Names Categorized "wet"

This is a list of names in which the categories include wet.
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ABITAL f Biblical
Means "my father is the night dew" in Hebrew. She is the fifth wife of David in the Old Testament.
ALDA (3) f Icelandic
Means "wave" in Icelandic.
ALON (2) m Filipino, Tagalog
Means "wave" in Tagalog.
BELİNAY f Turkish
Means "reflection of the moon on a lake" in Turkish.
BILAL m Arabic, Urdu
Means "wetting, moistening" in Arabic. This was the name of a companion of the Prophet Muhammad.
BRENNAN m Irish, English
From an Irish surname derived from Ó Braonáin meaning "descendant of Braonán". Braonán is a byname meaning "rain, moisture, drop" (with a diminutive suffix).
BROOK m & f English
From an English surname that denoted one who lived near a brook.
BURIM m Albanian
Means "spring, well, water source" in Albanian.
DAMLA f Turkish
Means "water drop" in Turkish.
DELTA f English
From the name of the fourth letter in the Greek alphabet, Δ. It is also the name for an island formed at the mouth of a river.
EPAPHRAS m Biblical, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin
Derived from Greek ἔπαφρος (epaphros) meaning "foamy". In the New Testament this is the name of one of Paul's co-workers.
EURIA f Basque (Rare)
Means "rain" in Basque.
GAL (1) f & m Hebrew
Means "wave" in Hebrew.
GHAYTH m Arabic
Means "rain" in Arabic.
GLAW m & f Welsh
Means "rain" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
HYEON-U m Korean
From Sino-Korean (hyeon) meaning "virtuous, worthy, able" or (hyeon) meaning "manifest, clear" combined with (u) meaning "divine intervention, protection" or (u) meaning "rain". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
IHINTZA f Basque
From Basque ihintz meaning "dew". It is a Basque equivalent of Rocío.
ISEUL f & m Korean
Means "dew" in Korean.
ITZEL f Native American, Mayan
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Mayan itz meaning "dew, nectar, fluid". Otherwise, it might be a variant of IXCHEL.
JALƏ f Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of ZHALEH.
JALE f Turkish
Turkish form of ZHALEH.
JALEH f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian ژاله (see ZHALEH).
JIANG m & f Chinese
From Chinese (jiāng) meaning "river, Yangtze", as well as other characters with a similar pronunciation.
JI-U f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "sesame" or (ji) meaning "will, purpose, ambition" combined with (u) meaning "rain" or (u) meaning "house, eaves, universe". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
JUTURNA f Roman Mythology
Meaning unknown. Juturna was the Roman goddess of fountains and springs. According to Virgil she was the sister of Turnus.
KASUMI f Japanese
From Japanese (kasumi) meaning "mist". It can also come from (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" combined with (sumi) meaning "clear, pure". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
KELVIN m English
From the name of a Scottish river, perhaps meaning "narrow water". As a title it was borne by the Irish-Scottish physicist William Thomson, Lord Kelvin (1824-1907), who acquired his title from the river.
KERR m Scottish, English (Rare)
From a Scottish surname that was derived from a place name meaning "rough wet ground" in Old Norse.
LAINE f Estonian
Means "wave" in Estonian.
LAN (1) f & m Chinese, Vietnamese
From Chinese (lán) meaning "orchid, elegant" (which is usually only feminine) or (lán) meaning "mountain mist". Other Chinese characters can form this name as well. As a Vietnamese name, it is derived from Sino-Vietnamese meaning "orchid".
LEITH m & f English (Rare)
From a surname, originally from the name of a Scottish town (now a district of Edinburgh), which is derived from Gaelic lìte "wet, damp". It is also the name of the river that flows though Edinburgh.
LITAL f Hebrew
Means "my dew" in Hebrew.
MAYTAL f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew מֵיטַל (see MEITAL).
MAZIN m Arabic
Means "rain clouds" in Arabic.
MEERA f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada
Alternate transcription of Hindi/Marathi मीरा, Malayalam മീര, Tamil மீரா or Kannada ಮೀರಾ (see MIRA (1)).
MEITAL f Hebrew
Means "dew drop" in Hebrew.
MIGLĖ f Lithuanian
Derived from Lithuanian migla meaning "mist".
MILFORD m English
From an English surname that was originally derived from various place names all meaning "ford by a mill" in Old English.
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.
MISTI f English
Variant of MISTY.
MISTY f English
From the English word misty, ultimately derived from Old English. The jazz song Misty (1954) by Erroll Garner may have helped popularize the name.
MORTIMER m English
From an English surname that was derived from a place name meaning "still water" in Old French.
MURCHADH m Irish, Scottish
Derived from Gaelic muir "sea" and cadh "warrior".
NADA (1) f Arabic
Means either "generosity" or "dew" in Arabic.
NADIYYA f Arabic
Means "moist, tender, delicate" in Arabic.
