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Gender: Female Meaning of Oceana: "ocean" Origin of Oceana: Greek

The name Oceana is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "ocean". Oceana and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Water and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Favorite: GIRLS!".

From the experts:

If you're a lover of the beach and sea, and want a name that relates to the largest body of water, there are several variations you could consider.

Oceana is the female form of Oceanus, the god of the sea (Oceanus was the name of the only child born during the Mayflower's historic voyage) and is the most feminine of the group.

Oceane (oh-she-ANN) has been one of the chicest name in France for several years and is now rated Number 31.

Word name Ocean takes it unisex; actor Forest Whitaker has a son called Ocean Alexander.

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Famous People Named Oceana

Oceana Mahlmann, German singer

Pop Culture References for the name Oceana

Oceana, British nightclub chain
Pron. "oh shee ANN a" or "oh shee AH na"
Oceana, the Minister of the Below in Ally Condie's "Atlantia"
Madeline "Ma" Oceana, character in the webcomic "Riverside Extras" by Miri Chamberlain

Oceanne, Oceon, Oceania, Oceanna, Oceananna, Oceaonna, Ocean

Oceana's International Variations

Océane (French)


cheesy-biscuit Says:


How do you say this O-she-anna, O-she-are-nuh or O-shuhn-uh

paulapuddephatt Says:


Nice sound, but doesn't quite work as a name for me, used to go regularly to an aquarium called Oceanarium, and feel that maybe Oceana would make a cool aquarium name, also

indiefendi2 Says:


Ocean is much stronger as a name. Oceana is unattractive to my ears

frenchdreams Says:


It's actually pronounced oh-say-awn. (A bit American, but I completely forgot the phonetic alphabet