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This is a list of submitted names in which the description contains the keywords ocean or sea.
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AARNA f Sanskrit
Means "wave, ocean" in Sanskrit. ... [more]
ABADI m Ijaw
Means "a big sea" in Ijaw.
ABADIBO f & m Ijaw
Means "a person from the sea" in Ijaw.
ACTAEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of AKTAIE and Aktaia, both of which derive from Greek ἁκτή (akte) "headland, sea-coast, shore" (compare the masculine equivalent Aktaios and its latinized form ACTAEUS)... [more]
ACUECUCYOTICIHUATI f Aztec and Toltec Mythology
The Aztec goddess of the ocean, running water, and rivers, closely associated with CHALCHIUHTLICUE of whom she is another appearance. She is invoked by Aztec women in labor.
ADAMANTHEA f Greek Mythology
Possibly derived from ancient Greek ἀδάμας (adamas) “invincible, untameable” (composed of the elements ἀ (a) “not” and δαμάζω (damazo) “I tame”). In Greek myth, she was the nymph who nursed ZEUS (when RHEA gave CRONUS a stone to swallow instead of the new-born Zeus)... [more]
ADMETE f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of Admetos (see ADMETUS). This name belonged to two characters in Greek mythology: the daughter of King EURYSTHEUS, for whom HERAKLES stole the girdle of HIPPOLYTA; and one of the Oceanids.
ADRIATIKE f Albanian
From the name of the Adriatic Sea.
AEGAEON m Greek Mythology
Means "stormy one", "goatish", or "Aegean" in Greek. Aegaeon is the god of the storms of the Aegean Sea in Greek mythology.
AEGIALEUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αἰγιαλεύς (Aigialeus), which is derived from Greek αἰγιαλός (aigialos) meaning "beach, sea-shore". Also compare Greek αἴξ (aix) meaning "a tall wave"... [more]
ÆGILEIF f Ancient Scandinavian
The first element Ægi- may be related to Old Icelandic Ægir, "the sea" or "the god of the sea", found in compounds as ægisandr "sea-sand" or the Icelandic place-name Ægisiða... [more]
ÆGIR m Norse Mythology
Means "sea, ocean" in Old Norse. Ægir was the Norse god of the sea, whom sailors both worshipped and feared, for they believed he would occasionally appear on the surface to take ships, men and cargo alike, with him to his hall at the bottom of the ocean.
AESACUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Αιςακος (Aisakos), probably meaning "branch of myrtle". In Greek mythology he was a Trojan prince (son of PRIAM by ALEXIRHOE) who loved the naiad ASTEROPE, but, fleeing his advances, she stepped on a venomous adder and died... [more]
AGWÉ m Haitian Creole, Mythology
Haitian name meaning "spirit of the sea". In Vodou, and especially in Haiti, Agwé (also spelt Goue, Agoueh, or Agive), is a loa who rules over the sea, fish, and aquatic plants, as well as the patron loa of fishermen and sailors.
AHEZ f Breton Legend
Of unknown origin and meaning, albeit a connection to Welsh aches, a word denoting the sound of the water clashing on the shore, has been suggested. In Breton legend, Ahez is always described as the daughter of King GRALON, sometimes described as a sorceress, enchantress, fairy or giantess, and often, though not always, considered identical with DAHUD... [more]
AIA f Greek Mythology
A Naiad associated with a well, spring or fountain of the town of Aia, also known as Kolkhis, on the Black Sea. Her name was taken from that place. According to myth she was loved and pursued by the local river-god Phasis, and saved from him by the gods who transformed her into an island bearing that name.
AIHAI f Chinese
Means the sea of love. Combination of ai which means love and hai which means sea. The meaning of the name is "the sea of love".
AIPALOOVIK m Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Aipaloovik is an evil sea god associated with death and destruction.
AKAI m & f Japanese
From the Japanese kanji 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection" and 海 (kai) meaning "sea; ocean". It can also derive from 朱 (aka) meaning "crimson red" and 衣 (i) meaning "clothing".... [more]
AKHLUT m & f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Akhlut is a spirit that takes the form of both a wolf and an orca. It is a vicious, dangerous beast. Its tracks can be recognized because they are wolf tracks that lead to and from the ocean.
AKTAIE f Greek Mythology
Means "shore, headland" in Greek. In Greek myth Aktaie was one of the fifty Nereids or goddesses of the sea, particularly responsible for the seashore.
ALABANDUS m Greek Mythology
Means "horse victory". From the Carian ala 'horse' and banda 'victory'. In Greek mythology he was a Carian hero, son of Euippus and the naiad CALLIRRHOE, and through Callihrrhoe the grandson of the Titans OCEANUS and TETHYS... [more]
ALASKA f English
From Aleut alaxsxaq "object to which the action of the sea is directed" or "mainland". It is the name of a US state.
