CHANTHI f Lao
Etymology uncertain, perhaps from Lao ຈັນ (chan) meaning "moon" and ທີ (thi) meaning "time".
CH'ASKA f Incan Mythology, Quechua
In Incan mythology, Ch'aska ("Venus") or Ch'aska Quyllur ("Venus star") was the goddess of dawn and twilight, the planet Venus, flowers, maidens, and sex. She protected virgin girls. This name is of a separate etmology, with the Quechua ch'aska referring to what they thought was the brightest star but was the planet Venus... [more]
CHÍA f New World Mythology
Pre-Columbian goddess of the moon.... [more]
CHIBIUSA f Popular Culture
USAGI/Sailor Moon and Mamoru/Tuxedo Mask's daughter from Sailor Moon, an extremely popular magical girl themed manga. Chibi means "small, little" and usa is abbreviation of usagi meaning "rabbit".
CHIMINIGAGUA m Muisca Mythology
Chiminigagua was a universally good god and represented the only light that existed when it was night time. When the world was created there was only darkness and the only light was given by Chiminigagua... [more]
CHIRON m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Derived from Greek kheir meaning "hand" (also "skilled with the hands", related to kheirourgos "surgeon"). In Greek mythology he was the eldest and wisest of the centaurs, who educated and trained many of the great heroes... [more]
CHORS m Slavic Mythology
The moon god in Slavic Mythology.
CHŌSHIN m Japanese
This name combines 朝 (chou, asa) meaning "Korea, dynasty, epoch, morning, period, regime" with 信 (shin) meaning "faith, fidelity, trust, truth,", 進 (shin, susu.mu, susu.meru) meaning "advance, proceed, progress, promote," 申 (shin, saru, mou.shi-, mou.su) meaning "have the honor to, sign of the monkey (ninth sign of Chinese zodiac)," 心 (shin, kokoro, -gokoro) meaning "heart, mind, spirit" or 晋 (shin, susu.mu) meaning "advance."... [more]
CHULPAN f Tatar
Means "Venus (the planet)" in Tatar.
CLAVIUS m Various (Latinized, Rare)
Clavius is a latin word meaning "key". The use as a given name is transferred from the humanist surname Clavius (originally Clau or Schlüssel) borne by Christopher Clavius, a 16th century jesuit, astronomer, and mathematician.
CLEOMEDES m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of KLEOMEDES. This name was borne by an ancient Greek astronomer from the 1st century BC.
CLEOSTRATUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of KLEOSTRATOS. This name was borne by an ancient Greek astronomer from the 5th century BC.
CŌĀTLĪCUE f Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Coatlicue (/kwɑːtˈliːkweɪ/; Classical Nahuatl: cōātl īcue, Nahuatl pronunciation: koːaːˈtɬíːkʷe, “skirt of snakes”),wife of Mixcōhuātl ,also known as Teteoh innan (Classical Nahuatl: tēteoh īnnān, pronounced teːˌtéoʔ ˈíːnːaːn̥, “mother of the gods”), is the Aztec goddess who gave birth to the moon, stars, and Huitzilopochtli, the god of the sun and war... [more]
COATLICUE f Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Means "skirt of snakes" in Nahuatl. She is the Aztec goddess who gave birth to the moon, stars, and Huitzilopochtli, the god of the sun and war. The goddesses Tocih “our grandmother”, and Cihuacoatl “snake woman”, the patron of women who die in childbirth, were also seen as aspects of Coatlicue.
COLLARAMPA f Spanish (Canarian, Archaic)
From Guanche *kuyya-ar-affaw, meaning "Venus (planet)" (literally "vertex down to dawn").
ÇOLPAN f Turkish (Rare)
Means "Venus (the planet)" in Turkish.
CRESCENT m & f English (Rare)
Originally a variant of CRESCENS, it is now considered a nature name referring to the phase of the moon, derived from Old French creissant, ultimately from Latin crescere "come forth, spring up, grow, thrive".... [more]
CRUX m Astronomy
Latin for "cross". This is the name of a constellation in the southern hemisphere, commonly known as the Southern Cross.
CURSA m & f Astronomy
Derived from Arabic Al Kursiyy al Jauzah, meaning "the chair of the central one". This is the traditional name of the star Beta Eridani in the constellation ERIDANUS.
CYGNUS m Astronomy
Cygnus is a northern constellation lying on the plane of the Milky Way, deriving its name from the Latinized Greek word for swan.
CYNOSURA f Astronomy, Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Κυνόσουρα (Kynosoura) which meant "dog's tail", a derivative of κύων (kyôn) "dog" (genitive κυνός (kynos)) and οὐρά (oura) "tail"... [more]
DAITO m Japanese
From Japanese 大 (dai) meaning "big, great" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation or 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
DAL m Korean
Derived from the Korean word for "moon".
DALBIT f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 달빛 (dalbit) meaning "moonlight," from a combination of 달 (dal) meaning "moon" and BIT.
DAL-NIM f Korean Mythology
In Korean mythology, she is the moon. She is the sister to the sun, HAE-NIM.
DATBYEOL f & m Korean (Modern, Rare)
From native Korean 닻별 (datbyeol), referring to the Cassiopeia constellation, from a combination of 닻 (dat) meaning "anchor" and BYEOL.... [more]
DAVAAJAV m & f Mongolian
Davaajav is an uncommon Mongolian name of Tibetan Buddhist origin that means "Moon of Deliverance." The modular translation of it is "Moon" (davaa) + "Deliverance" ( -jav ). This is likely a reference to the bodhisattva "Moon of Deliverance" described in the Flower Garland Sutra of the Mahayana School of Buddhism.