Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Out of This World ~ Planet, Moon & Star Names

OUT OF THIS WORLD ~ This is a small sampling of star, moon and planet names. Some Celebrities used these out of this world names as inspiration.

  • Astra ~ Latin; star
  • Bellatrix ~ name of the star in the constellation Orion
  • Chandra ~ Hindi; myth name of lunar god meaning "moon"
  • Danica ~ Latin/Slavic; morning star
  • Dara ~ Cambodian; star
  • Estella ~ Latin; star (daughter of Ali Landry)
  • Esther ~ Persian; star
  • Lucine ~ Armenian; moon
  • Luna ~ Roman; myth name of moon goddess
  • Mahina ~ Hawaiian; moonlight
  • Mary ~ Latin; star (Francis Ford Coppola, Paul & Linda McCartney, Scott Proctor, Kathryn Grant & Bing Crosby, James Marsden & Lisa Linde, Meryl Streep)
  • Mizuki ~ Japanese; beautiful moon
  • Nthanda ~ African; star
  • Pollux ~ the constellation Gemini contains a star with this name
  • Selena ~ English; variation of Greek Selene; moon, moon goddess
  • Star ~ English; star
  • Stella ~ Latin; star (Lorraine Bracco & Harvey Keitel, Peri Gilpin, Michael Klim & Lindy Rama, Amy Yasbeck & John Ritter, Dave Matthews, Melanie Griffith & Antonio Banderas, Donna Dixon & Dan Aykroyd, Paul & Linda McCartney, David Gahan, Molly Shannon, Mitsou Gelinas)
  • Stirling ~ Middle English; little star
  • Sun ~ star nearest to earth (Flea & Frankie Rayder ~ Sunny, Jessie James ~ Sunny, Susan St. James ~ Sunshine)
  • Tara ~ Gaelic/Celtic; star (Dame Judi Dench & Michael Williams, Trace Adkins ~ Tarah)
  • Tu ~ Vietnamese; star (Rob Morrow & Debbon Ayer)
  • Yue ~ Chinese; moon

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