As minor planet discoveries are confirmed, they are given a permanent number by the IAU's Minor Planet Center (MPC), and the discoverers can then submit names for them, following the IAU's naming conventions. The list below concerns those minor planets in the specified number-range that have received names, and explains the meanings of those names.
Enthusiastic amateur astronomer Kimiya Yui (born 1970) was selected to be an astronaut candidate by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency in 2009, and was certified as an International Space Station (ISS) astronaut in 2011. On July 22, 2015, he flew to ISS and stayed in space for 141 days.
Angel Barbero Peregrina (born 1972) worked from 2004 until 2014 as a chef at the Spanish Calar Alto Observatory. Through his culinary skills he contributed significantly to the well-being of his colleagues, visiting astronomers, and the discoverers of this asteroid. He and his food are dearly missed.
Grégory Lemarchal (1983–2007), a French pop-rock singer. He won the French version of Star Academy TV show and became very popular afterward. In 2006 he was honored as "breakthrough artist of the year" at the NRJ Music Awards. The asteroid's name was suggested by Slovak amateur astronomer Stefan Kürti and officially named by the MPC on 23 September 2010.