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21 astrology-inspired baby names that are written in the stars

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Some parents-to-be find their baby name inspirations from their favourite book, a place they've visited together, or, from a theme, like astrology. 

Whether you're looking for a potential name with a zodiac reference or you wanted something that sounded a bit more personal, this list of astrology-themed baby names may make your decision a little bit clearer.

Perhaps the baby name you were looking for is written in the stars...


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1) Apollo

To kick off the astrology baby names list we have, Apollo. The name Apollo actually means destroyer and Apollo was one of the early Christian disciples. 
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2) Ariel

The name Ariel means lioness of God, and according to Indian Astrology, people who have names beginning with A are creative. 
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3) Ciro

If you're wanting to shorten the name Cyrus, the name Ciro is also a hit if you're after an astrological name. Ciro's meaning is Of The Sun. 
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4) Aurora

As well as being such a pretty name for your baby girl, the name Aurora relates to the natural phenomenon of the red and green lights in the sky.
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5) Cyrus

The name Cyrus' astrological meaning comes from Cyrus the Great who conquered Babylon and founded the Persian Empire. 
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6) Bellatrix

The name Bellatrix is a particularly special one as Bellatrix is the third brightest star in the constellation of Orion and the twenty-seventh brightest star in the sky. What a beautiful meaning for your baby girl. 
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7) Draco

The name Draco is particularly special, being one of the earliest constellations to have been discovered. 
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8) Celeste

The name Celeste means heavenly. In Latin, Celeste refers to the night sky. 
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9) Juno

As well as being an adorable baby name, Juno is also the zodiac sign for marriage and commitment. 
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10) Dawn

The name Dawn is a popular name choice due to the astrology meaning it has. Names that start with the letter D will be people who have success in life according to Indian Vedic Astrology. 
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11) Leo

The name Leo means Lion in Latin. As well as following the zodiac sign, Leo means they have a strength of character and physique. 
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12) Estella

Estella is a variation of the name Estelle, which means star. 
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13) Orion

Orion is the name of one of the most well-known star constellations in the sky. A great name for your baby boy! 
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14) Luna

You've probably guessed that Luna holds the meaning of the moon. Luna would be a cute one for all the girls who are born under the zodiac sign of Cancer as Cancer is said to be ruled by the moon. 
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15) Rory

Although Rory is a variation from the name Aurora, it can be a lovely name for your baby girl or boy. 
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16) Lyra

Lyra has a lot of significance when it comes to astrology. Firstly, the name means lyre, which is a harp-like instrument, and Lyra is also the name of the lyre-shaped constellation within Orpheus. 
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17) Sirius

The name Sirius holds the Greek and Latin meaning of burning, and, it is also the brightest star in the sky, nicknamed as the dog star. 
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18) Phoenix

The name Phoenix means mystical bird and is known for being an art of any kind! 
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19) Pandora

The name Pandora has a lot of significance when it comes to the world of astrology, but most importantly, it refers to the choices we make when curious. 
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20) Taurus

As you've probably guessed, Taurus refers to Saint Taurinus. Taurus is a constellation that looks like a bull in the sky. 
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21) Nova

A very sweet baby name for a girl. A Nova is a nuclear explosion in a white dwarf star. 

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While training as a journalist at the University of Gloucestershire for 3 years, she was nominated for the Best Feature Category at the Midlands Student’s Media Awards this year, and Head of News and Social Media for the university’s radio station, Tone Radio. Ellie has been published by the likes of Heatworld, Heart, Gloucestershire Live, and ITV West Country. 

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