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🌙 Emoji Meaning

This emoji represents the moon and is often used to symbolize night, tranquility, or mysticism.

🌙 Meaning and explanation


The 🌙 emoji represents a narrow crescent.


The crescent moon emoji is often used to represent evening, night, or bedtime. It can also be used to symbolize peace, tranquility, and reverie. In a broader context, it can also be used to represent mystical or magical themes, as the moon often appears in such contexts.


The crescent emoji 🌙 was introduced as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and later added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.

How to use

This emoji can be used in a variety of contexts. Here are a few examples:

"Good night! 🌙"
"I love looking at the stars at night. 🌙"
"It's a magical night. 🌙"


🌚: New moon with a face, this emoji can be used to represent similar nighttime or bedtime themes, but it also often has humorous or ironic connotations.
🌜: Last quarter moon with a face, this emoji can be used to represent similar themes of rest and evening.
🌛: First quarter moon with face, similar to last quarter moon with face, this emoji can represent rest and evening, but has a different visual representation.

Compared to these emoji, the crescent emoji 🌙 has a more general meaning and is not as personified as the other moon emoji with faces. It can be used in a broader context to represent night or evening themes.

🌙 Other names

The emoji is also known by the following names.

  • 🌙 Moon

Popular name:

🌙 Moon

🌙 Emotional Classification

First, we take a look at the basic emotion, the core of the emoji's nature. Then we will look at the secondary emotions that the emoji can evoke in us.

Basic Emotions
  • Love
  • Joy
Secondary Emotions
  • satisfied
  • clear
  • reassured

🌙 Examples and how to use

In this section, we examine the emotional impact of emojis. We will use examples to show how emojis can evoke different emotions in the reader depending on the context.


Basic emotion example

It is only half time, we are only at the beginning. 🌙⚽

Associated feelings
  • upset
  • surprised
  • attentive

Basic emotion example

Good night and sweet dreams. 🌙

Associated feelings
  • clear
  • calm
  • trusting

Basic emotion example

The night is still young, let us have fun! 🌙🎉

Associated feelings
  • enthusiastic
  • glad
  • surprised
🌙 General Information
Unicode-NameCrescent Moon
Apple-NameCrescent Moon
Category Travel & Places




Keywordsmoon, crescent moon
Unicode-Version Unicode 6.0
Emoji-Version Emoji 1.0