Celeste Name Meaning & Origin

Celeste

Pronunciation: seh-LEST (key)

Origin of the name Celeste:

Derived from the French céleste which is from the Latin caelestis (celestial, heavenly). Var: Celestia.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Nicknames for Celeste

Cel, Cele, Celly, Est, Este, Estty, Cece, Lest, Less, Lessie, Celty, Celestie, Cessie, Celetty, Lestie, Lesty, Elle, Ellie, celestypooh, Essie, Celes,

Meanings and history of the name Celeste

Comes from the latin term Celestial which means Heavenly, or from the heavens

Famous real-life people named Celeste

Celeste Holm, American actress
Celeste Cid, Argentinian actress and director
Celeste Cruz, of the American pop duo Daphne and Celeste
Celeste Headlee, co-host of NPR's The Takeaway
Celeste Bonin, former WWE Diva under the ring name Kaitlyn

Celeste in song, story & screen

Queen Celeste, Babar the elephant's wife and cousin
"Celeste", German film about the life of Marcel Proust
"Celeste", song by Ralph Towner
Celeste, character on the "Six Feet Under" TV series, played by Michelle Trachtenberg
Celeste, a former runner from the game "Mirror's Edge"
The "Mary Celeste", famous ghost ship found abandoned in the Atlantic Ocean in 1872, although she had an experienced crew and the weather was good.
Celeste, character in the movie "Runnaway Jury"
"Celeste" named doll, Groovy Girls
"Celeste" a frozen pizza company
"Celeste" an angelic teddy bear owned by a girl named Angel from the "Maximum Ride" novels
"Celeste" a educational space doll that Doc borrows from her school in Disney's Junior "Doc McStuffins"
Celeste, one of the Stepford Cuckoos in the X-Men comics
Celeste Dubois, a character from the television series "The Originals" as well as "The Vampire Diaries."
Celeste was the main nickname for the character Celestia Ludenberg, from the video game "Danganronpa"

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