Names Categorized "underwater"

This is a list of names in which the categories include underwater.
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AFRODITI   f   Greek
Modern Greek form of APHRODITE.
ALMOG   m & f   Hebrew
Means "coral" in Hebrew.
APHRODISIA   f   Ancient Greek
Feminine form of APHRODISIOS.
APHRODISIOS   m   Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek personal name which was derived from the name of the Greek goddess APHRODITE.
APHRODITE   f   Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown, possibly of Phoenician origin. Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love, equal to the Roman goddess Venus. She was the wife of Hephaestus and the mother of Eros, and she was often associated with the myrtle tree and doves. The Greeks connected her name with αφρος (aphros) "foam", resulting in the story that she was born from the foam of the sea.
BERMET   f   Kyrgyz
Means "pearl" in Kyrgyz.
BISERA   f   Bulgarian, Macedonian
Derived from the South Slavic word бисер (biser) "pearl".
BISERKA   f   Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of BISERA.
CHÂU   f   Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (châu) meaning "pearl, gem".
CORAL   f   English, Spanish
From the English and Spanish word coral for the underwater skeletal deposits which can form reefs. It is ultimately derived (via Old French and Latin) from Greek κοραλλιον (korallion).
CORALIE   f   French
Either a French form of KORALIA, or a derivative of Latin corallium "coral" (see CORAL).
DAR   f & m   Hebrew
Means "mother-of-pearl, nacre" in Hebrew.
DURDONA   f   Uzbek
Means "pearl" in Uzbek.
FISHEL   m   Yiddish
Means "little fish" in Yiddish.
FISHKE   m   Yiddish
Variant of FISHEL.
GOSIA   f   Polish
Diminutive of MAŁGORZATA.
GREET   f   Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of MARGARET.
GREETJE   f   Dutch
Dutch diminutive of MARGARET.
GRÉTA   f   Hungarian, Icelandic
Short form of MARGARÉTA (Hungarian) or MARGRÉT (Icelandic).
GRETA   f   German, Swedish, English
Short form of MARGARETA. A famous bearer of this name was Swedish actress Greta Garbo (1905-1990).
GRETCHEN   f   German, English
German diminutive of MARGARETA.
GRETE   f   German, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish and Norwegian short form of MARGARET.
GRETEL   f   German
Diminutive of GRETE. This name is well-known as the character in Grimm's fairy tale who is captured, with her brother Hansel, by a witch.
GRETHE   f   Danish, Norwegian
Short form of MARGRETHE.
GRIET   f   Dutch
Short form of MARGRIET.
GYÖNGYI   f   Hungarian
From Hungarian gyöngy meaning "pearl", of Turkic origin.
HELMI   f   Finnish, Swedish
Diminutive of VILHELMIINA or VILHELMINA. It also means "pearl" in Finnish.
HYEON-JU   f & m   Korean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" and (ju) meaning "jewel, pearl". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
HYUN-JOO   f & m   Korean
Variant transcription of HYEON-JU.
INZHU   f   Kazakh
Means "pearl" in Kazakh.
JUMANA   f   Arabic
Means "pearl" in Arabic.
JUMANAH   f   Arabic
Variant transcription of JUMANA.
KORALIA   f   Greek, Late Greek
Derived from Ancient Greek κοραλλιον (korallion) meaning "coral" (in Modern Greek κοραλλι). This was the name of an obscure 4th-century saint and martyr from Thrace.
KORALJKA   f   Croatian
From Croatian koralj meaning "coral", ultimately from Latin.
KORALO   m   Esperanto
Means "coral" in Esperanto.
LEIMOMI   f   Hawaiian
Means "pearl lei" or "pearl child" from Hawaiian lei "flowers, lei, child" and momi "pearl".
LULU (2)   f   Arabic
Means "pearl" in Arabic.
MAARIT   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MARGARET.
MADGE   f   English
Diminutive of MARGARET.
MAEGAN   f   English (Modern)
Variant of MEGAN.
MAEGHAN   f   English (Rare)
Variant of MEGAN.
MAGGIE   f   English
Diminutive of MARGARET.
MAIGHREAD   f   Scottish
Scottish form of MARGARET.
MAIRÉAD   f   Irish
Irish form of MARGARET.
