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.

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32 6

Female, Latin: Moon

2
26 8
Selena

Female, Latin: Moon Goddess

3
22 11
Celene

Female, Latin: Goddess of the Moon

4
12 6
Neoma

Female, Greek: The person same like the fresh moon

5
10 5
Mitsuki

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

6
9 7
Aisa

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

7
9 7
Artemis

Female, Origin Unknown: Greek moon goddess

8
6 4
Jacy

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

9
12 11
Atlas

Male, Greek: Moon orbiting Jupiter 

10
10 9
Oberon

Unisex, German: Moon orbiting Uranus 

11
7 7
Badar

Male, Arabic: Full moon 

12
6 7
Meeza

Female, Arabic: Quarter Moon

13
5 6
Rakesh

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

14
9 11
Chandra

Male, Indian: Another name of Moon

15
8 10
Kale

Male, English: One of Jupiter's moons 

16
6 8
Cicil

Male, Indian: Moonstone, a precious shiny gemstone

17
4 6
Kandra

Female, Sanskrit: Moonshine

18
2 4
Jerico

Male, Arabic: City of the moon

19
2 5
Cherika

Female, Indian: A tribal name meaning the Moon

20
2 5
Lalchand

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

21
2 5
Hatha

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

22
2 5
Indu

Female, Hindu: Moon

23
1 4
Lulana

Female, African: Shining Moon or a Guiding Star

24
1 4
Candra

Female, Indian: She is of the moon

25
4 8
Malti

Male, Indian: Moonlight; Brilliant; Radiant; Luminant Moon; Brightness of Moon

26
1 5
Chanya

Female, Indian: Light coming from Moon

27
1 5
Kalap

Male, Indian: Lord Chandra, The Moon

28
5 10
Sohel

Male, Islam: One who is like the light of the Moon

29
4 9
Chan

Unisex, Sanskrit: Moon 

30
1 6
Taresh

Male, Indian: God of the stars (moon)

31
1 7
Parvani

Female, Indian: A Sanskrit name meaning day of the full moon; Special Day

32
0 5
Punam

Female, Indian: Full moon; Bright, Brilliant, Radiant and Luminant Moon