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Gender: Female Meaning of Oceane: "ocean" Origin of Oceane: French

The name Oceane is a girl's name of French origin meaning "ocean". Oceane and is often added to lists like Unique Girl Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Favorite: GIRLS!".

From the experts:

Oceane (oh-see-EN) has been one of the chicest names in France for several years, ranking in the French Top 50. This is a sophisticated name that could easily cross the ocean, and is much more stylish than the English Ocean or Oceana.

This group of names all relate to the ancient Greek Oceanus, god of the open sea and the oldest Titan, son of Uranos and Gaia. If you're looking for uncommon names that mean ocean, this is one to consider.

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Famous People Named Oceane

Océane Dodin, French tennis player
Océane Zhu (Xuan), Chinese / Hong Kong actress
Oceane Notreami, French water polo player
Océane Avocat Gros, French ski jumper
Océane Avalon d'Arabian (b. 2007), daughter of chef and TV host Melissa d’Arabian; twin of sister Margaux

Pop Culture References for the name Oceane


TaliaCat Says:


Such an interesting, cool name with a soft ring, and fabulous meaning... Wonder why it is not popular here in the USA. I'd love to see this name get some love.

CupcakeGirl13 Says:


My favorite pronunciation is OH-see-ann, I think that just makes this name stunning.

Catastroffy Says:


It's "oh-sih-enn" here in France.

essexlin Says:


The pronunciation is actually oh-say-anne

Netta5187 Says:


Too hippy-dippy for my tastes.

noro226 Says:


One word: Stunning.

mabespark Says:


This is quite pretty - brings to mind a quaint ocean town and a breeze of cool salty air.