MAIREAD   f   Scottish
Scottish form of MARGARET.
MAISIE   f   Scottish
Diminutive of MAIREAD.
MAŁGORZATA   f   Polish
Polish form of MARGARET.
MAŁGOSIA   f   Polish
Diminutive of MAŁGORZATA.
MAMIE   f   English
Diminutive of MARY or MARGARET.
MARED   f   Welsh
Welsh form of MARGARET.
MARET   f   Estonian
Estonian form of MARGARET.
MARGAID   f   Manx
Manx form of MARGARET.
MARGALIT   f   Hebrew
Means "pearl" in Hebrew, ultimately from Greek μαργαριτης (margarites).
MARGALITA   f   Hebrew
Variant of MARGALIT.
MARGAREETA   f   Finnish (Rare)
Finnish variant form of MARGARET.
MARGARET   f   English
Derived from Latin Margarita, which was from Greek μαργαριτης (margarites) meaning "pearl", probably ultimately a borrowing from Sanskrit मञ्यरी (manyari). Saint Margaret, the patron of expectant mothers, was martyred at Antioch in the 4th century. Later legends told of her escape from a dragon, with which she was often depicted in medieval art. The saint was popular during the Middle Ages, and her name has been widely used in the Christian world.... [more]
MARGARÉTA   f   Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of MARGARET.
MARGARETE   f   German
German form of MARGARET.
MARGARETHA   f   Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of MARGARET.
MARGARETHE   f   German, Danish
German and Danish form of MARGARET.
MARGARETTA   f   English
Latinate form of MARGARET.
MARGARID   f   Armenian
Variant transcription of MARGARIT.
MARGARIDA   f   Portuguese, Galician, Catalan, Occitan
Portuguese, Galician, Catalan and Occitan form of MARGARET. This is also the Portuguese and Galician word for the daisy flower (species Leucanthemum vulgare).
MARGARIT   f   Armenian
Armenian form of MARGARET, also meaning "pearl" in Armenian.
MARGARITA   f   Spanish, Russian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Greek, Late Roman
Latinate form of MARGARET. This is also a Latin word meaning "pearl" and a Spanish word meaning "daisy flower" (species Leucanthemum vulgare).
MARGAUX   f   French
Variant of MARGOT influenced by the name of the wine-producing French town. It was borne by Margaux Hemingway (1954-1996), granddaughter of author Ernest Hemingway, who had it changed from Margot.
MARGE   f   English
Diminutive of MARGARET.
MARGED   f   Welsh
Welsh form of MARGARET.
MARGERY   f   English
Medieval English form of MARGARET.
MARGHERITA   f   Italian
Italian form of MARGARET. This is also the Italian word for the daisy flower (species Leucanthemum vulgare).
MARGIE   f   English
Diminutive of MARGARET.
MARGIT   f   Hungarian, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Estonian, German
Hungarian and Scandinavian form of MARGARET.
MARGITA   f   Slovak
Slovak form of MARGARET.
MARGOT   f   French
French short form of MARGARET.
MARGREET   f   Limburgish, Dutch
Limburgish form of MARGARET and a Dutch variant of MARGRIET.
MARGRÉT   f   Icelandic
Icelandic form of MARGARET.
MARGRETE   f   Norwegian
Norwegian form of MARGARET.
MARGRETHE   f   Danish, Norwegian
Danish and Norwegian form of MARGARET. This is the name of the current queen of Denmark (1940-).
MARGRIET   f   Dutch
Dutch form of MARGARET. This is also the Dutch word for the daisy flower (species Leucanthemum vulgare).
MARGRIT   f   German
German variant form of MARGARET.
MARGUERITE   f   French
French form of MARGARET. This is also the French word for the daisy flower (species Leucanthemum vulgare).
MARIT   f   Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian form of MARGARET.
MARITA (2)   f   Swedish, Norwegian
Scandinavian form of MARGARET.
MARJANI   f   Eastern African, Swahili
Means "coral" in Swahili, originally a borrowing from Arabic.
MARJETA   f   Slovene
Slovene form of MARGARET.
MARJORIE   f   English
Medieval variant of MARGERY, influenced by the name of the herb marjoram. After the Middle Ages this name was rare, but it was revived at the end of the 19th century.
