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210+ Beautiful Names That Mean Moon & Other Celestial-Inspired Ideas

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Why are some names that mean moon popular?

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As the Earth’s only natural, permanent satellite, the moon has always fascinated humans. It has inspired numerous myths, superstitions, and legends. It’s also the source of many beautiful baby names.

We’ve prepared this list of 210+ classic and trending moon names for your little one.

Moon Names Starting With A

1. Aadhira

  • Origin: Hindi
  • Meaning: Moon

2. Abylay

  • Origin: Kazakh language (Kazakhstan)
  • Meaning: Father of the moon

3. Aegaeon

  • Meaning: “The stormy one” or “goatish”
  • Description: One of Saturn’s moons
  • Powerful name for the extraordinarily strong giant with 50 heads and 1000 arms that the mortals called Aegaeon and the gods called Briareus in Greek mythology

4. Agharna

  • Origin: Indian and Sanskrit (Indo-European language)
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Boy name

5. Aibek

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: The master of the moon
  • Description: Boy name

6. Aiday

  • Origin: Kazakh
  • Meaning: Moon child
  • Description: A variant of “Aida,” the Turkish, Persian, and Swahili version of the Italian girl name “Adelaida”

7. Ainar

  • Origin: Kazakh
  • Meaning: “Fire moon, “male moon,” or “pomegranate moon”
  • Description: Unisex name

8. Aitne

  • Meaning: “I burn”
  • Description: One of Jupiter’s moons
  • Also spelled as “Aetna”

9. Aku

  • Origin: Babylonian
  • Meaning: Moon god
  • Description: Boy name
  • Means “exalted” or “revered” as a Finnish boy name

10. Ala

  • Origin: Odinani religion of the Igbo (Nigerian tribe)
  • Meaning: Ground
  • Description: Odinani earth goddess symbolized by a moon crescent

11. Alcmene

  • Origin: Latin and Greek
  • Meaning: Might of the moon
  • Description: After Alkmene, Hercules’ mother in Greek mythology

12. Aldrin

  • Meaning: Old and wise ruler
  • Description: After astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second person on the moon

13. Alqamar

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Boy name

14. Altalune

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: “Higher than the moon” or “over the moon”

15. Amalthea

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Tender goddess
  • Description: A moon of Jupiter
  • Name of the goat (or goat-keeper) in Greek mythology who raised the infant Zeus

16. Amaris

  • Meaning: Child of the moon
  • Description: Also means “given by God” in Hebrew

17. Anningan

  • Origin: Inuit (indigenous people in the Arctic)
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: In Inuit mythology, Annigan (the moon, also called Igaluk) constantly chases his sister Malina (the sun), who holds a brighter torch. An eclipse occurs when Annigan catches Malina.

18. Apollo

  • Meaning: Destroyer
  • Description: Name after Apollo 11, the first manned mission that landed on the moon (July 20, 1969)
  • Male Greek god of wisdom, art, beauty, medicine, prophecy, music, and law

19. Arche

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Beginning
  • Description: A Jupiter moon
  • Muse of origins or beginnings in Greek mythology

20. Arianrhod

  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: Silver wheel
  • Description: Celtic goddess of weaving cosmic time and fate, rebirth, and fertility; her silver wheel symbol is associated with the moon.

21. Ariel

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Description: A major moon of Uranus

22. Armstrong

  • Origin: Scottish and Middle English
  • Meaning: Someone with strong arms
  • Description: After Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon

23. Artemis

  • Meaning: Butcher
  • Description: She’s mainly the Greek goddess of the hunt, while Selene is the main goddess of the moon. However, Artemis is also considered a moon goddess.

