Names The Best Baby Names That Mean Moon  

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The moon is one 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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Luna Female, Latin: Moon

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Selena Female, Latin: Moon Goddess

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Celene Female, Latin: Goddess of the Moon

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Atlas Male, Greek: Moon orbiting Jupiter 

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

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

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Oberon Unisex, German: Moon orbiting Uranus 

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Neoma Female, Greek: The person same like the fresh moon

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

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Badar Male, Arabic: Full moon 

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Chandra Male, Indian: Another name of Moon

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Kale Male, English: One of Jupiter's moons 

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Artemis Female, Origin Unknown: Greek moon goddess

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Meeza Female, Arabic: Quarter Moon

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

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Cherika Female, Indian: A tribal name meaning the Moon

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Jerico Male, Arabic: City of the moon

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Candra Female, Indian: She is of the moon

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Lulana Female, African: Shining Moon or a Guiding Star

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

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Kandra Female, Sanskrit: Moonshine

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

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

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Indu Female, Hindu: Moon

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

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Cicil Male, Indian: Moonstone, a precious shiny gemstone

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Chan Unisex, Sanskrit: Moon 

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Chanya Female, Indian: Light coming from Moon

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Kalap Male, Indian: Lord Chandra, The Moon

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

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

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Taresh Male, Indian: God of the stars (moon)