75 Galaxy-Inspired Baby Names for Space Lovers

Updated: March 29, 2022
If you've always been fascinated by the night sky and outer space, you might want to consider one of the galaxy-inspired names for your little boy or girl. Plus we're featuring our favorite gender-neutral options.
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If you’re passionate about astronomy and fascinated by everything galactical, consider a galaxy name for your new baby. Galaxy names reference the stars and planets as well as the Greek, Roman, and Egyptian gods and goddess of the heavens.

Will your little girl be Celeste, meaning “heavenly” or Vega, a star in the constellation Lyra? Or might your little boy be called Aten after the Egyptian god of the sun? Throughout our galaxy, there are so many out-of-this-world names to choose from!

Check out our comprehensive list of astronomical names for girls and boys, as well as some gender-neutral options.

Galaxy Names for Girls

  1. Aelia - Greek, means “sun”
  2. Adhara - Astronomy, the second brightest star in the constellation Canis Major
  3. Amalthea - Astronomy, a moon of Jupiter; Greek Mythology, a nymph who nursed the infant Zeus
  4. Andromeda - Greek Mythology, Astronomy, an Ethiopian princess rescued from sacrifice by the hero Perseus. A constellation in the northern sky is named for her.
  5. Ariel - Astronomy, a moon of Uranus
  6. Ascella - Astronomy, the third brightest star in the constellation Sagittarius
  7. Astra - Greek, means “star”
  8. Aurora - Latin, means “dawn”; Roman Mythology, goddess of the dawn
  9. Bianca - Astronomy, a moon of Uranus; Italian, means “white”
  10. Calypso - Astronomy, a moon of Saturn; Greek Mythology, the nymph who fell in love with Odysseus after he was shipwrecked on her island of Ogygia
  11. Celeste - French, Italian, means “of the sky, heavenly”
  12. Chanda - Hindu Mythology, goddess of the moon
  13. Cordelia - Astronomy, a moon of Uranus
  14. Diana - Roman Mythology, goddess of the moon, hunting, forests, and childbirth
  15. Elara - Astronomy, a moon of Jupiter
  16. Halley - Astronomy, a comet
  17. Helia - Greek Mythology, one of the Heliades, daughters of the sun god Helios
  18. Hilal - Turkish, means “crescent moon”
  19. Juliet - Astronomy, a moon of Uranus
  20. Larissa - Astronomy, a moon of Neptune
  21. Leda - Astronomy, a moon of Jupiter
  22. Libra - Astronomy, a constellation shaped like a set of measuring scales
  23. Luna - Italian, Spanish, means “moon”; Roman Mythology, goddess of the moon
  24. Lyra - Astronomy, a constellation in the northern sky containing the star Vega
  25. Miranda - Astronomy, a moon of Uranus
  26. Nashira - Astronomy, a bright star in the constellation of Capricornus
  27. Ophelia - Astronomy, a moon of Uranus
  28. Pandora - Astronomy, a moon of Saturn
  29. Phoebe - Greek Mythology, a titan associated with the moon; Astronomy, a moon of Saturn
  30. Portia - Astronomy, a moon of Uranus
  31. Titania - Astronomy, a moon of Uranus
  32. Star - English, means “star”
  33. Stella - Italian, means “star”
  34. Vega - Astronomy, a star in the constellation Lyra
  35. Venus - Astronomy, second planet from the sun; Roman Mythology, goddess of love and sex

Galaxy Names for Boys

  1. Apollo - Greek Mythology, god of the sun
  2. Alioth - Astronomy, traditional name of the star Epsilon Ursae Majoris in the constellation Ursa Major
  3. Altair - Astronomy, a star in the constellation Aquila
  4. Aster - Greek, means “star”
  5. Astrophel - Greek, means “star lover”
  6. Aten - Egyptian Mythology, a god of the sun
  7. Arche - Astronomy, a moon of Jupiter
  8. Aries - Astronomy, a constellation
  9. Atlas - Greek Mythology, a Titan punished by Zeus by being forced to support the heavens on his shoulders
  10. Castor - Astronomy, a star in the Gemini constellation
  11. Cielo - Italian, means “sky”
  12. Cosmo - English, Italian, refers to the universe
  13. Cosmos - English, Italian, refers to the universe
  14. Cupid - Roman Mythology, son of Venus and Mars
  15. Deimos - Astronomy, a moon of Mars
  16. Izar - Basque, means “star”
  17. Janus - Astronomy, a moon of Saturn
  18. Jupiter - Astronomy, the largest gas giant in our solar system
  19. Kuiper - Astronomy, a belt of asteroids in our solar system
  20. Leo - Astronomy, a constellation
  21. Mercury - Astronomy, first planet from the sun; Roman Mythology, god of trade, merchants, and travelers
  22. Mars - Astronomy, third planet from the sun; Roman Mythology, god of war
  23. Oberon - Astronomy, a moon of Uranus, Literature, king of the fairies in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  24. Orion - Astronomy, Greek Mythology, a constellation, which gets its name from a legendary Greek hunter who was killed by a scorpion sent by the earth goddess Gaia
  25. Perseus - Astronomy, a constellation; Gree Mythology, a hero who founded the ancient city of Mycenae
  26. Phoenix - Astronomy, a constellation; Greek Mythology, a creature consumed by fire and then rising from its own ashes every 500 years
  27. Pluto - Astronomy, a dwarf planet in our solar system
  28. Rigel - Astronomy, the star that forms the left foot of the constellation Orion
  29. Sirius - Astronomy, a bright star in the constellation Canis Major
  30. Sol - Spanish, Portuguese, means “sun”
  31. Taurus - Astronomy, a constellation of the zodiac
  32. Titan - Astronomy, Saturn’s largest moon
  33. Vulcan - Astronomy, a small hypothetical planet that was proposed to exist in an orbit between Mercury and the Sun; Roman Mythology, god of fire

Gender-Neutral Galaxy Names

  1. Blaze - American, means “fiery”
  2. Eris - a dwarf planet; Greek Mythology, goddess of discord
  3. Neptune - Astronomy, the eighth and final planet in our solar system, a gas giant
  4. Nova - Astronomy, reference to supernova, a stellar explosion
  5. Saturn - Astronomy, the seventh planet in our solar system, a gas giant
  6. Sky - English, means “sky”
  7. Thebe - Astronomy, a moon of Jupiter

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