ALIQUE f Armenian
Wave (an ocean wave)
ALMUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Ἄλμος (Almos), which is possibly derived from Greek ἄλμα (alma) meaning "grove", which in turn is apparently related to Greek ἄλσος (alsos) meaning "sacred grove"... [more]
ALPHEIOS m Greek Mythology
Derived either from Greek ἀλφή (alphê) meaning "produce, gain, profit" or from Greek ἀλφός (alphos) which meant "whiteness" as well as "white leprosy", a cognate of ALBUS... [more]
AMAHIKO m Japanese
From Japanese 海 (ama) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 彦 (hiko) meaning "boy, prince". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMAME f Japanese
From Japanese a (愛) meaning "love", ma (珠) meaning "pearl", and me (海) meaning "sea". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMAMI f Japanese
amami can mean: "heavenly beauty","heavenly truth", "heavenly ocean"," beautiful rain"," truthful rain" or " rain ocean". the first kanji can either be 雨(ama, ame) meaning " rain" or 天(ama) meaning "heaven(ly)".... [more]
AMANE m & f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a, ama) meaning "second, Asia", 愛 (a, ama) meaning "love, affection", 雨 (ama) meaning "rain", 海 (amane, ama) meaning "sea, ocean", 吾 (a) meaning "I, my, our, one's own", 周 (amane, ama) meaning "circumference, circuit, lap", 星 (ama) meaning "star", 天 (amane, ama) meaning "heavens, sky, imperial", 普 (amane) meaning "universal, wide(ly), generally", 遍 (amane) meaning "everywhere, times, widely, generally", 弥 (amane) meaning "all the more, increasingly" or 和 (amane) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality", 麻 (ma) meaning "hemp, flax, numb", 万 (ma) meaning "ten thousand", 満 (ma) meaning "full, fullness, enough, satisfy", 茉 (ma) meaning "jasmine" or 舞 (ma) meaning "dance" combined with 音 (ne) meaning "sound", 弥 (ne) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 峰 (ne) meaning "summit, peak", 寧 (ne) meaning "rather, preferably, peaceful, quiet, tranquility", 嶺 (ne) meaning "peak, summit", 韻 (ne) meaning "rhyme, elegance, tone", 希 (ne) meaning "hope, beg, request, pray, beseech, Greece, dilute (acid), rare, few, phenomenal", 羽 (ne) meaning "feathers", 使 (ne) meaning "use, send on a mission, order, messenger, envoy, ambassador, cause" or 望 (ne) meaning "ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect"... [more]
AMATHAUNTA f Near Eastern Mythology
In Sumerian mythology she is the goddess of the ocean, possibly related to POSEIDON. She was also worshipped by Sumerian immigrants in Egypt which lead to some believing her to be an Egyptian goddess... [more]
AMATHIA f Greek Mythology (Latinized, ?)
A form of Amatheia. In Greek myth this was the name of one of the Nereids, the 50 daughters of the sea god Nereus.
AMISA f Japanese
From Japanese 青 (a) meaning "blue", 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 砂 (sa) meaning "sand". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AMPHITRITE f Greek Mythology
Possibly from Greek amphis "surrounding" and tris "third" ("the third" apparently refers to the sea). In Greek mythology Amphitrite was the goddess of saltwater, wife of POSEIDON and mother of TRITON; her offspring also included seals and dolphins... [more]
ANANDAN m Hinduism
The name of serpant(sarpam) of Lord Vishnu where he use as his bed in the ocean. The nagaraja is his true brother. The name is better for his friendship
ANDRODAMEIA f Greek Mythology
Means "man fighter" or "subduer of men", derived from Greek ανδρος (andros) "of a man" and Greek δαμαω (damao) "to tame". In Greek mythology, this was the name of an Amazon who fought in the Attic War... [more]
ANGUSÍNÂĸ m Greenlandic
Means "the One proficient in catching sea mammals" in Greenlandic.
ANGUSUATSIAĸ m Greenlandic
Means "may he be able to catch plenty of sea mammals" in Greenlandic.
ANGUTA m Inuit Mythology
Allegedly means "man with something to cut" (compare Inuktitut ᐊᖑᑦ (angut) meaning "man"). In Inuit mythology this is the name of a god, sometimes considered a psychopomp responsible for conveying the souls of the dead to the underworld, Adlivun, where they must sleep for a year... [more]
ANIUS m Greek Mythology
The son of APOLLO and RHOEO. When Rhoeo became pregnant, her father had her placed in a chest and cast into the sea... [more]
ANKA-NY f Chukchi
Derived from Chukchi анка-к (anka-k) meaning "in the sea". This name was traditionally given to baby girls who were born during a trip to the ocean or sea.
ANNOP m Thai
Means "sea, ocean" in Thai.
ANTAURA f Greek Mythology
Antaura is a Greek Demon of migraine headaches. She rises up out of the sea, moves like the wind, and enters into people’s heads to cause intense pain. Antaura is thwarted by the goddess ARTEMIS, who diverts Antaura into the head of a bull in the mountains... [more]
ANTHE f Greek Mythology
Feminine given name from Greek Mythology which means "bloom". Anthe was one of the Alkyonides, nymphs of fair weather. After the death of their father at the hands of Herakles, they threw themselves into the sea in their grief and were transformed into kingfishers.
AOMI f & m Japanese
From Japanese 葵 (ao) meaning "hollyhock, althea", 翠 (ao) meaning "green, kingfisher", 青, 蒼 (ao) meaning "blue", 碧 (ao) meaning "blue, green", 明 (ao, a) meaning "bright", 藍 (ao) meaning "indigo", 粟 (a) meaning "millet", 緒 (o) meaning "cord, strap", 百 (o) meaning "hundred" or 生 (o) meaning "live" combined with 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean", 巳 (mi), referring to the Snake, the sixth of the twelve Earthly Branches, 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 水 (mi) meaning "water", 実 (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth", 深 (mi) meaning "deep, heighten, intensify, strengthen", 望 (mi) meaning "ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect", 未 (mi) referring to the Sheep, the eighth of the twelve Earthly Branches, 魅 (mi) meaning "fascination, charm", 弥 (mi) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 洋 (mi) meaning "ocean" or 歩 (mi) meaning "walk"... [more]
AQUAREINE f Literature
Combination of Latin aqua meaning "water" and French reine meaning "queen". This is the name of a mermaid queen in L. Frank Baum's novel ''The Sea Fairies'' (1911).
