Astronomy as a name category includes the names given to planets, stars, constellations and many other celestial bodies in the universe. Many of the names given to astronomical entities came directly from ancient Greek scientists and philosophers as ancient Greece is often considered to be the birth place of Modern Astronomy. Some Astronomical names and names meanings also came from Italian and Latin astronomers from several hundred years ago. Baby Name World is a worthwhile resource to start your research for baby names and name meanings. If you are interested in Astronomy names and meanings do visit our Greek and Italian name categories, as well as researching stellar and planetary names online.