NAIA f Basque
Means "wave, sea foam" in Basque.
NAPOLEON m History, English
From the old Italian name Napoleone, used most notably by the French emperor Napoléon Bonaparte (1769-1821), who was born on Corsica. The etymology is uncertain, but it is possibly derived from the Germanic Nibelungen meaning "sons of mist", a name used in Germanic mythology to refer to the keepers of a hoard of treasure (often identified with the Burgundians). Alternatively, it could be connected to the name of the Italian city of Napoli (Naples).
NECHTAN m Irish Mythology, Ancient Celtic
Celtic name of uncertain meaning, possibly meaning "damp" (cognate with NEPTUNE). In Irish mythology Nechtan was the husband of Boand, the goddess of the River Boyne. This name was also borne by the 5th-century Saint Nectan of Hartland in Devon, who was supposedly born in Ireland. It was also the name of several kings of the Picts.
NEITH f Egyptian Mythology (Hellenized)
Greek form of Egyptian Nit, possibly meaning "water". This was the name of an early Egyptian goddess of weaving, hunting and war. Her character may have some correspondences with the goddesses Tanith, Anat or Athena.
NEREO m Italian
Italian form of NEREUS.
NERINA f Italian
Feminine form of NERIO.
NERIO m Italian
Possibly a variant of NEREO.
NOELANI f Hawaiian
Means "heavenly mist" from Hawaiian noe "mist" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
NYAMBURA f Eastern African, Kikuyu
From Kikuyu mbura meaning "rain". This is the name of one of the nine daughters of Mumbi in the Kikuyu origin legend.
ONDINA f Portuguese, Italian
Portuguese and Italian form of UNDINE.
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.
PHIRUN m Khmer
Means "rain" in Khmer, from the name of a rain god in the mythologies of southeast Asia. The god's name is possibly derived from VARUNA.
POSEIDON m Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from Greek πόσις (posis) meaning "husband, lord" and δᾶ (da) meaning "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.
PULENG f Southern African, Sotho
Means "in the rain" in Sotho.
RAIN (1) f & m English (Rare)
Simply from the English word rain, derived from Old English regn.
ROCÍO f Spanish
Means "dew" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary María del Rocío meaning "Mary of the Dew".
ROSA (2) f Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian
Means "dew" in the South Slavic languages.
ROSEMARY f English
Combination of ROSE and MARY. This name can also be given in reference to the herb, which gets its name from Latin ros marinus meaning "dew of the sea". It came into use as a given name in the 19th century.
ROSICA f Bulgarian
Alternate transcription of Bulgarian Росица (see ROSITSA).
ROSITSA f Bulgarian
Diminutive of ROSA (2).
ROSWELL m English
From a surname that was derived from an Old English place name meaning "horse spring".
ŞEBNEM f Turkish
Turkish form of SHABNAM.
SHABNAM f Persian, Urdu
Means "dew" in Persian and Urdu.
SHANNON f & m English
From the name of the River Shannon, the longest river in Ireland, called Abha an tSionainn in Irish. It is associated with the goddess Sionann and is sometimes said to be named for her. However it is more likely the goddess was named after the river, which may be related to Old Irish sen "old, ancient". As a given name, it first became common in America after the 1940s.
SI-U m Korean
From Sino-Korean (si) meaning "begin, start" combined with (u) meaning "divine intervention, protection" or (u) meaning "rain". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
TAL m & f Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew טַל (tal) meaning "dew".
TALI f Hebrew
Means "my dew" in Hebrew.
TALIA (1) f Hebrew
Means "dew from God" in Hebrew, from טַל (tal) meaning "dew" and יָה (yah) referring to the Hebrew God.
TALYA f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew טַלְיָה or טַלְיָא (see TALIA (1)).
TERHI f Finnish
Short form of Terhenetär, which was derived from Finnish terhen meaning "mist". In the Finnish epic the Kalevala Terhenetär is a sprite associated with mist and forests.
TERJE (2) f Estonian
Estonian form of TERHI.
UNDINE f Literature
Derived from Latin unda meaning "wave". The word undine was created by the medieval author Paracelsus, who used it for female water spirits.
VARSHA f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil
Means "rain" in Sanskrit.
VESA (2) f Albanian
From Albanian vesë meaning "dew".
WALTON m English
From a surname that was originally taken from various Old English place names meaning "stream town", "wood town", or "wall town".
YAĞMUR f & m Turkish
Means "rain" in Turkish.
YU f & m Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "jade, precious stone, gem", () meaning "pleasant, delightful" or () meaning "rain". Other characters can form this name as well.
ZEDONG m & f Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "moist, grace, brilliance" combined with (dōng) meaning "east", as well as other character combinations. A notable bearer was the founder of the People's Republic of China, Mao Zedong (1893-1976).
ZHALEH f Persian
Means "dew" or "hoarfrost" in Persian.