ARBEL m & f Hebrew
Mount Arbel is a mountain in The Lower Galilee near Tiberias in Israel. From the lookout atop the mountain, one can see almost all of the Galilee into the Golan Heights including Safed, Tiberias and most of the Sea of Galilee.
ARETIAS m Greek Mythology, Literature
Mentioned in Homer's 'Odyssey' as father of NISSUS of Dulichium.... [more]
ARION m Ancient Greek, Greek, Greek Mythology, Popular Culture
In Greek mythology, Arion is the name of a divine immortal talking horse, who is the son of the gods Poseidon and Demeter. In real life, this name was borne by a Greek singer and poet of Methymna on Lesbos, skilled at the cithara and inventor of the dithyramb... [more]
ARNAALUK f Inuit Mythology
The spirit name of a group of Inuit from a particular region, meaning "a big woman", a spirit of the woman under the sea. Prominent in Inuit mythology.
ARNAKUAGSAK f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Arnakuagsak, meaning "old woman from the sea," was an Inuit goddess, one of the primary deities of the religion, who was responsible for ensuring the hunters were able to catch enough food and that the people remained healthy and strong.
ARNAPKAPFAALUK f New World Mythology, Inuit Mythology
Means "big bad woman". Arnapkapfaaluk was the sea goddess of the Inuit people living in Canada's Coronation Gulf area. Although occupying the equivalent position to SEDNA within Inuit mythology, in that she had control of the animals of the seas, she was noticeably different as can be seen by the English translation of her name.
ARNARQUAGSSAQ f Inuit Mythology
The Inuit goddess of the sea. According to most versions of the legend Arnarquagssaq, commonly known as SEDNA, was once a beautiful mortal woman who became the ruler of Adlivun (the Inuit underworld at the bottom of the sea) after her father threw her out of his kayak into the ocean... [more]
ARRÚTAĸ m Greenlandic
From Greenlandic arrusaq meaning "small pelagic marine gastropod" (Latin name: "clione limicina") which is gelatinous and transparent, and shaped like little angels, having flapping "wings", hence their name in English: "sea angels".... [more]
ÁSMARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements áss "god" and marr "sea, ocean, lake".
ASUMA m Japanese
From Japanese 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection", 明日 (asu) meaning "tomorrow", 明 (asu) meaning "bright, light", 未来 (asu) meaning "future", 遊 (asu) meaning "play" or 飛 (asu) meaning "fly", 洲 (su) meaning "continent, sandbar, island, country" combined with 馬 (ma) meaning "horse", 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality", 磨 (ma) meaning "grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)", 茉 (ma) meaning "jasmine", 麻 (ma) meaning "flax, linen, hemp" or 海 (ma) meaning "sea, ocean"... [more]
ATARGATIS f Mythology
Atargatis was the chief goddess of northern Syria in Classical antiquity. She was also referred to as Derketo (Ancient Greek: Δερκετὼ) or Deasura (by Romans)... [more]
ATINIUI m Chuukese
Means "man of the sea" in Chuukese.
ATLANTA f English (Modern, Rare)
From the name of the city in the American state of Georgia, originally a short form of Atlantica, which is ultimately from the name of the Atlantic Ocean (itself the genitive of ATLAS).... [more]
ʻAUKAI m Hawaiian (Rare)
Means "seafarer" in Hawaiian, derived from the elements ʻau "travel" and kai "sea".
AULANERK f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Aulanerk is a friendly sea goddess who rules over the tides, waves and joy.
AUSZRINE f Baltic Mythology
Either an older or a Polonized form of AUŠRINĖ (or possibly both seeing as many of the early documents on Baltic deities were composed by Polish authors).... [more]
AWONAWILONA m Mexican
The dual creator deity of the Pueblo Zuni, Awonawilona is said to have existed before all else. From the nebulae of mist, he is full of power and growth. He created the sun, which fecundated the primeval sea, and formed a green scum over it... [more]
AZSHARA f Popular Culture (Archaic)
Believed to be inspired by the name ASHERAH, Azshara is the name given to one of World of Warcraft's most notable characters - Queen Azshara. ... [more]
BADA f & m Korean (Modern)
From native Korean 바다 (bada) meaning "sea, ocean."
BAHARI f & m Swahili
Means "sea" or "ocean" in Swahili.
BAHER f Arabic
Bahr - means samandar -sea... [more]
BAHRADIN m Arabic (Rare)
Derived from Arabic Bahr al-Din, which means "sea of religion", itself derived from Arabic بَحْر (bahr) "sea, ocean" combined with Arabic دين (din) "religion, faith".
BAHRI m Arabic, Turkish, Indonesian, Albanian
Means "maritime, nautical, marine" in Arabic, a derivative of بحر (bahr) meaning "sea".
BAHRIYA f Uzbek
Possibly derived from bahr meaning "sea, ocean".
BAHRU m Amharic
Means "the sea" in Amharic.
BAM m Popular Culture, English (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a diminutive for any name starting with the letter B. Also an onomatopoeia word suggesting the sound of a "loud thud". ... [more]
BAYANDALAI m & f Mongolian
Derived from баян (bayan) meaning "rich" and далай (dalai) meaning "sea".
BÉCUMA f Irish Mythology
Means "troubled lady", from Old Irish "woman" and a second element, perhaps chuma, meaning "grief, sorrow, wound". In Irish legend she was a woman who "dwelt in the Land of Promise and had an affair with Gaiar, a son of Manannán mac Lir, the sea-god... [more]
BENTHESICYME f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek βενθος (benthos) meaning "depth of the sea" and κύμα (kyma) "waves, swells". She was a goddess of waves, a nymph of Ethiopia, the daughter of POSEIDON and wife of an Ethiopian king.