24. Aruna

  • Meaning: Moon love
  • Description: Means “rising sun” in Hindu

25. Astennu

  • Origin: Egyptian
  • Meaning: God of the moon
  • Description: Boy name

26. Atlas

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: To carry
  • Description: One of Saturn’s moons
  • Warrior name for the strongest Titan who carried the world on his shoulders

27. Ay

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Boy name

28. Ayberk

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: “High moon” or “lightning-like brightness of the moon”
  • Description: Boy name

29. Aydan

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: From the moon

30. Ayla

  • Origin: Turkish and Hebrew
  • Meaning: “Halo of light around moon” or “moonlight”
  • Description: Female name

31. Aylin

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: “Moon halo” or “the one that belongs to the moon”
  • Description: Girl name

32. Aysel

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: “Moon flood” or “bright moon”
  • Description: Baby girl name

33. Aysun

  • Origin: Turkish name
  • Meaning: “Moon water” or “beautiful as the moon”
  • Description: Unisex name
  • Can also be spelled as “Aisun”

34. Aytaç

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: Moon crown
  • Description: Gender-neutral name

Moon Names Starting With B

1. Badar

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Full moon
  • Description: Boy name

2. Badriyah

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Resembling the full moon
  • Description: Girl’s name

3. Badru

  • Origin: Egyptian
  • Meaning: Born during the full moon
  • Description: Boy name

4. Bahloo

  • Origin: Australian Aboriginal name
  • Meaning: Moon man
  • Description: Boy name

5. Balachandra

  • Origin: Hindu
  • Meaning: Young moon
  • Description: Boy name

6. Belinay

  • Origin: Turkish name
  • Meaning: Reflection of the moon on a lake
  • Description: Girl’s name

7. Bendis

  • Origin: Thracian (ancient Indo-European language)
  • Meaning: Goddess of the moon
  • Description: Equivalent of the Greek goddess Artemis in Thracian mythology

8. Bianca

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: White
  • Description: One of the moons of Uranus

9. Bulan

  • Origin: Filipino and Austronesian languages
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Unisex name

10. Buzz

  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Village in the woods
  • Description: After Buzz Aldrin, one of the first astronauts on the moon

Moon Names Starting With C

1. Caliban

  • Origin: Romanian
  • Meaning: Black
  • Description: A moon of Uranus
  • Son of Sycorax (witch name in the Shakespearean play, “The Tempest”)

2. Callisto

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: “Fair,” “good,” or “the most beautiful girl”
  • Description: One of the moons of Jupiter

3. Calypso

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: To conceal or hide
  • Description: A moon of Saturn

4. Candra

  • Origin: Indonesian
  • Meaning: Glowing like the moon
  • Description: Girl name

5. Celimine

  • Origin: Latin and Greek
  • Meaning: Moon strength
  • Description: Can also be spelled as “Celimene”

6. Chaand

  • Origin: Hindi
  • Meaning: The moon
  • Description: Boy name

7. Chan

  • Origin: Sanskrit
  • Meaning: Moon

8. Chandni

  • Origin: Hindi and Indian
  • Meaning: Moon or moonlight
  • Description: Feminine variant of “Chand” or “Chaand”

9. Chandra

  • Origin: Hindi and Sanskrit
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Hindi goddess of the moon

10. Chandrakant

  • Origin: Sanskrit and Hindu
  • Meaning: “Shining moon” or “moonstone created by moonlight”
  • Description: Can be shortened to “Chandra” (moon)

11. Channary

  • Origin: Khmer (Cambodian)
  • Meaning: “Moon” or “moon girl”
  • Description: Girl name

12. Chantara

  • Origin: Thai and Peruvian
  • Meaning: Moon water
  • Description: Baby girl name
  • Means “stone” in Old French

13. Charon

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Of keen gaze
  • Description: One of Pluto’s moons
  • Gender-neutral name

14. Crescent

  • Meaning: “Moon shape” or “increasing in size”
  • Description: Linked to the moon’s shape

15. Cressida

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Gold
  • Description: A moon of Uranus

16. Cynthia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: “Moon goddess” or “woman from Mount Kynthos”
  • Description: An epithet (another name) of Artemis (moon goddess)

Moon Names Starting With D

1. Dal

  • Origin: Korean
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Means “friend” or “beloved” as a Hebrew or Welsh name

2. Dawa

  • Origin: Tibetan
  • Meaning: Moon or month
  • Description: Used for both boys and girls

