For years, Jupiter was a name that was out of this world, but we expect it to become a hot new baby name of the future. Not only is it becoming trendy with celebrities, but it sounds similar to other popular names, like Juno and Juniper. Historically, Jupiter has been a name for boys or girls, but expect it to be more commons for baby girls for now. It pairs well with classic middle names.

Meaning of the name Jupiter:

Latin: Sky father

Origin of the name Jupiter:

Jupiter is the Roman name for the king of all gods and the god of the sky. He's the equivalent of the Greek god Zeus.

Symbolism of the name Jupiter:

Whether you associate the baby name Jupiter with the planet or the Roman god of the sky, the name has celestial symbolism.

Style of the name Jupiter:

New Age

Gender of the name Jupiter:

Jupiter is a great name for both boys and girls.

Pronunciation of the name Jupiter:


Number of syllables in the name Jupiter:


Emotion evoked from the name Jupiter:

The baby name Jupiter evokes images of someone who is calm and a free spirit.

Alternative spellings for the name Jupiter:

  • Jupyter

Nicknames for the name Jupiter:

Popularity of the name Jupiter:

According to the social security administration, Jupiter has never been one of the top baby names in the United States.

Related names for the name Jupiter:

  • Mercury
  • Mars
  • Venus
  • Neptune
  • Apollo 
  • Cosmo
  • Zeus

Great middle names for Jupiter and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Jupiter:

  • Jupiter Hammon (poet, writer and the first published African-American)
  • Jupiter Apple (singer)
  • Jupiter Yves Ngangue (soccer player)
  • Jupiter Ghosh (cricket player)

Jupiters in popular culture:

  • Jupiter Jones (character from the “Three Investigators” book series)
  • Jupiter (Pokemon character)
  • Jupiter Jones (character in the movie “Jupiter Ascending”)
  • Jupiter North (character in the “Nevermoor” book series)
  • Sailor Jupiter (character from the “Sailor Moon” franchise)