BIỂN m Vietnamese
Means "sea, ocean" in Vietnamese.
BLÓÐUGHADDA f Norse Mythology
Means "the one with the bloody hair". The bloody hair is supposedly referring to red sea foam. In Norse mythology, Blóðughadda was the daughter of ÆGIR and RÁN.
BÓRA f Hungarian (Modern)
Derived from Hungarian bóra "bora (northern to north-eastern katabatic wind in the Adriatic Sea)".
BYLGJA f Faroese, Icelandic, Norse Mythology
Feminine name taken from the Old Norse word bylgja meaning "billow, wave". In Norse Mythology, Bylgja was one of the nine daughters of the sea deities ÆGIR and RÁN.
CETO f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek Κητώ (Kētō), which meant "sea-monster" (supposedly the source of the word κῆτος (kētos) "any sea-monster or huge fish; sometimes the whale, but often the tunny-fish")... [more]
CHARYBDIS f Greek Mythology
The name of a sea monster believed to live under a small rock on one side of a narrow channel. Opposite her was SCYLLA, another sea monster, that lived inside a much larger rock... [more]
CHOUMI f Japanese
From Japanese 蝶 (chou) meaning "butterfly" combined with 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean". Other kanji combinations are possible.
CHULSA f Khmer
Means "sea, ocean" in Khmer.
CLEODORA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek name Κλεοδωρα (Kleodora), which was derived from κλεος (kleos) "glory" combined with δωρον (doron) "gift". In Greek mythology, she was a nymph of Mount Parnassos in Phokis... [more]
CLIONE f Literature, American (Rare)
The name of the main protagonist in the short story 'The unforgotten hour' by Louis Arthur Cunningham.... [more]
CLYMENE f Greek Mythology
Meaning unknown. The name of several characters of Greek Mythology, including an Oceanid (also called Asia in that case), as well as that of a type of dolphin.
CONMARA m Irish
Comprised of the words "hound" and muir "sea"
CREIDDYLAD f Welsh Mythology
From Creudylad or Creurdilad, which is probably from Welsh craidd "heart", or creu "to create, engender", or creir "a token, jewel, sacred object", combined with dylad, an ancient word for water (or possibly dyled "debt")... [more]
CRONA m & f English
English variant of Kurona (Japanese). Known from name of the gender-ambiguous character from manga/anime, Soul Eater. Translation of Kurona is either “dark one” or “black sea cucumber.”
CYTHERA f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Κύθηρα (Kythera), the name of an island of Greece, as well as an ancient town on the island. In Greek mythology, Cythera was the birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite, being the island to which she first arrived after emerging from the sea, and the source of her epithet KYTHEREIA (Latin: CYTHEREA)... [more]
DAHAE f Korean
From Sino-Korean 多 (da) meaning "much, many; more than, over" and 海 (hae) meaning "sea, ocean".
DALAY-OOL m Tuvan
From Tuvan далай (dalay) meaning "sea, ocean" (of Mongolic origin) combined with оол (ool) meaning "son, boy".
DAMASICHTHON m Greek Mythology
Derived from the Greek noun δαμασίχθων (damasichthon) meaning "earth-subduer", which consists of the Greek verb δαμάζω (damazo) meaning "to tame, to subdue, to overpower, to kill" (see DAMASOS) and the Greek noun χθών (chthon) meaning "ground, soil" as well as "earth, world".... [more]
DANDAN m Arabic
A sea creature from Arabian mythology which mentioned in 9th volume of The Book of 1001 Nights. It said that can swallow a ship and it's crews in one gulp.
DASAN m Indigenous American
Dasan, the high god-ancestor of the northern Pomo, came out of the ocean and called the world into being with his words and then created the first people.... [more]
DELMARA f English (Rare), Spanish (Rare)
Possibly a variant of DELMIRA influenced by Spanish del mar "of the sea". As an American given name it may be thought of as a feminine form of DELMAR.
DEŇIZ m & f Turkmen
Means "sea" in Turkmen.
DETAR m Albanian
Means "of the sea" in Albanian.
DETARE f Albanian
From the Albanian detar meaning "of the sea".
DEUSEMAR m Brazilian
An invented name, a combination of DEUS and MAR, essentially giving it the meaning of "sea god".
DICTYNNA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Δίκτυννα (Diktynna) which was associated with Greek δίκτυα (diktya) "hunting nets". This was an epithet of the Cretan goddess BRITOMARTIS, allegedly given for the fishermen's nets into which she leaped from Mount Dikte on Crete... [more]
DODONE f Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Dodone was said to be one of the Oceanid nymphs (the daughters of the Titans Oceanus and Tethys), after whom the ancient city of Dodona was named. The 6th century AD grammarian Stephanus of Byzantium (s.v. Δωδὠνη),1 writes that according to Thrasyboulos (FHG II 464, a), as reported by Epaphroditus (fr... [more]
DONG-HAE m Korean
From Sino-Korean 東 (dong) "east, eastern" and 海 (hae) "sea, ocean".
DZERASSA f Ossetian Mythology, Ossetian
Possibly means "golden-haired, shining", perhaps related to Persian زر (zar) meaning "gold". In Ossetian mythology Dzerassa is the daughter of the sea god Donbettyr.
DZOVIK f Armenian
From the Armenian ծով (tsov, dzov) meaning "sea".