3. Deimos

  • Meaning: Dread or terror
  • Description: One of the twin moons of Mars
  • Named after Deimos, the twin of Phobos (used for Mars’ other moon), in Greek mythology

4. Delia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Born on the island of Delos
  • Description: Another epithet of the Greek moon goddess, Artemis

5. Deva

  • Origin: Hindu
  • Meaning: Shiny
  • Description: Hindu moon goddess

6. Dia

  • Origin: Ancient Greek name
  • Meaning: “Heavenly” or “one who belongs to Zeus”
  • Description: One of Jupiter’s moons

7. Diana

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: “Divine” or “to shine”
  • Description: Roman goddess of the moon

8. Dione

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Divine queen
  • Description: One of Saturn’s moons

Moon Names Starting With E

1. Ehann

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Full, bright moon
  • Description: Boy name

2. Elara

  • Meaning: A cheerful and happy individual
  • Description: A moon of Jupiter
  • One of Zeus’s mortal lovers in Greek mythology; she bore a giant baby

3. Elatha

  • Meaning: “Art” or “knowledge”
  • Description: Moon god in Irish mythology

4. Esmeray

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: Dark moon
  • Description: Girl name

Moon Names Starting With F

1. Fengári

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Nonbinary name

2. Feray

  • Origin: Turkish name
  • Meaning: Radiance of the moon
  • Description: Female name

3. Francisco

  • Meaning: “Free man” or “Frenchman”
  • Description: One of Uranus’ moons

Moon Names Starting With G

1. Gealach

  • Origin: Irish, Scottish, and Gaelic
  • Meaning: “Moon” or “moonlight”
  • Description: Boy name

2. Getsumei

  • Meaning: “Moonlight” or “bright moon”
  • Description: Gender-neutral name

3. Günay

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: The moon as seen during the day
  • Description: Gender-neutral name

Moon Names Starting With H

1. Hakidonmuya

  • Origin: Hopi (Native American)
  • Meaning: Time of the waiting moon
  • Description: Girl name

2. Hala

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Moon halo
  • Description: Gender-neutral baby name

3. Hang

  • Origin: Vietnamese
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Girl name

4. Hanwi

  • Origin: Sioux (Native American)
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Sioux moon goddess

5. Helene

  • Meaning: Light
  • Description: One of Saturn’s moons
  • Named after Helen of Troy

6. Hilal

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: “New moon,” “crescent,” or “new crescent moon”
  • Description: Female name

7. Himanshu

  • Origin: Hindi
  • Meaning: “Moon” or “moon rays”
  • Description: Boy name

8. Hina

  • Meaning: Hawaiian moon goddess
  • Description: Girl name

9. Hyperion

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: “The god above” or “he that walks on high”
  • Description: One of Saturn’s moons
  • Titan of the sun and light in Greek mythology

Moon Names Starting With I

1. Iah

  • Origin: Egyptian
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Egyptian moon god

2. Ihan

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Full moon
  • Description: Boy name

3. Ilargi

  • Origin: Basque
  • Meaning: “Moonlight” or “moon”
  • Description: Goddess of the moon in Basque mythology

4. Ilkay

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: “Moon” or “the first moon”
  • Description: Unisex name

5. Indu

  • Origin: Hindi
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Also a pet name for “Indumathi”

6. Indumathi

  • Origin: Sanskrit
  • Meaning: Full moon
  • Description: Girl name

7. Io

  • Origin: Greek
  • Description: A Jupiter moon
  • One of the solar system’s most volcanic moons

8. Isildur

  • Origin: Quenya (elvish language invented by J. R. R. Tolkien)
  • Meaning: Servant of the moon
  • Description: Fictional king of Gondor in Tolkien’s “The Lord of the Rings

9. Isone

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: “Knowing” or “to know”
  • Description: One of Jupiter’s moons

Moon Names Starting With J

1. Jaci

  • Origin: Tupi (Native American)
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Also means “one who heals people” as a Greek name

2. Jacira

  • Origin: Tupi
  • Meaning: Honey moon
  • Description: Girl name

3. Janus

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Beginning
  • Description: Saturn moon
  • Comes from Janus, the Roman god of time and beginnings

