Names That Mean Sand

  1. Havilah
    • Origin:

      Biblical place-name
    • Meaning:

      "stretch of sand"
    • Description:

      Though there are a few (male) people named Havilah in the Bible, it's also a Biblical place-name that can work as an original choice for modern girls.
  2. Sharpay
    • Origin:

      Chinese
    • Meaning:

      "sand skin"
    • Description:

      This name of the glamorous mean girl in "High School Musical" is a euphonic spin on the dog breed Shar Pei, a brilliant name joke skewering the practice of picking a name for its sound without considering what it means. Other examples: Cliche, Hooker.
  3. Misa
    • Origin:

      Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "beautiful happiness; sea and sand"
    • Description:

      Common choice for anime characters.
  4. Noya
    • Origin:

      Hebrew or Cherokee
    • Meaning:

      "beauty; sand"
  5. Stuyvesant
    • Origin:

      Dutch surname
    • Meaning:

      "drifting sand dune"
    • Description:

      Associated with two prominent American families — New York's Stuyvesant family, for which streets and parks on Manhattan's East Side are named, and the Fish family, who used it as a given name. Stuyvesant Fish, the first president of the Illinois Central Railroad, was named after his paternal grandmother, Elizabeth Stuyvesant.
  6. Sabbia
    • Origin:

      Italian
    • Meaning:

      "sand"
    • Description:

      If you're looking for a beachy name with an Italian accento.
  7. Sandur
    • Origin:

      Icelandic
    • Meaning:

      "sand"
    • Description:

      Also called an outwash plain, a sandur is a plain formed of glacial sediments deposited by meltwater outwash at the edge of a glacier.