DZOVINAR f Armenian (Rare)
Armenian name meaning "siren", from the word Ծովինար (dzovinar) and ultimately linked to the word ծով (dzov) meaning "sea".
EARENDIL m Literature
Means "lover of the stars" or "illuminator" in Quenya, borrowed from Old Norse Earendel. Earendil was an Elvish mariner who sailed the Belegaear (Great Sea).
EÄRWEN f Literature
Means "sea maiden" in Quenya. This was the name of a Telerin Elf in the Silmarillion. She was the mother of GALADRIEL.
EFITAHI m Tongan
Means "carry it to the sea" in Tongan.
EILIAN m & f Medieval Welsh, Welsh
Welsh form of AELIAN. A noted bearer is St. Eilian, a Catholic saint who founded a church in North Wales around the year 450. The Parish of Llanelian is named after him... [more]
EIMI f Japanese
From Japanese 依 (e) meaning "reliant, depend on, consequently, therefore, due to", 営 (ei) meaning "occupation, camp, perform, build, conduct (business)", 影 (ei) meaning "shadow, silhouette, phantom", 映 (e, ei) meaning "reflect, reflection, projection", 栄 (ei) meaning "flourish, prosperity, honor, glory, splendor", 永 (ei) meaning "eternity, long, lengthy", 瑛 (e, ei) meaning "sparkle of jewelry, crystal", 頴 (ei) meaning "heads of grain, cleverness", 英 (ei) meaning "England, English, hero, outstanding, calyx", 衛 (ei) meaning "defense, protection", 詠 (ei) meaning "recitation, poem, song, composing", 鋭 (ei) meaning "pointed, sharpness, edge, weapon, sharp, violent", 絵 (e) meaning "picture, drawing, painting, sketch", 江 (e) meaning "creek, inlet, bay", 笑 (e) meaning "laugh" or 榮 (ei) meaning "flourish, prosperity, honour, glory, splendour", 伊 (i) meaning "Italy, that one", 惟 (i) meaning "consider, reflect, think", 衣 (i) meaning "garment, clothes, dressing" or 依 (i) meaning "reliant, depend on, consequently, therefore, due to" combined with 深 (mi) meaning "deep, heighten, intensify, strengthen", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 見 (mi) meaning "see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible", 三 (mi) meaning "three", 実 (mi) meaning "reality, truth", 巳 (mi) meaning "sign of the snake or serpent", 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean", 己 (mi) meaning "self", 心 (mi) meaning "heart, mind, spirit", 光 (mi) meaning "light", 扇 (mi) meaning "fan, folding fan", 水 (mi) meaning "water", 未 (mi) meaning "un-, not yet, hitherto, still, even now, sign of the ram, 1-3PM, eighth sign of Chinese zodiac" or 笑 (mi) meaning "laugh"... [more]
ELANORA f Indigenous Australian (Rare)
Australian locational name. Derived from an Australian Aboriginal word meaning "home by the sea" or "home by the water".
ENAIATOLLAH m Literature
Variant of ENAYATOLLAH. This spelling of the name is rare and likely originated from Italian novelist Fabio Geda's 'In the Sea There are Crocodiles: Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari', a historical fiction novel centering on a young boy from a small village in Afghanistan which falls prey to Taliban rule in early 2000... [more]
ERDET m Albanian
Means "sea wind, scent of the sea", from Albanian erë "wind, scent" and det "sea".
ERION m Albanian
Means "our wind" or "wind from the Ionian Sea" in Albanian, from the elements erë, era meaning "wind" and jonë meaning "our" or Jon (Ionian Sea).
ERJON m Albanian
Means "our wind" or "wind from the Ionian Sea" in Albanian, from the elements erë, era meaning "wind" and jonë meaning "our" or Jon (Ionian Sea).
ERYL f & m Welsh
From Welsh eryl meaning "watcher" or "lookout" (originally "hunt"), derived from ar, an intensifying prefix, and hyl "a hunt". In regular use since the 1920s, though infrequently... [more]
ETSUYO f Japanese
Japanese... [more]
EURYBIA f Greek Mythology
Means "wide force" from the Greek elements ευρυ (eury) meaning "wide" and βία (bia) "force", with all its connotations. This is the name of the ancient Greek goddess of the mastery of the sea... [more]
EURYNOME f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of EURYNOMOS. This is the name of several characters in Greek mythology, including a sea deity and a queen.
EYJA f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Old Norse name of obscure origin, possibly from Proto-Norse *auja "good fortune, gift, (luck) giver" or *aiwa "always".... [more]
FETULIKIMOANA m Tongan
Means "hurrying out to the ocean" in Tongan.
FINLAND m English
In reference to the country of Finland. The first known written appearance of the name Finland is thought to be on three rune-stones. Two were found in the Swedish province of Uppland and have the inscription finlonti... [more]
FLAMINIUS m Ancient Roman
Derived from Latin flamen a specific kind of Ancient Roman priest.... [more]
FUKASHI m Japanese
From Japanese 洋 (fukashi) meaning "ocean" or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
GALILEO m Medieval Italian
Derived from the medieval Latin word Galilaeus, by way of Greek Galilaios, meaning "Galilean; from Galilee." Galilee is from the Hebrew root galal "roll", perhaps referring to the waves on the sea.... [more]
GNÁ f Norse Mythology, Ancient Scandinavian
In Norse mythology, Gná is a goddess who runs errands in other worlds for the goddess FRIGG and rides the flying, sea-treading horse Hófvarpnir ("hoof-thrower")... [more]
GOTI m Ancient Scandinavian, Old Danish, Icelandic
From Old Norse goti meaning "Gotlander." Gotland is an island in the Baltic sea about 60 miles off the southeastern coast of Sweden.
