showers bring not only May
flowers, but thoughts of water names
, a category which more and more parents are finding refreshingly appealing. These include generic bodies of water appellations like Lake
(e), the names of individual lakes and rivers and, finally, names whose meaning relate to water. Here are the Nameberry Picks for the 12 best water names.
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Thalassa is a Greek mythological name, delicate and unusual. She was portrayed as the primeval spirit of the sea, rather than as a goddess. In ancient Roman mosaics, she was depicted as half-submerged in the sea, wearing bands of seaweed. Thalassa could make a lovely,longer, more ornate, alternative to the more common Thalia.