4. Jerah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Moon or a lunar month
  • Description: Also a biblical name meaning “Jehovah (God) has seen”

5. Jericho

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Biblical place name from the Hebrew word “yareakh” (moon)

6. Jyotsna

  • Origin: Hindi and Sanskrit
  • Meaning: Moonlight
  • Description: Girl name

Moon Names Starting With K

Some unique names that start with K:

1. Kale

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: Free man
  • Description: A Jupiter moon

2. Kamaria

  • Origin: Swahili (African language)
  • Meaning: “Moonlight” or “beauty of the moon”

3. Koray

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: Ember moon
  • Description: Boy name

4. Kuu

  • Origin: Finnish
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Gender-neutral name; often used as a middle name

Moon Names Starting With L

1. Larissa

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: “Cheerful” or “joyful”
  • Description: One of Neptune’s moons

2. Linus

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Flax
  • Description: A moon of the asteroid 22 Kaliope
  • Apollo’s son in Greek mythology

3. Liviana

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: White moon
  • Description: Unique name for girls

4. Lleuad

  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Boy name

5. Loge

  • Meaning: Lodge
  • Description: One of Saturn’s moons
  • Fire giant in Norse mythology

6. Lona

  • Origin: Hawaiian
  • Meaning: Light
  • Description: Goddess of the moon in Hawaiian mythology

7. London

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Fortress of the moon
  • Description: Boy name

8. Losna

  • Origin: Etruscan (ancient Italian language)
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Goddess of the moon in Etruscan mythology

9. Lua

  • Origin: Portuguese
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Girl name

10. Luan

  • Origin: Portuguese
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Boy’s name
  • Means “lion” in Albanian or “warrior” in Gaelic

11. Luna

  • Origin: Italian, Latin, and Spanish girl name
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Roman goddess of the moon

12. Lune

  • Origin: French
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Girl name

13. Lusineh

  • Origin: Armenian
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Girl name
  • Also spelled as “Lusine” or “Lucine”

14. Lutana

  • Origin: Tasmanian
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Girl name

Moon Names Starting With M

1. Maan

  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Girl name

2. Magena

  • Origin: Cherokee
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Girl name

3. Maha

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Girl name

4. Mahdokht

  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: Daughter of the moon
  • Description: Girl name

5. Mahina

  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Comes from “Hina” (Hawaiian moon goddess)

6. Mahnaz

  • Origin: Latin and Persian name
  • Meaning: Beauty of the moon
  • Description: Girl name

7. Mahrukh

  • Origin: Africa
  • Meaning: Face like the moon
  • Description: Girl name

8. Mahsa

  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: Like the moon
  • Description: Girl name

9. Mahtab

  • Origin: Arabic and Persian
  • Meaning: Moonlight
  • Description: Girl name

10. Mahvash

  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: “Moon-like beauty” or “beautiful like the moon”
  • Description: Girl name

11. Måne

  • Origin: Danish
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Nonbinary name

12. Mani

  • Origin: Old Norse
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Norse god of the moon
  • Means “jewel” in Sanskrit

13. Marama

  • Origin: Polynesian and Maori (indigenous to New Zealand)
  • Meaning: Moon god
  • Description: Moon god in Polynesian mythology

14. Mawu

  • Origin: West African Vodun theology
  • Meaning: Divine creator
  • Description: Moon goddess who brings the cool of the night, peace, fertility, and rain

15. Mayank

  • Origin: Hindi and Indian
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Masculine name

16. Mayar

  • Origin: Turkish and Arabic
  • Meaning: Moon glow
  • Description: Boy name

17. Mayari

  • Origin: Filipino
  • Meaning: Moon goddess
  • Description: Girl name

18. Melinoe

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Dark-minded
  • Description: In some accounts, she’s another Greek goddess of the moon and the bringer of nightmares.

