This Saturday’s lunar eclipse will be the last total lunar eclipse until 2014, so I guess now is the time to post about people named Eclipse!
Below are people with Eclipse as either a first or a middle name. I’ve even matched a few with specific historical solar eclipses listed on NASA’s website.
- Maria Eclipse Moor, born in England on September 5, 1793, the day of a partial solar eclipse.
- Emma Eclipse Earl, born in England on September 7, 1820, the day of a partial solar eclipse.
- William Moore Eclipse Reddall, born in England in 1820.
- Eclipse Mitchell, born in South Carolina circa 1828.
- Eclipse Sabourin, born in Quebec circa 1823.
- Eclipse Thomas, born in North Carolina in 1829. (Father of Eclipse J. Thomas, below.)
- Eclipse Northeast, born in England circa 1831.
- Charles Eclipse Bennett, born in England in 1836.
- Maria Eclipse Wilson, born in England in 1836.
- Augusta Caroline Eclipse Golden, born in England in 1837.
- Eclipse Scott, born in Virginia on May 26, 1854, the day of a partial solar eclipse.
- Eclipse Hilsden, born in England circa 1862.
- Eclipse J. Thomas, born in Georgia in 1867. (Son of Eclipse Thomas, above.)
- Eclipse Smith, born in Kentucky circa 1869.
- Eclipse Newton, born in Missouri circa 1871.
- Nina Eclipse Gain, born in Canada circa 1873.
- Luna Eclipse Hill, born in Texas on October 24, 1874. (Daughter of Luna Eclipse Weaver, birth date unknown.)
- Ida/Ada Eclipse Wade, born in Massachusetts in 1874. (I found records for both Ida and Ada — could be a misspelling, or could mean twins.)
- Eclipse Green, born in Mississippi in 1877.
- Lily Eclipse Monks, born in England circa 1878.
- Henry Eclipse Monheim, born in Utah on July 29, 1878, the day of a partial solar eclipse.
- Marvin Eclipse Wallace, born in Texas on July 29, 1878, the day of total solar eclipse.
- Sanford Eclipse Gantt, born in Texas on July 29, 1878, the day of a total solar eclipse.
- May Eclipse Glass, born in England circa 1890.
- Essie Eclipse McGill, born in Tennessee on January 29, 1892.
- Eclipse Blackman, born in Georgia circa 1898.
- Eclipse Eley, born in Georgia circa 1900.
- Eclipse Ruth Green, born in Mississippi circa 1914.
- Vivian Eclipse Cubine, born in Oklahoma on May 2, 1920.
- Eclipse Deutschman, born in New York circa 1925.
- Eclipse De Marco, born in Rhode Island circa 1925.
- Angelina Eclipse Ramos, born in Hawaii on May 5, 1941.
- Jennifer Eclipse Kerr, born in Texas on July 6, 1982, the day of a total lunar eclipse.
- Kathleen Eclipse Hernandez, born in Texas on July 11, 1991, the day of a partial solar eclipse.
- Kathleen Eclipse Long, born in Texas on June 12, 1992.
And, in June of 2001, at least a few kids in southern Africa were given eclipse-related names (like Eclipse Glasses, Annular and Totality) around the time of the total solar eclipse.