Meaning and Name Origin
Seleste \s(e)-les-te, sel(e)-ste\ as a girls' name. Seleste's name origin is Latin, and the name Seleste means "heavenly". Seleste is a derivative of Celeste (Latin): anglicized form of CÚleste (French), from Latin Caelestis, a popular name among early Christians. Seldom used as a given name.
Seleste has 42 more related forms via Celeste: Cela, Celes, Celesia, Celesley, Celesse, Celesta, Celestena, Celestene, Celestia, Celestial, Celestiel, Celestijna, Celestin, Celestina, Celestine▼, Celestinea, Celestyna, Celestyne, Celia▼, Celie, Celina▼, Celinda, Celine▲, Celinka, Celisse, Celka, Celyna, Salestia, Selestia, Selestina, Selestine, Selestyna, Selestyne, Silesta, Silestena, Silestia, Silestijna, Silestina, Silestyna, Silestyne, Tina▼ and Tinka.
Seleste is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Seleste is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Seleste and associated names. Prominent variation forms of Seleste (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Celeste (#467 in 2014), Celine (#714), Celia (#788), Tina, Celestia, Celina and Celestine. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 and have become much less popular since, with the versions Celia, Celeste, Tina, Celina and Celestine falling out of style. Celine (#714) is the most contemporarily stylish girl name in this compilation, with this name enjoying a revival in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)