19. Menodora

  • Origin: Ancient Greek
  • Meaning: Gift of the moon
  • Description: Girl name

20. Meztli

  • Origin: Nahuatl Tribe
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Gender-neutral name

21. Miakoda

  • Origin: Native American
  • Meaning: Power of the moon
  • Description: Girl name

22. Migina

  • Origin: Omaha (Native American)
  • Meaning: Returning moon
  • Description: Girl name

23. Mimiteh

  • Origin: Omaha
  • Meaning: New moon
  • Description: Baby girl name

24. Mitena

  • Origin: Omaha
  • Meaning: Born on a new moon
  • Description: Female name

25. Mona

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Means “noble” and “aristocratic” as an Italian girl name

26. Monday

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: Moon day
  • Description: Nonbinary name

27. Moon

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Celestial body orbiting the Earth
  • Description: Nonbinary name

28. Muraco

  • Origin: Native American
  • Meaning: White moon
  • Description: Boy name

29. Mwezi

  • Origin: Swahili
  • Meaning: Moon or month
  • Description: Girl name

Moon Names Starting With N

1. Namaka

  • Origin: Hawaiian
  • Meaning: Eyes
  • Description: Moon of the dwarf planet Haumea
  • After the Hawaiian goddess of the sea

2. Nanna

  • Origin: Norse and Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Daring
  • Description: Moon goddess symbolized by the crescent shape

3. Narvi

  • Origin: Norse
  • Meaning: Narrow
  • Description: One of Saturn’s moons

4. Natsuki

  • Origin: Japanese girl name
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Sometimes used as a boy name

5. Neil

  • Origin: Gaelic and Irish
  • Meaning: Warrior name that means “champion” or “victory”
  • Description: After Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon

6. Neoma

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: New moon
  • Description: Girl name

7. Nidi

  • Origin: Old Norse
  • Meaning: “Dark one” or “new moon”
  • Description: Girl name

8. Nikini

  • Origin: Sri Lankan
  • Meaning: Full moon in August
  • Description: Girl name

9. Nokomis

  • Origin: Native American
  • Meaning: Daughter of the moon
  • Description: Girl name

10. Nguyet

  • Origin: Vietnamese girl name
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Also a musical name after the traditional Vietnamese instrument, the moon lute (Dan nguyet)

11. Nuray

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: Bright moon
  • Description: Girl name

Moon Names Starting With O

1. Oberon

  • Meaning: Noble and bear-like
  • Description: A large moon of Uranus
  • Can also be spelled as “Auberon”

2. Ooljee

  • Origin: Navajo (Native American)
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Girl name

3. Ophelia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Benefit
  • Description: One of Uranus’ moons

Moon Names Starting With P

1. Pamuya

  • Origin: Hopi (Native American)
  • Meaning: Water moon
  • Description: Girl name

2. Pensri

  • Origin: Thai
  • Meaning: “Full moon” or “beauty of the moon”
  • Description: Girl name

3. Perdita

  • Meaning: Lost
  • Description: One of Uranus’ moons

4. Phoebe

  • Origin: Latin and Greek
  • Meaning: Bright and radiant
  • Description: One of Saturn’s moons
  • Epithet of the Greek moon goddess Artemis

5. Phobos

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Fear
  • Description: One of Mars’ twin moons named after the twin gods, Phobos and Deimos

6. Portia

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: “Offering,” “doorway,” or “pig”
  • Description: One of Uranus’ moons

7. Proteus

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: First
  • Description: Neptune’s second largest moon
  • Ancient sea god in Greek mythology

8. Pulan

  • Origin: Chamorro (indigenous people of the Mariana Islands)
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Boy name

9. Purnama

  • Origin: Sanskrit and Javanese (Indonesia and India)
  • Meaning: Full moon
  • Description: Girl name

10. Purnima

  • Origin: Hindi
  • Meaning: Full moon
  • Description: Can be shortened to “Poorna”

Moon Names Starting With Q

1. Qamar

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Boy name

2. Quacey

  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Moonlight
  • Description: Boy name

3. Quila

  • Origin: Incan (largest empire in pre-Columbian America)
  • Meaning: Eagle
  • Description: Incan moon goddess and one of the most powerful deities in Incan mythology

Moon Names Starting With R

Some names that start with R:

1. Raith

  • Origin: Indonesian
  • Meaning: Goddess of the moon
  • Description: Girl name

2. Raka

  • Origin: Sanskrit
  • Meaning: Full moon
  • Description: Boy name

3. Rakesh

  • Origin: Sanskrit
  • Meaning: Lord of the full moon day
  • Description: Male name

4. Ramachandra

  • Origin: Hindu
  • Meaning: Rama moon
  • Description: Can be shortened to “Chandra” or “Chandru”

5. Rosalind

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Beautiful rose
  • Description: One of Uranus’ moons

Moon Names Starting With S

1. Sanda

  • Origin: Sanskrit
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Girl name derived from “Chandra” (Moon)

2. Sasi

  • Origin: Indian
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Girl name

3. Sasithorn

  • Origin: Thai
  • Meaning: The moon
  • Description: Girl name

4. Selena

  • Origin: Greek and Italian
  • Meaning: The moon
  • Description: Variant of “Selene,” the Greek goddess of the moon

5. Selene

  • Origin: Latin and Greek
  • Meaning: The moon
  • Description: Greek goddess of the moon

6. Selenite

  • Origin: Ancient Greek
  • Meaning: Moonstone
  • Description: Gemstone believed to have healing properties

7. Sharad

  • Origin: Hindu
  • Meaning: Full moon in autumn
  • Description: Boy name

8. Shashank

  • Origin: Hindi
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Boy name

9. Skathi

  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Harm or damage
  • Description: Saturn’s moon
  • After Skaði, the Norse goddess of mountains, winter, skiing, and archery

10. Soma

  • Origin: Hindi
  • Meaning: Lunar nectar
  • Description: Gender-neutral name

11. Sponde

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Horai (goddess over a specific period of time) that represents the time of libation (wine offering to the gods)
  • Description: One of Jupiter’s moons

12. Stellaluna

  • Origin: Latin America
  • Meaning: Moon and star
  • Description: Girl name

Moon Names Starting With T

1. Taini

  • Origin: Omaha
  • Meaning: New moon
  • Description: Girl name

2. Tarkik

  • Origin: Iñupiaq and Inuktitut (indigenous Alaskan languages)
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Boy name

3. Thalassa

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Sea
  • Description: A moon of Neptune
  • Primordial goddess of the sea in Greek mythology

4. Thebe

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: A moon of Jupiter
  • Description: One of Zeus’ daughters in Greek mythology

5. Titan

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Defender
  • Description: Saturn’s largest moon
  • Pre-Olympian giant gods in Greek mythology

6. Triton

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: God of the sea
  • Description: One of Neptune’s moons

7. Tsuki

  • Origin: Japanese
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Girl name

8. Tsukiko

  • Origin: Japanese
  • Meaning: Moon child
  • Description: Female name

9. Tülay

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: Tulle moon
  • Description: Girl name

10. Tuncay

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: Bronze moon
  • Description: Boy name

11. Tunkay

  • Origin: Turkish
  • Meaning: Copper moon
  • Description: Boy name

Moon Names Starting With U

Umbriel

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Shadow
  • Description: A moon of Uranus

Moon Names Starting With V

Vikesh

  • Origin: Hindu and Indian
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Boy name

Moon Names Starting With W

Wadd

  • Origin: Yemeni Arabic
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Pre-Islamic god of the moon

Moon Names Starting With X

X (or Lunar X)

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Lunar X, a light and shadow effect on the moon
  • Description: Modern nonbinary name

Moon Names Starting With Y

Yereah

  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Moon
  • Description: Unisex name

Moon Names Starting With Z

1. Zelenia

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: The moon
  • Description: Variation of “Selene,” goddess of the moon

2. Zira

  • Origin: African
  • Meaning: Moonlight
  • Description: Girl name

You can also pick names according to these categories:

Baby Names That Mean Moon & Other Celestial Bodies

What Girl Names Mean Moon?

