Celeste is an Italian name, which means “heavenly” or “of the sky.”Celeste has appeared in the top 1,000 baby names for girls since the 1800s — it never feels overused but never goes out of style, either. In literature, Celeste is most popularly known as the queen in the children’s book Babar. Nicknames for Celeste may be Celly, Elle, Stella, or Cee Cee.
A French name, Eleanor originates in the late medieval period. The name was originally intended to differentiate between Queen Aenor and her daughter, who was called “Alia Aenor,” meaning “another Aenor.” Nicknames for Eleanor could be Ella, Elle, Nora, or Nellie.
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