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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Celest

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Celest is of Latin origin and means "Heavenly".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Celest means "Heavenly" and is of Latin origin.
  • A submission from Georgia, United States says the name Celest means "Star" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from Tennessee, United States says the name Celest means "Gift of god" and is of Unknown origin.

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Notable Persons Named Celest

Her most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Celest was born on December 25th, 1988.

Popularity:

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1908 5 5 0
1918 5 5 0
1919 8 8 0
1920 5 5 0
1924 7 7 0
1955 5 5 0
1957 5 5 0
1958 9 9 0
1959 8 8 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 5 5 0
1962 5 5 0
1963 8 8 0
1964 10 10 0
1965 14 14 0
1966 5 5 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 8 8 0
1970 8 8 0
1971 10 10 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 5 5 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 9 9 0
1979 8 8 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 6 6 0
1982 9 9 0
1983 5 5 0
1985 6 6 0
1986 5 5 0
1987 5 5 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 11 11 0
1990 12 12 0
1991 13 13 0
1992 14 14 0
1993 20 20 0
1994 26 26 0
1995 35 35 0
1996 39 39 0
1997 34 34 0
1998 47 47 0
1999 40 40 0
2000 44 44 0
2001 45 45 0
2002 47 47 0
2003 28 28 0
2004 56 56 0
2005 33 33 0
2006 31 31 0
2007 29 29 0
2008 27 27 0
2009 20 20 0
2010 17 17 0
2011 17 17 0
2012 16 16 0
2013 10 10 0
2014 15 15 0
2015 11 11 0
2016 6 6 0
2017 10 10 0

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Popularity of Celest as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Celest

  • How Popular is the name Celest? Celest is the 10,524th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Celest have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,006 babies born with the first name Celest in the United States. That's more than enough people named Celest to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Celest? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Celest first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Celest is Saturday, January 20th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Celest born? The highest recorded use of the first name Celest was in 2004 with a total of 56 babies.
  • Random Celest Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Celest is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Celest: Your name in reverse order is Tselec. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sceetl. How do you pronounce that?

What Celests Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Celest born Jul 13, 1972

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1375. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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