English, nature name

Ocean Origin and Meaning

The name Ocean is both a boy's name and a girl's name of Aboriginal origin.
Nature names like Ocean and River are flowing back into favor, especially with nature lovers and green-oriented parents.

Forest Whitaker, an inspired child namer (his other kids are called Sonnet and True), has a son named Ocean Alexander.

Variations include Oceanus, the name of the child who was born during the voyage of the Mayflower, and Oceane, a wildly popular girls' name in France.
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Ocean Popularity

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Famous People Named Ocean

  • Ocean MaturoAmerican child actor
  • Ocean VuongAmerican poet and essayist
  • Ocean King PenaVega (b. 2016)son of actors Carlos and Alexa PenaVega
  • Brady Ocean Terenzi (b. 2015)son of singers Marc Terenzi and Sarah Connor
  • Charlie Ocean Goldblum (b. 2015)son of actor Jeff Goldblum
  • Jet Ocean Letts (b. 2017)son of model Gemma Ward and David Letts
  • Frank OceanAmerican singer

Ocean in Pop Culture

  • Daniel "Danny" Oceanmain character in the "Ocean's 11" films