Aster: unisex baby name meaning and popularity

Aster

A name of Greek origin, meaning "star" (the Greek word for star is "asteri"), and also the name of a flower. It sounds like Astor, a surname synonymous with wealth and power. So if you're hoping your kid turns out to be as pretty to look at as a flower - and a rich star to boot - Aster could be a prime choice.

Nicknames:

The only good way to shorten Aster would be "ass," and we can all see why that's a terrible idea.

Famous people named Aster:

Singer Aster Aweke; daughter of comedian Gilbert Gottfried, Lily Aster Gottfried.

Fun fact:

The aster flower is considered very hardy, growing almost anywhere it's planted.

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