Celestine - Meaning of Celestine

What does Celestine mean?

[ 4 syll. ce-les-ti-ne, cel-est-ine ] The baby boy name Celestine is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is CHehLehSTIYNiy †. Celestine is an English name of Latin origin. The name is of the meaning heavenly, of sky. The name is derived from Coelestinus (Latin) or Caelestinus (Latin), themselves elaborations of Coelestis or Caelestis, which are of the element 'coelestis' (meaning heavenly, of the sky). The name has been borne by five popes, including the 5th-century Pope Saint Celestine I. The name Celestina (English, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish) is the female equivalent of Celestine.

Celestino (Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish), Celestyn (Polish), Célestin (French), Cölestin (German), and Selestine are variants of Celestine.

See also the related form, Céleste (French).

See also the related categories, sky, english, latin, heavenly (holy), and element.

Celestine is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Celestine has in the past century been predominantly given to girls.

A baby name that sounds like Celestine is the name Celestino (Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish).

† Pronunciation for Celestine: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

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