GRANUAILE f History
From Irish Gaelic Gráinne Mhaol meaning "Bald GRÁINNE". This was a nickname of the 16th-century female pirate Gráinne Ní Mháille (known in English as Grace O'Malley), given in reference to her close-cropped hair as a young woman.... [more]
GYLFI m Icelandic, Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Modern form of GylfR, an Old Norse name derived from gjalfr "roar, heavy sea" or gólf "grain cultivator". In Norse mythology, Gylfi was the name of a sea giant. It was also the name of a mythical Swedish king.
GYMIR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
From Old Norse gymir meaning 'sea'. Gymir is a Jǫtunn in the Northern mythology.
HAEBONG m Korean
From 海 (hae) meaning "sea, ocean" and 鳳 "male phoenix; symbol of joy".
HAEHWA f Korean
From 海 (hae) meaning "sea, ocean" and 華 (hwa) "flowery; illustrious" or 花 (hwa) "flower; blossoms"
HAEIN f Korean
From 海 (hae) meaning "sea, ocean" and 仁 "humaneness, benevolence, kindness".
HAE-JU f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean 海 "sea, ocean" and 珠 "precious stone, gem, jewel, pearl".
HAEWON f Korean
해 is 海 meaning "sea" or "ocean" ... [more]
HAFDÍS f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements haf "sea, ocean" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
HAFEY f Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of haf "sea, ocean" and ey "island".
HAFGRÍMR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of haf 'sea, ocean' and grímr 'person wearing a face mask'.
HAFLÍNA f Icelandic
Composed of Old Icelandic haf "sea" and Lína, an Old Norse form of the Christian name Lina (occurs in 'Landnámabók' in ch. 48 belonging to Lína, daughter of Þórleif Þórðardóttir), as well as the modern Icelandic form... [more]
HAFLIÐI m Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Means "seafarer" from Old Norse haf "sea, ocean" and liði "one who goes" (from líða "to go, fare").
HAFLJÓTR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from the Germanic name elements haf "sea", "ocean" and ljótr "shining", "bright".
HAFRÓS f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements haf "sea, ocean" and rós "rose".
HAFRÚN f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of haf "sea, ocean" and rún "secret".
HAFSTEINN m Icelandic
Meaning "ocean stone", from the Old Norse and Icelandic words haf "ocean" and steinn "stone".
HAFÞÓRR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name derived from the element haf "sea, ocean" combined with the name of the Norse god ÞÓRR.
HAGOTH m Mormon
The name of a Nephite who led many expeditions across the sea, and later disappeared. Some suggest the possibility of him being the ancestor of the Polynesians.
HAILAN f Chinese
From the Chinese character 艾 (Ài) meaning "love" combined with 兰 (Lán) meaning "blue". All together the name could mean "ocean waves" or "ripples".
HAILI m & f Chinese
From Chinese 海 (hǎi) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 莉 () meaning "white jasmine" or 利 () meaning "benefit, advantage"... [more]
HAILUN f & m Chinese
From Chinese 海 (hǎi) meaning "sea, ocean" and 倫 or 仑 (lún) meaning "logic, reason, ethics, order". Other character combinations can form this name as well.
HAIQI m & f Chinese
From Chinese 海 (hǎi) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 琦 (qí) meaning "fine, admirable, outstanding". This name can be formed from other character combinations as well.
HAIXIA f Chinese
From Chinese 海 (hǎi) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 霞 (xiá) meaning "rosy clouds, mist" or 侠 (xiá) meaning "heroic, chivalrous, brave"... [more]
HAIXIANG m Chinese
From Chinese 海 (hǎi) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 祥 (xiáng) meaning "good luck, auspiciousness" or 翔 (xiáng) meaning "to fly, to soar", as well as other character combinations.
HAIYAN f & m Chinese
From Chinese 海 (hǎi) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 晏 (yàn) meaning "quiet, peaceful, tranquil, late" or 燕 (yàn) meaning "swallow (bird)"... [more]
HALIA f Greek Mythology
Means "briny" in Greek. In Greek mythology she was the personification of sea salt, a sea nymph native to the Isle of Rhodes (sometimes believed to be one of the indigenous Rhodian gods) and the favourite of POSEIDON... [more]
HALIMEDE f Greek Mythology
Means "to think of the sea" from the Greek element ἅλς (hals) "the sea" combined with μηδομαι (medomai) "to think on, to be mindful of"... [more]
HASUMI f & m Japanese
From Japanese 聾 (hasumi) meaning "deaf", 麓 (hasumi) meaning "base or foot of a hill or mountain", 録 (hasumi) meaning "copy" (for males) or 波 (ha) meaning "wave" or 蓮 (hasu) meaning "lotus" combined with 純 (sumi) meaning "pure, innocent", 澄 (sumi) meaning "clear, pure", 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean", 見 (mi) meaning "to see", 実 (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth", 水 (mi) meaning "water", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 未 (mi) referring to the Sheep, the eighth of the twelve Earthly Branches or 實 (mi) meaning "reality, truth" (for females)... [more]
HATEPUNA f Near Eastern Mythology
Her name originates in Hattic ha "sea" and puna "child". She is the daughter of the sea god and becomes the wife of TELIPINU because of the rescue of Istanu.
