|Alternative names||Luna Selene (poetic) Cynthia (poetic)|
|Adjectives||Lunar Selenian (poetic) Cynthian (poetic) Moonly (poetic)|
- Full Wolf Moon – January.
- Full Snow Moon – February.
- Full Worm Moon – March.
- Full Pink Moon – April.
- Full Flower Moon – May.
- Full Strawberry Moon – June.
- The Full Buck Moon – July.
- Full Sturgeon Moon – August.
Here is a list of all twelve Full Moon names and why they were bestowed upon Earth’s only satellite.
When you think of baby names that mean moon, Luna is probably the first one to come to mind, since it’s the Latin translation. Luna was ranked #14 in the US for girls’ names in 2020.
Selenophile – A person who loves the moon.
- new Moon.
- waxing crescent Moon.
- first quarter Moon.
- waxing gibbous Moon.
- full Moon.
- waning gibbous Moon.
- last quarter Moon.
- waning crescent Moon.
April 16: Full Pink Moon Other names for this month were the Full Sprouting Grass Moon, the Egg Moon, and — among some tribes on the east coast — the Full Fish Moon, when shad came upstream to spawn. This is also the Paschal Full Moon; the first full moon after the spring equinox on March 20.
The current moon phase for today is the Waning Crescent phase.
Selene, (Greek: “Moon”) Latin Luna, in Greek and Roman religion, the personification of the moon as a goddess. She was worshipped at the new and full moons.
Natural Satellites For those moons have been known for a long time (such as the Galilean moons of Jupiter), the names were assigned from mythological characters. For example, the moons of Jupiter were named for characters who had roles in the life of Zeus (the Greek mythology counterpart of the Roman God Jupiter).
With a beautiful Hebrew and Turkish origin, the name Ayla has a meaning “Halo” or “Moonlight”.
Amaris. Amaris is a pretty and unusual baby name, which means ‘child of the moon’ in Old Irish and ‘given by God’ in Hebrew.
The combining form -phile is used like a suffix meaning “lover of” or “enthusiast of.” It is often used in scientific and everyday terms, especially in biology and psychology.
1 name voted by you, here on Earth, to represent those born on the moon, with 41% of the vote: “Lunarians.”
Selenophile – a person who loves the moon.
- Supermoon. …
- Blood Moon. …
- Blue Moon. …
- Harvest Moon. …
- Ring of Fire Solar Eclipse. …
- Pink Moon. …
- Strawberry Moon. …
- Micromoon. A micromoon occurs when a full moon coincides with apogee, the point in the moon’s orbit farthest away from Earth.
When sunlight reflects off the near side, we call it a full Moon. The rest of the month we see parts of the daytime side of the Moon, or phases. These eight phases are, in order, new Moon, waxing crescent, first quarter, waxing gibbous, full Moon, waning gibbous, third quarter and waning crescent.
The Moon has four major phases in a month, or more precisely, 29.5 days: New Moon, first quarter, full Moon, and last quarter. Those phases are further broken down into waxing crescent, waxing gibbous, waning crescent and waning gibbous, based on how much of the lighted surface is visible…
The pink moon is named not because it will take on a particular colour, but because of the colour of the flowering phlox. Modern skywatchers term tonight’s phenomenon a “supermoon” – a term coined by an American astrologer Richard Nolle in 1979.
The Cold Moon is named for December’s cold, lengthy nights, and boasts name variations like the Frost Moon or the Winter Moon.
The Oak Moon is the seventh Moon, also known as The Moon of Strength and is associated with the Summer Solstice (in the Northern hemisphere) and the Winter Solstice (in the Southern hemisphere). … The word for Oak also means “door” in many languages and this Moon is known as the hinge of the year.
Orange and red light, which have longer wavelengths, tend to pass through the atmosphere, while shorter wavelengths of light, such as blue, get scattered. That’s why the Moon — and the Sun! … These particles scatter light in the same way described above, leading to an orange or red Moon high in the sky.
During a total lunar eclipse, Earth lines up between the Moon and the Sun. This hides the Moon from the sunlight. … The air molecules from Earth’s atmosphere scatter out most of the blue light. The remaining light reflects onto the Moon’s surface with a red glow, making the Moon appear red in the night sky.
Native Americans and Medieval Europeans called this moon a Wolf Moon, it’s thought to be because wolves howled more at this time of year as there was less food. The snowy weather of February in North America led to the name Snow Moon. Other common names include Storm Moon and Hunger Moon.
Iah (Egyptian: jˁḥ, Coptic ⲟⲟϩ) is a lunar deity in ancient Egyptian religion. The word jˁḥ simply means “Moon”. It is also transcribed as Jah, or Aah.
These three figures are often described as the Maiden, the Mother, and the Crone, each of which symbolizes both a separate stage in the female life cycle and a phase of the Moon, and often rules one of the realms of heavens, earth, and underworld.
Mars is known as the Red Planet. It is red because the soil looks like rusty iron. Mars has two small moons. Their names are Phobos (FOE-bohs) and Deimos (DEE-mohs).
- Aten. Aten is the name of a group of asteroids. …
- Arche. Arche is the name of the moon that orbits around the planet Jupiter.
- Cosmo. Cosmo means the whole universe and will surely be the perfect name for your loving son.
- Deimos. …
- Eos. …
- Holmes. …
- Janus. …
Uranus, the seventh planet of the Solar System, has 27 known moons, most of which are named after characters that appear in, or are mentioned in, the works of William Shakespeare and Alexander Pope.
- Selene. Selene was the Greek goddess of the moon. …
- Jericho. The name of this Palestinian city, ancient enough to have been mentioned in the Bible, comes from the Hebrew word yareakh, meaning “moon.”
- Luna. …
- Aylin. …
- Monday. …
- Jacira. …
- Io. …
Mitsuki means the moon, but it has several other meanings as well. These are charge, light, three, and princess. Mitsuki is a unisex name but is pretty standard as a girl’s name.
- Apollo. Yes, it’s a reference to the handsome son of Zeus, but this name also pays tribute to the NASA space program that landed the first-ever humans on the moon.
- Callisto. One of the moons of Jupiter, this gender-neutral name also means “most beautiful.”
- Nikini. …
- Ayla. …
- Helene. …
- Luna. …
- Portia. …
The name Moon is a girl’s name.
Moon Sujin (문수진; or simply MOON (문)) is a South Korean singer, rapper and composer under Million Market. She made her debut on October 31, 2018 with the digital single “Million”.
Günay is a Turkish name that means sun, moon.
Celeste – French feminine form of Caelestis Latin for “of the sky, heavenly”. Chandra – Sanskrit for moon. Cynthia – Epithet of the Greek moon goddess Artemis.
NameInspirationSerenWelsh origin, means starStellaLatin for star, variations Estelle, EstellaThebered-coloured inner satellite of JupiterTitanialargest of Uranus’ moons, queen of the fairies in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Audra. The Lithuanian name Audra means storm.