Names Categorized "sea"

This is a list of names in which the categories include sea.
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ALDA (3) f Icelandic
Means "wave" in Icelandic.
ALON (2) m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "wave" in Tagalog.
ASHERAH f Semitic Mythology
Perhaps derived from Semitic roots meaning "she who walks in the sea". This was the name of a Semitic mother goddess. She was worshipped by the Israelites before the advent of monotheism.
CONCHA f Spanish
Diminutive of CONCEPCIÓN. This name can also mean "seashell" in Spanish.
CONCHITA f Spanish
Diminutive of CONCHA.
DARYA (2) f Persian
Means "sea, ocean" in Persian.
DENİZ f & m Turkish
Means "sea" in Turkish.
DERYA f & m Turkish
Means "sea, ocean" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian.
GAL (1) f & m Hebrew
Means "wave" in Hebrew.
ITSASO f Basque
Means "ocean" in Basque.
LACHINA f Scottish
Feminine form of LACHLAN.
LACHLAN m Scottish, English (Australian)
Originally a Scottish nickname for a person who was from Norway. In Scotland, Norway was known as the "land of the lochs", or Lochlann.
MAIR f Welsh
Welsh form of MARY.
MAIRWEN f Welsh
Combination of MAIR and Welsh gwen meaning "white, fair, blessed".
MANAMI f Japanese
From Japanese (mana) meaning "love, affection" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful" or (mi) meaning "sea, ocean". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MARAĴA f Esperanto
Means "made of the sea" in Esperanto.
MARISTELA f Spanish, Portuguese
From the title of the Virgin Mary, Stella Maris, meaning "star of the sea" in Latin. It can also be a combination of MARÍA and ESTELA.
MARISTELLA f Italian
Italian form of MARISTELA.
MARY f English, Biblical
Usual English form of Maria, the Latin form of the New Testament Greek names Μαριαμ (Mariam) and Μαρια (Maria) - the spellings are interchangeable - which were from Hebrew מִרְיָם (Miryam), a name borne by the sister of Moses in the Old Testament. The meaning is not known for certain, but there are several theories including "sea of bitterness", "rebelliousness", and "wished for child". However it was most likely originally an Egyptian name, perhaps derived in part from mry "beloved" or mr "love".... [more]
MEERA f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi मीरा, Malayalam മീര, Tamil மீரா or Kannada ಮೀರಾ (see MIRA (1)).
MERAUD f Cornish
Meaning unknown, perhaps based on Cornish mor "sea".
MERLIN m Arthurian Romance, English
Form of the Welsh name Myrddin (meaning "sea fortress") used by Geoffrey of Monmouth in his 12th-century Arthurian tales. Writing in Latin, he likely chose the form Merlinus over Merdinus in order to prevent associations with French merde "excrement".... [more]
MERYL f English
Variant of MURIEL, influenced by the spelling of the name CHERYL. A famous bearer is American actress Meryl Streep (1949-), whose real name is Mary Louise Streep.
MIRA (1) f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada
Means "sea, ocean" in Sanskrit. This was the name of a 16th-century Indian princess who devoted her life to the god Krishna.
MOANA f & m Maori, Hawaiian, Tahitian
Means "ocean, wide expanse of water, deep sea" in Maori and Hawaiian (as well as in other Polynesian languages).
MUIREALL f Scottish
Scottish form of MUIRGEL.
MUIRGEL f Irish
Means "bright sea", derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and geal "bright".
MUIRGHEAL f Irish
Modern form of MUIRGEL.
MURCHADH m Irish, Scottish
Derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and cadh "warrior".
MURIEL f English, French, Irish
Medieval English form of a Celtic name that was probably related to the Irish name MUIRGEL. The Normans brought it to England from Brittany. In the modern era it was popularized by a character from Dinah Craik's novel 'John Halifax, Gentleman' (1856).
MURIELLE f French
French variant of MURIEL.
NAIA f Basque
Means "wave, sea foam" in Basque.
NEREIDA f Spanish
Derived from Greek Νηρειδες (Nereides) meaning "nymphs, sea sprites", ultimately derived from the name of the Greek sea god NEREUS, who supposedly fathered them.
NIAMH f Irish, Irish Mythology
Means "bright" in Irish. She was the daughter of the sea god in Irish legends. She fell in love with the poet Oisín, son of Fionn.
PELAGIA f Ancient Greek, Greek, Polish
Feminine form of PELAGIUS. This was the name of a few early saints, including a young 4th-century martyr who threw herself from a rooftop in Antioch rather than lose her virginity.
PELAGIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Πελαγιος (Pelagios), which was derived from πελαγος (pelagos) "the sea". This was the name of several saints and two popes.
POSEIDON m Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek ποσις (posis) "husband, lord" and δα (da) "earth". The name first appears in Mycenaean Greek inscriptions as po-se-da-o. In Greek mythology Poseidon was the unruly god of the sea and earthquakes, the brother of Zeus. He was often depicted carrying a trident and riding in a chariot drawn by white horses.