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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

Jupiter means “Sky Father” in Latin and 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. Whether you associate the baby name Jupiter with the planet or the Roman god of the sky, the name has celestial symbolism.

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Nicknames for Jupiter

The baby name Jupiter evokes images of someone who is calm and a free spirit. For such a free and bright name, it's important to find a great nickname to pair with it. Below, we've collected a fun list of options to help you get inspired:

Jupiter Name Details

Style: New Age

Gender: Neutral

Pronunciation: JOO-pih-ter

Syllables: Three

Alternative Spelling for Jupiter

  • Jupyter

Jupiter Name Popularity

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

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

Great Middle Names for Jupiter and Their Meanings

Famous People Named Jupiter

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