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** An early concept name for [[Film/StarWars Luke Skywalker]] was Luke Starkiller. Recognizing the aggressive awesomeness apparent in such a name, the Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse gave it to a superweapon, to the Mandalorian [[VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic Bendak Starkiller]], and later to [[VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed Vader's first secret apprentice]].

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** An early concept name for [[Film/StarWars [[Franchise/StarWars Luke Skywalker]] was Luke Starkiller. Recognizing the aggressive awesomeness apparent in such a name, the Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse gave it to a superweapon, to the Mandalorian [[VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic Bendak Starkiller]], and later to [[VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed Vader's first secret apprentice]].

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* '''Etoile''' means star in French or something shaped like a star.
** A train station in France named Charles De Gaulle-Etoile.
** Cure Etoile is the alter ego of Homare Kagayaki in ''Anime/HugttoPrettyCure''.
** L'Etoile is one of the songs of Music/CelineDion.


* Sora from ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'', whose name means "sky" (parallel to Riku's "land" and Kairi's "sea").

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* Sora from ''VideoGame/KingdomHearts'', ''Franchise/KingdomHearts'', whose name means "sky" (parallel to Riku's "land" and Kairi's "sea").

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* The ''Literature/LlamaLlama'' television series has a giraffe girl named Luna.

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** ''Literature/TheEssexSerpent'': Stella Ransome who is as lovely and as radiant as her name implies. She also has silvery blond hair and is associated with the blue colour of all shades.


** Another Hoshino, so to speak: ''Anime/KirbyOfTheStars'''s Hoshi no Kirby.

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** Another Hoshino, so to speak: ''Anime/KirbyOfTheStars'''s ''[[Anime/KirbyRightBackAtYa Hoshi no Kirby.Kirby]]''.


* In ''WebComic/YokokasQuest'', Betelgeuse (of Orion) and Meissa [[note]](Mao's pre-[[IdentityAmnesia amnesia]] name)[[/note]] are both stars in the Orion [[{{Constellations}} constellation]]. Azha (of Eridanus) is a star in the Eridanus constellation. Polaris is the name of the North Star.

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* In ''WebComic/YokokasQuest'', Betelgeuse (of Orion) and Meissa [[note]](Mao's pre-[[IdentityAmnesia amnesia]] name)[[/note]] [[NameAmnesia pre-amnesia name]])[[/note]] are both stars in the Orion [[{{Constellations}} constellation]]. Azha (of Eridanus) is a star Eridanus), and his sisters Theemin and Rana, are stars in the Eridanus constellation. Polaris is the name of the North Star.

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* In ''WebComic/YokokasQuest'', Betelgeuse (of Orion) and Meissa [[note]](Mao's pre-[[IdentityAmnesia amnesia]] name)[[/note]] are both stars in the Orion [[{{Constellations}} constellation]]. Azha (of Eridanus) is a star in the Eridanus constellation. Polaris is the name of the North Star.


** Estelle providing the voice of Garnet from ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''

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** Estelle providing the voice of Garnet from ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''


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** Hoshi Sato from ''Series/StarTrekEnterprise''


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** Also Sailors Star Fighter, Star Healer, and Star Maker from Stars arc of Sailor Moon.


* In the ''Franchise/StarTrekNovelverse'' Captain William Riker's ship, named USS ''Titan'' by ''Film/StarTrekNemesis'', is identified as a ''Luna''-class starship. The ''Titan's'' sister ships are similarly named after moons.

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* In the ''Franchise/StarTrekNovelverse'' ''Literature/StarTrekNovelverse'' Captain William Riker's ship, named USS ''Titan'' by ''Film/StarTrekNemesis'', is identified as a ''Luna''-class starship. The ''Titan's'' sister ships are similarly named after moons.


** An early concept name for [[Film/StarWars Luke Skywalker]] was Luke Starkiller. Recognizing the aggressive awesomeness apparent in such a name, the Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse gave it to a superweapon, to the Mandalorian [[KnightsOfTheOldRepublic Bendak Starkiller]], and later to [[VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed Vader's first secret apprentice]].

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** An early concept name for [[Film/StarWars Luke Skywalker]] was Luke Starkiller. Recognizing the aggressive awesomeness apparent in such a name, the Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse gave it to a superweapon, to the Mandalorian [[KnightsOfTheOldRepublic [[VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic Bendak Starkiller]], and later to [[VideoGame/TheForceUnleashed Vader's first secret apprentice]].


* In ''Anime/StarBlazers,'' the English language version of ''SpaceBattleshipYamato,'' we have Derek Wildstar, Nova, and Orion.

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* In ''Anime/StarBlazers,'' the English language version of ''SpaceBattleshipYamato,'' ''Anime/SpaceBattleshipYamato,'' we have Derek Wildstar, Nova, and Orion.


