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Celeste

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10k Celestine (Latin)
2k Celestina (Spanish)
2k Celesta (Spanish)
1k Celestia (French)

How popular is the baby name Celeste in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 14 14 0
1882 9 9 0
1883 9 9 0
1884 15 15 0
1885 16 16 0
1886 18 18 0
1887 20 20 0
1888 27 27 0
1889 11 11 0
1890 20 20 0
1891 22 22 0
1892 27 27 0
1893 27 27 0
1894 26 26 0
1895 32 32 0
1896 30 30 0
1897 36 36 0
1898 42 42 0
1899 33 33 0
1900 50 50 0
1901 38 38 0
1902 33 33 0
1903 36 36 0
1904 36 36 0
1905 50 50 0
1906 50 50 0
1907 49 49 0
1908 41 41 0
1909 47 47 0
1910 72 72 0
1911 61 61 0
1912 90 90 0
1913 88 88 0
1914 98 98 0
1915 133 133 0
1916 162 157 5
1917 156 156 0
1918 161 154 7
1919 142 142 0
1920 150 150 0
1921 160 160 0
1922 108 108 0
1923 146 146 0
1924 135 135 0
1925 144 144 0
1926 113 113 0
1927 109 109 0
1928 131 131 0
1929 117 117 0
1930 97 97 0
1931 96 96 0
1932 123 123 0
1933 105 105 0
1934 124 124 0
1935 98 98 0
1936 96 96 0
1937 136 136 0
1938 120 120 0
1939 109 109 0
1940 140 140 0
1941 159 159 0
1942 156 156 0
1943 166 166 0
1944 147 147 0
1945 171 171 0
1946 218 218 0
1947 306 306 0
1948 297 297 0
1949 407 407 0
1950 532 532 0
1951 598 598 0
1952 626 626 0
1953 636 636 0
1954 622 622 0
1955 710 710 0
1956 726 721 5
1957 700 693 7
1958 781 781 0
1959 750 750 0
1960 763 763 0
1961 854 854 0
1962 803 803 0
1963 789 789 0
1964 690 690 0
1965 660 660 0
1966 649 649 0
1967 623 623 0
1968 557 557 0
1969 591 591 0
1970 594 594 0
1971 661 655 6
1972 552 552 0
1973 598 598 0
1974 581 581 0
1975 523 523 0
1976 546 546 0
1977 471 471 0
1978 489 489 0
1979 525 525 0
1980 582 582 0
1981 599 594 5
1982 598 598 0
1983 524 524 0
1984 508 508 0
1985 510 504 6
1986 481 481 0
1987 473 467 6
1988 458 458 0
1989 592 592 0
1990 653 653 0
1991 692 687 5
1992 671 671 0
1993 732 732 0
1994 1,080 1,080 0
1995 1,148 1,148 0
1996 1,157 1,157 0
1997 1,251 1,251 0
1998 1,228 1,228 0
1999 1,205 1,205 0
2000 1,167 1,167 0
2001 1,093 1,093 0
2002 1,010 1,010 0
2003 1,034 1,034 0
2004 1,634 1,634 0
2005 1,202 1,202 0
2006 1,013 1,013 0
2007 912 912 0
2008 811 806 5
2009 674 674 0
2010 674 674 0
2011 668 668 0
2012 654 654 0
2013 652 652 0
2014 676 676 0
2015 633 633 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Celeste baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 55,460 babies born with the name Celeste in the United States. That's more than enough Celestes to occupy the territory of Cayman Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 55,456 (as of October 10, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 14 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Celeste" was in 2004 with a total of 1,634 babies. (That's a lot of baby Celestes)

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Celeste" ranks #101 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 23 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 1,634 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Celeste" mean? The list below shows the origins of Celeste as well as things modernly associated with the name Celeste such as celebrities named Celeste.

Origin and Meaning of Celeste

The name "Celeste" is of Latin origin, and it means "Heavenly". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Celeste Holm

Celeste Holm is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1937 to 2012. Celeste was born in 1919 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Celeste Thorson

Celeste Thorson is a film actress. Celeste was born in 1984 in Orange County, California.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Celeste

Celeste Ackelson
Celeste And Jesse Forever
Celeste Bonin
Celeste Ng
Celeste Pizza
Celeste River
Celeste Twitch
Celeste Wallander

Alternative Meanings

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

L is for look, the way you look at life.

E is for elegant, born within you.

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

Your name in reverse order is "Etselec". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tecsele". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Celeste born Sep 2, 2009

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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