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Dazzling Baby Names

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Your child is your shooting star, your precious gem. Why not give them a name that reflects their ability to dazzle and delight? From baby names taken from the stars to constellations to jewels, the following dazzling baby names will help you bestow upon your child a sparkling, unforgettable presence.

Girl holding diamondConstellation Baby Names

You may be surprised to discover the meaning behind some of the most well-known (and not-so-well-known) constellations. If you are particularly in tune with the universe, consider naming your child after the star collections that are high in the sky during the month of their birth.

Caelum (The Sculptor’s Chisel)
Dorado (The Swordfish)
Orion (The Great Hunter)
Taurus (The Bull)

Auriga (The Charioteer)
Columba (The Dove)
Monoceros (The Unicorn)
Pictor (The Painter’s Easel)

Carina (The Keel)
Pyxis (The Compass Box)
Vela (The Sail)
Volan (The Flying Fish)

Antlia (The Air Pump)
Hydra (The Water Serpent)
Leo (The Lion)

Corvus (The Crow)
Crux (The Southern Cross)
Virgo (The Maiden)

Boötes (The Bear Driver)
Circinus (The Compasses)
Libra (The Beam Balance)

Apus (The Bird of Paradise)
Ara (The Altar)
Draco (The Dragon)
Norma (The Carpenter’s Square)

Corona Austrina (The Southern Crown)
Lyra (The Lyre)
Sagittarius (The Archer)

Aquila (The Eagle)
Cygnus (The Swan or The Northern Cross)
Delphinus (The Dolphin)
Indus (The American Indian)
Pavo (The Peacock)
Sagitta (The Arrow)

Aquarius (The Water Bearer)
Cepheus (Andromeda’s Father)
Grus (The Crane)
Pegasus (The Winged Horse)

Andromeda (The Chained Lady)
Cassiopeia (Andromeda’s Mother)
Pisces (The Fishes)

Aries (The Ram)
Eridanus (The River)
Perseus (The Hero)

Star Baby Names

Have a thing for stars? Try on one of these stunning names: Adara (Maidens), Agena (The Settled Land), Ain (Eye of the Bull), Alhena (Shining), Aludra (Maidenhead), Alula (First), Auva (The Barker), Bellatrix (Warrioress), Chara (Dear), Mira (Wonderful), Naos (Ship), Nash (Arrowhead), Nashira (Field), Regulus (Prince or Heart of the Lion), Sirius (Scorching), Skat (Leg), Syrma (Train), Talitha (Third), Zaniah (Corner).

Jewel Baby Names

Some may gleam while others sparkle, but there’s no doubt about it – jewels get noticed. From the Briolette cut of stone, to types of jewelry like Cameo and Charm, to the Carat and Clarity of gems, here are some shining possibilities for your little jewel. The color categories into which the names are separated are narrow – they simply indicate the line of the spectrum into which these gems typically fall.

Red: Carnelian, Garnet, Ruby
Orange: Hyacinth
Yellow: Citrine, Peridot
Green: Chrysolite, Jade, Malachite
Blue: Angelite, Aquamarine, Benitoite, Iolite, Sapphire, Turquoise
Purple: Almandine, Amethyst, Sugilite
Black: Ebonite, Jet, Obsidian, Onyx, Xaga
Iridescent, translucent, or multi-colored: Abalone, Alexandrite, Amber, Aragonite, Beryl, Coral, Crystal, Diamond, Jasper, Moonstone, Opal, Pearl, Topaz, Tourmaline

Twilight Baby Names

Haven’t taken a shine to any of these stunning names? There’s one more option. For fans of the Twilight saga, which has introduced the new myth that vampires sparkle, consider one of these character’s names for your burgeoning star: Alice, Bella, Carlisle, Edward, Emmett, Esme, James, Jasper, Laurent, Rosalie or Victoria.


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