Celeste is an elegant girls name that has been around for a very long time. It’s a soft sounding name so needs to be paired carefully so as not to be overpowered. Here are some great middle names for Celeste.
My favourite middle names for Celeste are:
- Celeste Serenity
- Celeste Temperance
- Celeste Millicent
- Celeste Estelle
- Celeste Lilly
- Celeste Felicity
- Celeste Cordelia
- Celeste Everly
- Celeste Trinity
- Celeste Charlotte
Middle Names for Celeste Starting with the Soft C or S Sound
By using alliteration you can create a pretty sounding name combination. I love the repeated T sound in Celeste Serenity.
Middle Names to go with Celeste Starting with T
By using the T sound at the end of Celeste as the start of the middle name you can create a nice flow from one name to the other. Celeste Temperance works well because the soft c is repeated in both, the three Ts in Celeste Trinity and Celeste Tatiana also create a nice effect.
Middle Names for Celeste Ending in T
You can match the end sound of names, in this case, the T sound, to create a nice repetition in the name combination. Celeste Millicent repeats both the T and the soft C
Middle Names that go with Celeste Staring with L
By choosing a middle name starting with L you can highlight the L sound in Celeste. I love Celeste Lorelei and Celeste Lilly.
French Middle Names to go with Celeste
As Celeste (when spelt Céleste) is a popular name in France, a French middle name can work well. I like the combinations of Celeste Charlotte (with the repeated T sound) and Celeste Estelle (which repeats st sound and both names have star connections)
Single Syllable Middle Names
A single syllable middle name can create a pleasing effect when combined with the two syllables of Celeste. Celeste Rose is really pretty and the names Celeste and Sky have a matching theme.
Four Syllable Middle Names
You can make the name Celeste even more elegant by adding a four syllable middle name. Celeste Felicity is a particularly pretty combination with the repeated soft C and T sounds.
Old Fashioned Middle Names for Celeste
If you love Celeste because it’s an old fashioned name then you’ll love these vintage middle name suggestions. I love Celeste Kathleen and Celeste Cordelia.
Popular Middle Names for Celeste
While a well recognised name, Celeste is not a common name so you may like to contrast it with a more frequently used name. My favourites are Celeste Stella (because of the star connotations of both names) and Celeste Everly.
Names Similar to Celeste
If you like the name Celeste but have made your decision yet, you may also like these names like Celeste:
What Does Celeste Mean?
The name Celeste originates from the Latin word “caelestis” which means “Heavenly” or “Celestial” (relating to the sky or outer space).
The name is used in England and Germany. In France, the name is spelt with an accent on the first e: Céleste and in Italy it is used as a boys name.
How popular is the Name Celeste?
in the 1920s, 30s and 40s, the name was used around 200 times a year. It then began to grow in popularity, up to around 700 uses a year in the 1960s. It then dropped in use for the next 20 years down to 500 uses a year before growing again to around 800 uses a year in the 90s and early 2000s. Since then it has dropped back down to around 600 uses a year.
Nicknames for Celeste
Below are some nicknames you could use for Celeste
Boys Names to Go with Celeste
If you are choosing a name for a sister to Celeste, any of the ideas in this post would work well. If you are having a baby boy, these boys names to go with Celeste are good choices.
- Celeste and Arthur
- Celeste and Noah
- Celeste and Beau
- Celeste and Mason
- Celeste and Cyrus
- Celeste and Sila
- Celeste and Kai
- Celeste and Sebastian
- Celeste and Seth
- Celeste and Samson
- Celeste and Atticus
- Celeste and Samuel
- Celeste and Thomas
- Celeste and Cameron
- Celeste and Tital
- Celeste and Tobias
- Celeste and Ace
- Celeste and Lucas
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