Names The Best Baby Names That Mean Moon  

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The moon is one of the most beautiful celestial objects in the night sky, so it's understandable many parents would love names that mean moon for their little ones. Luckily, there are many names with lunar meanings, from venerable classics to modern twists. This moon name list will help you pick the perfect name for your newborn! 

Not many people realize a lot of girl names that mean moon are attractive, trendy choices. Luna - great for Harry Potter fans - is the Latin word for moon. Celene and Selena both mean "moon goddess" and - given the popularity of Selena Gomez and Celene Dion - would be great choices for fans of pop music. The increasingly popular Atlas is a great choice for boys, a nod to Greek mythology and the moon orbiting Jupiter. 

Looking for a more unique name? You have plenty of options there was well. When it comes to naming your child after actual celestial bodies, the bold and beautiful Oberon is a perfect unisex option. It's a German name and the name of one the moons orbiting Jupiter. Neoma is a female name that means "full moon." A cute boy name could be Kale, the name of one of Jupiter's moons.

Do you have a favorite baby name for the little moonbeam in your life? Give the best options a thumbs up, and please add any good names we may have missed.

list ordered by

1
57 8

Female, Latin: Moon

2
38 11
Selena

Female, Latin: Moon Goddess

3
32 15
Celene

Female, Latin: Goddess of the Moon

4
19 9
Mitsuki

Female, Japanese: The gracious moon, the beauty of moon

5
16 9
Artemis

Female, Origin Unknown: Greek moon goddess

6
20 13
Atlas

Male, Greek: Moon orbiting Jupiter 

7
18 13
Oberon

Unisex, German: Moon orbiting Uranus 

8
15 11
Neoma

Female, Greek: The person same like the fresh moon

9
14 11
Chandra

Male, Indian: Another name of Moon

10
13 10
Aisa

Female, Urdu: Another spelling of the name Aysa which means Moonlike

11
10 7
Jacy

Male, Native American: He has a face of the Moon

12
9 9
Badar

Male, Arabic: Full moon 

13
6 6
Jerico

Male, Arabic: City of the moon

14
8 10
Cicil

Male, Indian: Moonstone, a precious shiny gemstone

15
6 8
Kandra

Female, Sanskrit: Moonshine

16
7 10
Meeza

Female, Arabic: Quarter Moon

17
7 10
Rakesh

Male, Indian: Lord of the night; Lord of the full moon night; Name means Lord of Full Moon Day in Sanskrit

18
9 13
Kale

Male, English: One of Jupiter's moons 

19
4 8
Indu

Female, Hindu: Moon

20
3 7
Candra

Female, Indian: She is of the moon

21
3 8
Lulana

Female, African: Shining Moon or a Guiding Star

22
6 12
Chan

Unisex, Sanskrit: Moon 

23
3 9
Lalchand

Male, Indian: A rare occurrence of the Red Moon on the sky

24
3 9
Hatha

Male, Sanskrit: Sun and Moon, Using in Yoga it means make a balance

25
3 9
Cherika

Female, Indian: A tribal name meaning the Moon