** This is Sveta's name on the Japanese version of VideoGame/GoldenSunDarkDawn.

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** This is Sveta's name on the Japanese version of VideoGame/GoldenSunDarkDawn.''VideoGame/GoldenSunDarkDawn''.



** Moonflower in ''Literature/WarriorCats'' -- the authors weren't going to name any cat "Moon-" because the moon has special meaning to the cats, but the book Moonflower appeared in was written by a new author, and they decided to leave it.

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** Moonflower in ''Literature/WarriorCats'' -- the authors weren't going to name any cat "Moon-" because the moon has special meaning to the cats, "Moon-", but the book Moonflower appeared in was written by a new author, and they decided to leave it.


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** Cecily Moon from ''Webcomic/AerialMagic'' is a witch who acts as Wisteria's teacher.


* ''Betelgeuse'' from ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}'' shares his name with [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betelgeuse]] (Alpha Orionis), one of the largest known stars in the universe, though his name's spelling is different from that of the star. In the film, his advertising flyer spells it the ''same'' as the star, leading Alec Baldwin to mispronounce it.

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* ''Betelgeuse'' from ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}'' shares his name with [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Betelgeuse]] org/wiki/Betelgeuse Betelgeuse]] (Alpha Orionis), one of the largest known stars in the universe, though his name's spelling is different from that of the star. In the film, his advertising flyer spells it the ''same'' as the star, leading Alec Baldwin to mispronounce it.



* Yuto Sakurai/Kamen Rider Zeronos from ''Series/KamenRiderDenO'' gets a lot of stellar references, especially appropriate since he's an avid stargazer. Zeronos' two forms are Altair and Vega, while his partner Imagin is named Deneb. This also reflects Yuto's relationship with Airi Nogami; in Eastern astrology, Altair and Vega are StarCrossedLovers who can only meet once a year, with the aid of Deneb, either a bridge of magpies or a fairy guardian.

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* Yuto Sakurai/Kamen Rider Zeronos from ''Series/KamenRiderDenO'' gets a lot of stellar references, especially appropriate since he's an avid stargazer. Zeronos' two forms are Altair and Vega, while his partner Imagin is named Deneb. This also reflects Yuto's relationship with Airi Nogami; in Eastern astrology, Altair and Vega are StarCrossedLovers who can only meet once a year, with the aid of Deneb, either a bridge of magpies or a fairy guardian.guardian (see UsefulNotes/{{Tanabata}}, a festival based on the same myth).



* VideoGame/SuperRobotWars: the Altairion and Vegalion from the stars Altair and Vega. Notably, these two stars take part in the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qixi_Festival story of cowherd and the weaver girl]].

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* VideoGame/SuperRobotWars: the Altairion and Vegalion from the stars Altair and Vega. Notably, these two stars take part in the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qixi_Festival [[UsefulNotes/{{Tanabata}} story of cowherd and the weaver girl]].



* ''Series/UchuSentaiKyuranger'' names its Rangers after constellations: Shishi Red (Leo), Sasori Orange (Scorpio), Ookami Blue (Lupus), Tenbin Gold (Libra), Hibitsukai Silver (Ophiuchus), Oushi Black (Taurus), Chamaeleon Green ([[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Chamaeleon]]), Kajiku Yellow (Dorado), and Washi Pink (Aquila).
* [[ComicBook/RasAlGhul Ra's Al Ghul's]] name is based on the Star Algol (Beta Persei).

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* ''Series/UchuSentaiKyuranger'' names titles its Rangers after constellations: the constellations they draw power from: Shishi Red (Leo), Sasori Orange (Scorpio), Ookami Blue (Lupus), Tenbin Gold (Libra), Hibitsukai Silver (Ophiuchus), Oushi Black (Taurus), Chamaeleon Green ([[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Chamaeleon]]), Kajiku Yellow (Dorado), and Washi Pink (Aquila).
(Aquila), Ryu Commander (Draco), Koguma Skyblue (Ursa Minor), and Houou Soldier (Phoenix).
* [[ComicBook/RasAlGhul Ra's Al Ghul's]] ComicBook/RasAlGhul's name is based on the Star Algol (Beta Persei).



* PlayedWith in ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''--protagonist [[AgentMulder Dipper]] is called that because he has a birthmark shaped like the Big Dipper on his forehead (which he purposefully hides with long bangs and a hat]]. He's OnlyKnownByTheirNickname in the show, but his real name, [[spoiler:Mason]], {{Averts}} this trope.

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* PlayedWith in ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''--protagonist [[AgentMulder Dipper]] is called that because he has a birthmark shaped like the Big Dipper on his forehead (which he purposefully hides with long bangs and a hat]]. hat. He's OnlyKnownByTheirNickname in the show, but his real name, [[spoiler:Mason]], {{Averts}} averts this trope.

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