Names That Mean Ocean

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Baby names that mean ocean or sea are a subset of names that mean water. Included here are names with ocean or sea related meanings, such as Kai and Morgan, the names of specific oceans and seas, as well as the names of sea creatures and mythological aquatic figures.

Along with Kai and Morgan, names meaning ocean that rank in the US Top 1000 include Dylan, Jennifer, Kailani, Malik, Marina, Marley, Mira, and Wade. Unique names with ocean meanings that strike a stylish note include Caspian, Neri, Rafferty, and Ocean itself.

If you love the ocean and want to draw on its power and mystery for a name for your child, consider the choices on this list.

  • Amphitrite

    The name Amphitrite is a girl's name . Amphitrite is a mysterious Greek mythological figure. She was said to be the personification of the sea water itself and was said to be present at the birth... Read More 

  • Anahita

    The name Anahita is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "a river and water goddess". Anahita is the name of the water goddess who rules, among other things, fertility and wisdom. Associated... Read More 

  • Arnav

    The name Arnav is a boy's name meaning "ocean". This popular Indian name is heard in the US. Bollywood actor Akshay Khanna has a son named Arnav.Read More 

  • Asherah

    The name Asherah is a girl's name meaning "she who treads on the sea". Asherah is probably one of the most ancient of mother goddess symbols, recorded in the pantheons of several civilisations... Read More 

  • Barbeau

    The name Barbeau is a boy's name of French origin meaning "fisherman". How to spruce up Fisher or Beau? This French surname-name might be an option for a parent unafraid of the exotic. The names... Read More 

  • Beach

    The name Beach is a unisex name. With the tide coming in on a new wave of word names, this one just might catch on, especially for parents who relish sun, sand, and surf. Forest lovers can spell... Read More 

  • Beryl

    The name Beryl is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "sea-green jewel". Dated British favorite that never caught on in this country, where Jade remains the green gem of choice. Interesting... Read More 

  • Caspian

    The name Caspian is a boy's name . One of the most romantic of appellations, as well as being a geographical name of the large salty sea between Asia and Europe that probably inspired C.S. Lewis... Read More 

  • Cordelia

    The name Cordelia is a girl's name of Latin, Celtic origin meaning "heart; daughter of the sea". Cordelia, the name of King Lear's one sympathetic daughter, has style and substance, and is... Read More 

  • Danu

    The name Danu is a girl's name of Celtic origin. This sprightly Irish mythology name would make an attention-grabbing choice. Read More 

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