US Popularity:4561
Other Origin(s):Latin
Meaning:Star; A celestial body; Illustrious person
Astra is a girl’s name of Latin and Greek origin. Derived from the Latin word astrum and the Greek word aster, this name means “star,” _“_a celestial body,” or an “illustrious person.” This sweet intergalactic name is the perfect baby name for your future sci-fi fan or mini astronomer. Although it sounds similar to other girl names like Astrid, Astra isn’t as widely used, making it stand out even further. So feminine and inspiring, baby Astra will shine like a star, making it impossible not to fall in love with them.

Astra Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Astra is currently #3695 on The Bump
Girl:Astra is currently #1651 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Astra is currently #4561 in U.S. births
Girl:Astra is currently #1609 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 904
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Astra, May 2020

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 86

  • WordSense Dictionary, Astra

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