HAVELOK m Literature, Medieval English
Medieval English form of Old Norse Hafleikr, which literally means "sea sport" from Old Norse haf "sea, ocean" and leikr "play" (more specifically, a word with three distinct meanings: "beauty", "game", and "lay")... [more]
HAYASE m Japanese
From Japanese 滝 (hayase) meaning "waterfall", 灘 (hayase) meaning "open sea, rapids" or 早 (haya) meaning "already, now", 逸 (haya) meaning "flee, escape, break loose", 隼 (haya) meaning "falcon" or 速 (haya) meaning "fast, speedy" combined with 世 (se) meaning "generations", 瀬 (se) meaning "swift current, rapids" or 勢 (se) meaning "forces, energy, military strength"... [more]
HEIMOANA m Tahitian
Means "crown of the ocean"; a combination of hei "crown" and moana "ocean".
HELIA f Greek Mythology, Galician (Rare)
Feminine form of HELIOS. This name was borne by one of the Heliades, daughters of the sun god Helios by Clymene the Oceanid and sisters of the ill-fated Phaethon... [more]
HELLIVESA f Germanic Mythology
A minor Germanic goddess whose functions have been lost to time. She was worshipped in Germania Inferior, a Roman province located on the west bank of the Rhine and bordering the North Sea.
HEMITHEA f Greek Mythology
Means "demigoddess" in Greek. In Greek myth this name belonged to a goddess who was formerly the mortal woman MOLPADIA. It was also borne by the sister of Tenes, locked in a chest with her brother and cast out to sea and together landing on an island where Tenes reigned as king... [more]
HIAV f Hmong
Means "sea, ocean" in Hmong.
HIDEMI m & f Japanese
From Japanese 日 (hi) meaning "day, sun, Japan", 出 (de) meaning "the process of something coming out" combined with 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean" (for males) and from Japanese 秀 (hide) meaning "beautiful; elegant; graceful" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" (for males and females) and 英 (hide) meaning "flower, petal" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" (for females)... [more]
HINAMI f & m Japanese
From Japanese 日 (hi) meaning "day, sun, Japan", 妃 (hi) meaning "noble's wife", 斐 (hi) meaning "graceful, elegant, beautiful", 比 (hi) meaning "comparison, match, equal, ratio, the Philippines", 飛 (hi) meaning "to fly", 姫 (hi) meaning "princess", 陽 (hi) meaning "light, sun, male" or 翔 (hi) meaning "soar, fly", 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 那 (na) meaning "what", 南 (na) meaning "south", 己 (na) meaning "I (male)" (for males), 七 (na) meaning "seven", 成 (na) meaning "to become" or 雛 (hina) meaning "chick, young bird", 陽 (hina) meaning "light, sun, male" combined with 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean", 実 (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 深 (mi) meaning "deep, close, thick, profound", 未 (mi) referring to the Sheep, the eighth of the twelve Earthly Branches, 水 (mi) meaning "water", 南 (nami) meaning "south" or 波 (nami) meaning "wave"... [more]
HIROKA f & m Japanese
From Japanese 央 (hiro) meaning "centre, middle", 嘉 (hiro) meaning "applaud, praise, esteem, happy, auspicious", 海 (hiro) meaning "sea, ocean", 寛 (hiro) meaning "tolerant, generous", 均 (hiro) meaning "level, average", 啓 (hiro) meaning "disclose, open, say", 圭 (hiro) meaning "jade pointed at top", 敬 (hiro) meaning "respect", 硯 (hiro) meaning "inkstone", 光 (hiro) meaning "light", 宏 (hiro) meaning "wide, large", 広 (hiro) meaning "wide, broad, spacious", 弘 (hiro) meaning "vast, broad, wide", 洪 (hiro) meaning "deluge, flood, vast", 浩 (hiro) meaning "prosperous", 紘 (hiro) meaning "large", 潤 (hiro) meaning "soft, moist, sleek, freshen", 祥 (hiro) meaning "auspicious, happiness, blessedness, good omen, good fortune", 尋 (hiro) meaning "search, seek", 泰 (hiro) meaning "peaceful, calm, peace, easy, Thailand, extreme, excessive, great", 大 (hiro) meaning "big, great", 拓 (hiro) meaning "expand, open, support", 宙 (hiro) meaning "mid-air", 博 (hiro) meaning "doctor, PhD, exposition, fair, exhibition", 普 (hiro) meaning "universal, wide(ly), generally", 明 (hiro) meaning "bright", 弥 (hiro) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 佑 (hiro) meaning "help, assist", 優 (hiro) meaning "gentleness, lithe, superior", 裕 (hiro) meaning "abundant", 容 (hiro) meaning "contain, form, looks", 洋 (hiro) meaning "ocean", 陽 (hiro) meaning "light, sun, male", 廣 (hiro) meaning "broad, wide, spacious", 洸 (hiro) meaning "sparkling water", 絋 (hiro) meaning "cotton wadding", 日 (hi) meaning "day, sun, Japan", 妃 (hi) meaning "ruler's wife, queen, empress", 比 (hi) meaning "compare, race, ratio, Philippines", 緋 (hi) meaning "scarlet, cardinal" or 火 (hi) meaning "fire", 路 (ro) meaning "path, route, road, distance", 呂 (ro) meaning "spine, backbone" combined with 佳 (ka) meaning "excellent, beautiful, good, pleasing, skilled", 夏 (ka) meaning "summer", 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) which both mean "flower", 加 (ka) meaning "add, addition, increase, join, include, Canada", 嘉 (ka) meaning "applaud, praise, esteem, happy, auspicious", 郁 (ka) meaning "cultural progress, perfume", 果 (ka) meaning "fruit", 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance", 架 (ka) meaning "erect, frame, mount, support, shelf, construct", 賀 (ka) meaning "congratulations, joy", 可 (ka) meaning "passable", 耶 (ka) meaning "question mark", 和 (ka)meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 閑 (ka) meaning "leisure", 奏 (ka) meaning "play music, complete" or 雅 (ka) meaning "gracious, elegant, graceful, refined".... [more]
HIROMIKO f Japanese
From Japanese 裕 (hiro) meaning "abundant" or 洋 (hiro) meaning "ocean", 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
HIRONOBU m Japanese
Hiro can mean "Widespread,Broad", "Ocean", "Abundance", "Generous,Tolerant", or "Prosperous" + Nobu meaning "Stretch,Prolong" or "Trust". So,it could mean "Broad Stretch", "Prosperous Stretch", & so on... [more]
HLÉDÍS f Ancient Scandinavian, Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements hlē-r "ocean, sea (used in poetic contexts)" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister" or dis "wise woman, seeress; woman, virgin".
