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What does Celest mean?

Celest Pronunciation of Celest [ce-lest] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and Celest means "heavenly". Celest is a version of Celeste (Latin): anglicized variant of CÚleste (French).


Celest has 3 variants: Celleste, Saleste and Seleste.

25 more different relations via Celeste: Cela, Celes, Celesia, Celesley, Celesse, Celesta, Celestena, Celestene, Celestia, Celestial, Celestiel, Celestin, Celestina, Celestine, Celestyna, Celestyne, Celia, Celie, Celina, Celine, Celisse, Celka, Celyna, Selestia and Silesta.

Creative forms:
(female) Calest, Colest, ..

(male) Celeal, Celery, ..

Middle name pairings:
Celest Kaelyn (C.K.), ..

How popular is Celest?

Celest is an uncommon given name for females. Celest is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Celesta, Celeste (#499 from current records), Celestia, Celestina, Celestine, Celia (#858), Celie, Celina (#1361) and Celine (#824) are the popular variation forms of Celest (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Celes, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Celest was at its most widespread in the year 2004 (usage of 0.12%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.07%, down 48%), with forms like Celeste becoming less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celesta, Celeste, Celestia, Celestina, Celestine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celia, Celie, Celina, Celine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Annest, Calee, Caleen, Calen, Calesta, Caley, Calista, Calisto, Callesta (see Calista), Calysta, Caresa, Caress, Ceceli, Cecely, Cecette, Cee, Ceileh, Ceilena, Cele, Celeena, Celena, Celene, Celenia, Celenne, Celida, Celli, Cellie, Celosia, Celsea, Cerea, Cerena, Ceres, Cerese, Cerisa, Cerise, Cerys, Chele, Chelese, Chelesia, Chelisa, Chelise, Chels, Chelsa, Chelse, Chelsi, Chelsy, Cheresa, Cherese, Cile, Clea, Clem, Cleo, Cleta, Cleva, Cole, Coleen, Colena, Colene, Coleta (see Colette), Coletta, Colette, Coley, Collet, Collett, Corless, Melesa, Nest and Tempest. These names tend to be more commonly used than Celest.

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