Celestial and oh-so-sweet: 12 glowingly beautiful baby names inspired by the moon 2 weeks ago

Celestial and oh-so-sweet: 12 glowingly beautiful baby names inspired by the moon

Nature-inspired and slightly boho baby names are having a moment.

And up there at the very top of the trend-charts is the name Luna – the name of the Roman goddess of the moon, and also the actual Latin word for "moon."

Celebrities have all jumped on the bandwagon, with stylish famous mums such as Penelope Cruz, Uma Thurman and Chrissy Teigen all opting for the name for their own daughters.

But fear not, mums – there are plenty other moon-inspired names out there that are equally beautiful and equally boho.

Just take a look:

1. Ayla

Baby girls

Name means 'moon' in Turkish

2. Luan

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Baby boys

A rare Portuguese boy name meaning "moon."

3. Aruna

Baby girls

Japanese girls' name said to mean 'moon love.'

4. Neil

Baby boys

Is there anything cooler than being named after Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the surface of the moon?

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5. Zira

Baby girls

A Swahili name thought to mean 'moonlight messenger.'

6. Rua

Baby boys

From Japanese, thought to mean 'moon love.'

7. Koray

Baby girls

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A famous Turkish name meaning 'ember moon.'

8. London

Baby boys

In English, the name London means ‘fortress of the moon’.

9. Mahina

Baby girls

Mahina was a Moom Goddess in Hawaiian mythology, and the name is said to simply mean 'moon' in Hawaiian.

10. Janus

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Baby boys

Janus is the name of one of the moons of Saturn.

11. Miray

Baby girls

Also thought to mean 'moon' in Turkish.

12. Io

Baby boys

Io is the name of the most volcanic moon in the solar system.