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Meaning of Celeste

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The name Celeste has the following meaning:

"Heavenly". This beautiful name was popular amongst the early Christian communities. Associated with Queen Celeste, a character in the popular children's story of Babar the Elephant.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Celeste is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 275 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Celeste fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 60 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 459 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Celeste in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Celeste is pronounced as suh-les-th


Celeste originates from the Latin language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Celeste and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Celeste: Boys - Cicero, Marcus, Patrick, Roman, Rufus, Sergio, Titus, Girls - Almeta, Ardis, Ava, Belva, Clora, Decima, Diva, Gillian, Karlie, Marsha, Maxine, Priscilla, Sabina, Sabine, Sabrina, Selina, Stella, Theodosia, Verdie, Both genders - Amanda, Clara



Common nicknames for the name Celeste are: Lessie


We think the name Celeste should fall under the following style category: Everlasting.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Celeste to be: Beautiful and sophisticated woman

In one word, you might describe Celeste as a(n) "beautiful" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Celeste (or its variants) are:

Celeste Thorson, born on 23 July, a famous actress. Celeste Thorson's background: An American actress, model, writer, and activist. She is best known for her role as an athletic host in her action TV series, Destination X: Hawaii and Destination X: California. She has appeared in modeling and commercial campaigns for Body Glove, Reebok, Sprint, Saturn Nokia, Yahoo!, BIOQUE, and Paul Mitchell.

Celeste Yarnall, born on 26 July, a famous actress. Celeste Yarnall's background: An American actress who started her career on television before moving to the big screen.

Celeste Holm, born on 29 April, a famous actress. Celeste Holm's background: An American stage, film, and television actress.
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