  • Bulan
  • Chandni
  • Hanwi
  • Ilkay
  • Jaci
  • Jerah
  • Lusineh
  • Lutana
  • Maan
  • Magena
  • Maha
  • Mahina
  • Mahsa
  • Måne
  • Meztli
  • Mona
  • Natsuki
  • Sasi

What Boy Names Mean Moon?

  • Alqamar
  • Chaand
  • Chan
  • Himanshu
  • Indu
  • Jericho
  • Qamar
  • Tarkik
  • Vikesh
  • Yereah

What Names Mean Moon Or Star For Boys & Girls?

  • Aadhira
  • Agharna
  • Ay
  • Aytaç
  • Dal
  • Dawa
  • Fengári
  • Gealach
  • Günay
  • Hang
  • Kuu
  • Lleuad
  • Losna
  • Lua
  • Luan
  • Lune
  • Mayank
  • Moon
  • Mwezi
  • Nguyet
  • Ooljee
  • Pulan
  • Sanda
  • Sasithorn
  • Shashank
  • Soma
  • Stellaluna
  • Tsuki

Unique Names That Mean Moon

  • Aydan
  • Hakidonmuya
  • Jacira
  • Miakoda
  • Migina
  • Nuray
  • Pamuya
  • Zelenia

What Baby Names Represent Moons Of Other Planets?

  • Aegaeon
  • Aitne
  • Amalthea
  • Arche
  • Ariel
  • Atlas
  • Bianca
  • Caliban
  • Callisto
  • Calypso
  • Charon
  • Cressida
  • Deimos
  • Dia
  • Dione
  • Elara
  • Francisco
  • Helene
  • Hyperion
  • Io
  • Isone
  • Janus
  • Kale
  • Larissa
  • Linus
  • Loge
  • Namaka
  • Narvi
  • Oberon
  • Ophelia
  • Perdita
  • Phobos
  • Portia
  • Proteus
  • Rosalind
  • Skathi
  • Sponde
  • Thalassa
  • Thebe
  • Titan
  • Triton
  • Umbriel

Moon-Related Baby Names

What Name Means Moon Child?

  • Aiday
  • Amaris
  • Mahdokht
  • Nokomis
  • Tsukiko

Baby Names That Mean Full Moon

  • Badar
  • Badriyah
  • Badru
  • Ehann
  • Ihan
  • Indumathi
  • Nikini
  • Pensri
  • Purnama
  • Purnima
  • Raka
  • Rakesh
  • Sharad

Baby Names That Mean New Moon

  • Balachandra
  • Crescent
  • Hilal
  • Mimiteh
  • Mitena
  • Neoma
  • Nidi
  • Taini

What Girl Name Means Dark Moon?

  • Esmeray

What Name Means Moonlight?

  • Feray
  • Getsumei
  • Jyotsna
  • Kamaria
  • Mahtab
  • Quacey
  • Zira

Baby Names After Moon Effects

  • Ayla
  • Aylin
  • Aysel
  • Chandrakant
  • Chantara
  • Hala
  • Koray
  • Mayar

Moon-Inspired Baby Names

  • Abylay
  • Aibek
  • Ainar
  • Alcmene
  • Aldrin
  • Altalune
  • Arianrhod
  • Armstrong
  • Aruna
  • Ayberk
  • Aysun
  • Bahloo
  • Belinay
  • Buzz
  • Candra
  • Celimine
  • Channary
  • Isildur
  • Liviana
  • London
  • Mahnaz
  • Mahrukh
  • Mahvash
  • Menodora
  • Monday
  • Muraco
  • Neil
  • Selenite
  • Tülay
  • Tuncay
  • Tunkay
  • X (for Lunar X)

What Names Mean Gods & Goddesses Of Moon?

  • Aku
  • Ala
  • Anningan
  • Artemis
  • Astennu
  • Bendis
  • Chandra
  • Cynthia
  • Delia
  • Deva
  • Diana
  • Elatha
  • Hina
  • Iah
  • Ilargi
  • Lona
  • Luna
  • Mani
  • Marama
  • Mawu
  • Mayari
  • Melinoe
  • Nanna
  • Phoebe
  • Quila
  • Raith
  • Ramachandra
  • Selena
  • Wadd

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