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Astra

What does Astra mean?

Astra Pronunciation of Astra [as-tra] as a girls' name is pronounced AS-tra. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Astra is "star".

Associated with: star.

Variations

Astra has 8 variants: Asta, Astera, Asteria, Asterina, Astraea, Astrea, Astri and Astria.

Related girl names: Estelle and Astrid.

Creative forms:
(female) Altra, Antra, ..

(male) Asadar, Astras, ..

Middle name pairings:
Astra Reign (A.R.), ..

How popular is Astra?

Astra is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Astra is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Astra (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Estelle (#823 last year) and Astrid (#890). Adoption of these relations of Astra reached its highest a century ago (adoption of 0.14%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.03%, down 80%). Astrid is the longstanding favorite, while Estelle is now less popular. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Astrid, Estelle in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Astrid outside U.S.

Similar Names

Astra is alike in pronunciation to Astraeia. Other suggested similar names are Abra, Adara, Adira, Adora, Adra, Aesara, Affra, Afra, Akira, Akyra, Alta, Altha, Alura, Amara, Amera, Amira, Amora, Amyra, Andra, Anitra, Anora, Antia, Aphra, Ara, Ardra, Artha, Artia, Asa, Asela, Asha, Ashia, Ashira, Ashla, Ashra, Asia, Asima, Asma, Assa, Asti, Aston, Astrud, Astryr, Asya, Atara, Atera, Atha, Audra, Aura, Azora, Azra, Azura, Estera, Kitra, Mitra and Petra. These names tend to be more frequently used than Astra.

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