Water Related Names

Names that are water or water related or have some connection to water or water related things.
  1. Anahita
    • Origin:

      Persian
    • Meaning:

      "immaculate"
    • Description:

      Anahita is the name of the water goddess who rules, among other things, fertility and wisdom. Associated with Venue, Anahita is a stylish Iranian name for girls.
  2. Aqua
    • Origin:

      Color name
    • Description:

      One of the new color names that is catching on, invoking a calm, blue-green-sea feeling.
  3. Aquarius
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "water carrier"
    • Description:

      Astrological name retains a hippielike Age of Aquarius feel.
  4. Arno
    • Origin:

      German
    • Meaning:

      "eagle"
    • Description:

      Subtract the last two letters of Arnold, and you're left with a much more modern-sounding name. Arno is also the name of the main river in Florence, upon which sits the famed Ponte Vecchio. The Italian river name means "flowing water".
  5. Bay
    • Origin:

      Latin
    • Meaning:

      "berry"
    • Description:

      One of the most usable of the pleasant, newly adopted nature/water names (like Lake and Ocean), especially in middle position.
  6. Bayou
    • Origin:

      Native American nature name
    • Description:

      A slow and sultry southern choice that's definitely cool for babies of either gender. While the word feels French and has its roots in 18th century French Louisiana, it derives from the Choctaw word bayuk, which means "small stream."
  7. Beach
    • Origin:

      Nature name, English word name
    • Meaning:

      "a shore of a body of water"
    • Description:

      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 it Beech, like the tree.
  8. Brook
    • Origin:

      English nature name
    • Meaning:

      "small stream"
    • Description:

      Brooke variation – or is the other way around? – that makes it more a nature name, less an eighties-style androgynous name.
  9. Brooke
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "small stream"
    • Description:

      Brooke has long projected an aura of sleek sophistication, and can also be seen as a stylish water name.
  10. Brooks
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "of the brook"
    • Description:

      A nature name, a word name, and a surname name, Brooks has plenty of cool factor. It gives off cowboy vibes and a sporty feel, while also maintaining a smart, collected image.
  11. Calder
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "rocky water"
    • Description:

      Artistic associations with the sculptor who invented the mobile make this one of the more creative surname choices.
  12. Cascade
    • Origin:

      Word name
    • Description:

      It's a nature name evocative of rushing waterfalls. But also a dishwashing detergent.
  13. Caspian
    • Origin:

      Place name
    • Meaning:

      "white"
    • Description:

      One of the most romantic of appellations, Caspian is a geographical name referring to the large salty sea between Asia and Europe. It's also the name of the hero of C.S. Lewis's beloved Chronicles of Narnia, Prince Caspian.
  14. Chantara
    • Origin:

      Thai
    • Meaning:

      "moon water"
    • Description:

      An incredibly poetic name that could be worn well in many cultures.
  15. Como
    • Origin:

      Italian place-name
    • Description:

      Singer Perry is long gone, but the beautiful northern Italian lake, best known these days as one of the homes of George Clooney, conjures up a clear and tranquil image.
  16. Como
    • Origin:

      Italian place-name
    • Description:

      Singer Perry is long gone, but the beautiful northern Italian lake conjures up a clear and tranquil image.
  17. Cordelia
    • Origin:

      Latin; Celtic
    • Meaning:

      "heart; daughter of the sea"
    • Description:

      Cordelia is exactly the kind of old-fashioned, grown-up name for girls that many parents are seeking for their daughters today. The name of King Lear's one sympathetic daughter, Cordelia has both style and substance along with its Shakespearean pedigree.
  18. Cove
    • Origin:

      English
    • Meaning:

      "small bay"
    • Description:

      Cove is an up-and-coming nature name whose cool sound and peaceful image saw it rising for both sexes... until COVID-19 hit. It remained steady in use for boys in 2021, but actually increased for girls, although it remains a seriously rare and distinctive choice for either gender.
  19. Danube
    • Origin:

      River name
    • Description:

      Unique and fluid river name with the lilt of a Viennese waltz.
  20. Danube
    • Origin:

      River name
    • Description:

      Some parents are turning to rivers and other bodies of water in the search for undiscovered place-names, and this has the feel of a Viennese waltz.