MARJORY   f   English
Variant of MARJORIE.
MARKÉTA   f   Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of MARGARET.
MARKETTA   f   Finnish
Finnish form of MARGARET.
MARSAILI   f   Scottish
Scottish form of both MARJORIE and MARCELLA.
MÄRTA   f   Swedish
Swedish short form of MARGARETA.
MARZENA   f   Polish
Probably originally a Polish diminutive of MARIA or MAŁGORZATA.
MAY   f   English
Derived from the name of the month of May, which derives from Maia, the name of a Roman goddess. May is also another name of the hawthorn flower. It is also used as a diminutive of MARY, MARGARET or MABEL.
MAYME   f   English
Possibly a variant of MAMIE.
MEAGAN   f   English
Variant of MEGAN.
MEAGHAN   f   English
Variant of MEGAN.
MEENA   f   Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil
Variant transcription of MINA (2).
MEG   f   English
Medieval diminutive of MARGARET.
MEGAN   f   Welsh, English
Welsh diminutive of MARGARET. In the English-speaking world outside of Wales it has only been regularly used since the middle of the 20th century.
MEGGY   f   Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of MARGARET.
MEGHAN   f   English
Variant of MEGAN.
MERERID   f   Welsh
Welsh form of MARGARET.
MERETE   f   Danish
Danish form of MARGARET.
MERIT (2)   f   Swedish
Variant of MARIT.
META   f   German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
German and Scandinavian short form of MARGARET.
METTE   f   Danish, Norwegian
Danish diminutive of MARGARET.
MIDGE   f   English (Rare)
Variant of MADGE.
MINA (2)   f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil
Means "fish" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the daughter of the Hindu goddess Ushas as well as the daughter of the god Kubera.
MINAKSHI   f   Hinduism, Indian, Hindi
From Sanskrit मीन (mina) meaning "fish" and अक्षि (akshi) meaning "eye". This is another name of the Hindu goddess Parvati.
MINALI   f   Indian, Hindi
Means "fish catcher" in Sanskrit.
MOMI   f   Hawaiian
Means "pearl" in Hawaiian.
MORVARID   f   Persian
Means "pearl" in Persian.
MYSIE   f   Scottish
Variant of MAISIE.
NAIA   f   Basque
Means "wave, sea foam" in Basque.
PAAIE   f   Manx
Manx form of PEGGY.
PEARL   f   English
From the English word pearl for the concretions formed in the shells of some mollusks, ultimately from Late Latin perla. Like other gemstone names, it has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century. The pearl is the birthstone for June, and it supposedly imparts health and wealth.
PEARLE   f   English
Variant of PEARL.
PEARLIE   f   English
Diminutive of PEARL.
PEG   f   English
Short form of PEGGY.
PEGGIE   f   English
Variant of PEGGY.
PEGGY   f   English
Medieval variant of Meggy, a diminutive of MARGARET. The reason for the change in the initial consonant is unknown.
PEIGI   f   Scottish
Scottish diminutive of MARGARET.
PERELE   f   Yiddish
Variant of PERLE.
PERLA   f   Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish cognate of PEARL.
PERLE   f   French, Yiddish
French and Yiddish cognate of PEARL. It is also used as a Yiddish vernacular form of Margaret.
PERLIE   f   English (Rare)
Diminutive of PEARL.
PERLITA   f   Italian, Spanish
Diminutive of PERLA.
REETA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of MARGARET.
REETTA   f   Finnish
Finnish short form of MARGARET.
RITA   f   Italian, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, German, Hungarian, Spanish, Portuguese
Short form of MARGHERITA and other names ending in rita. A famous bearer was American actress Rita Hayworth (1918-1987).
SADAF   f   Arabic
Means "seashell, mother-of-pearl" in Arabic.
SANGO   f   Popular Culture
Means "coral" in Japanese. This name is used in the Japanese comic book and television show 'InuYasha'.
SEDEF   f   Turkish
Turkish form of SADAF.
SHELL   f   English
Short form of MICHELLE or SHELLEY. It can also be simply from the English word shell (ultimately from Old English sciell).
SHINJU   f   Japanese
From Japanese 真珠 (shinju) meaning "pearl".
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