HLÉR m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology, Icelandic
Means "ocean, sea". This is another name for ÆGIR.
HOI m & f Chinese (Cantonese)
Means "ocean" and is often combined with a second character to form a given name. For example, the female name 海婷 (Hoi Ting).
HOLOFERNES m English
In the deuterocanonical Book of Judith, Holofernes (Greek: Ὀλοφέρνης; Hebrew הולופרנס) is an invading general of NEBUCHADNEZZAR, who dispatched Holofernes to take vengeance on the nations of the West that had withheld their assistance to his reign... [more]
HONDA m & f Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 大海 (honda) meaning "sea, ocean". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
IANEIRA f Greek Mythology
The name of various characters in Greek mythology, among them one of the Nereids, a possible spouse of CAPANEUS and one of the many Oceanid daughters of OCEANUS and TETHYS who is said to have gathered flowers with PERSEPHONE when she was abducted by HADES.
IBIZA f American (Hispanic, Rare)
From the name of the Spanish island located in the Mediterranean Sea off the east coast of Spain.
ICHIMI f Japanese
From Japanese 一 (ichi) meaning "one" combined with 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean", 三 (mi) meaning "three", 実 (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth" or 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
IDLIRAGIJENGET f Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Idliragijenget is the god of the ocean.
IEMANJÁ f Afro-American Mythology, New World Mythology
Portuguese Brazilian variant of Yemaja, also used in Uruguay. In many Afro-American religions she is the Goddess of the Ocean, also the Mother Goddess and patron of women.
ÍGULBIǪRN m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of ígull "sea urchin" or igull "hedgehog" and bjǫrn "bear".
ÍGULFRÍÐR f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of ígull "sea urchin" or igull "hedgehog" and fríðr "beautiful".
ÍGULGÆIRR m Ancient Scandinavian
Derived from Old Norse ígull "sea urchin" or "hedge hog" and geirr "spear".
IKKAI m Japanese
From Japanese 一 (i) meaning "one" combined with 介 (kai) meaning "shell, shellfish" or 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean". Other kanji combinations are possible.
ILUKA m Indigenous Australian
Named for the village of Iluka in northern New South Wales. Often translated as "by the sea" in an Australian Aboriginal language, it is probably derived from the Djangati term yiluga, of unknown meaning.
INACHUS m Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, Inachus was the first king of Argos after whom a river was called Inachus River, the modern Panitsa that drains the western margin of the Argive plain. Most modern mythologists however understand Inachus as one of the river gods, all sons of OCEANUS and TETHYS and thus to the Greeks part of the pre-Olympian or "Pelasgian" mythic landscape.
INDALIAI f Indian
Means "sea-feather" or "feather from the sea"
INO f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
In Greek mythology, she was the second wife of Athamas, a Theban maenad who raised her dead sister SEMELE's son Dionysos and who was apotheosized into the sea goddess LEUCOTHEA.
ISAMI m & f Japanese
In the case for males, this uncommonly used name is used as 勇 "yuu, isa.mu" meaning "bravery, be in high spirits, courage, heroism", although it's more often used as Isamu. Rarer examples of Isami include 勇海 with 海 (kai, umi) meaning "ocean, sea" and 功己 with 功 (isao) meaning "achievement, credit, honour, merits" and 己 (ki, onore, mi) meaning "self, serpent, snake."... [more]
ITHACA f & m English (Rare)
This name comes from the name of a Greek island, a legendary home of Odysseus, located in the Ionian Sea.... [more]
IWERYDD f Medieval Welsh, Welsh Mythology
Derived from Welsh Y Werydd meaning "the ocean". In Welsh mythology she was a wife of the sea-god LLYR and the mother of BRÂN the Blessed.
JACOVA f English (Rare), Literature
The name of a character in Caitlín R. Kiernan's short story Houses under the Sea.
JANDIRA f Portuguese (Brazilian), New World Mythology
From the name of a sea goddess worshipped by the Bakairi people of Brazil, who speak a Carib language. This has been used as Brazilian given name since the 20th century.
JI-HAE f Korean
From Sino-Korean 地 "earth; soil, ground; region" or 智 "wisdom, knowledge, intelligence" (ji), and 海 "sea, ocean" (hae).
JIKAI m Japanese
From Japanese 慈 (ji) meaning "kind, charitable, benevolent", 次 (ji) meaning "second, next" or 二 (ji) meaning "two" combined with 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean", 鎧 (kai) meaning "armor, chain mail" or 介 (kai) meaning "shell, shellfish"... [more]
JINGWEI f Chinese Mythology
From Chinese 精 (jīng) meaning "essence, spirit" and 卫 (wèi) meaning "guard, protect"... [more]
JONIDA f Albanian
Albanian feminine name of uncertain origin and derivation. It might be derived from Deti Jon, the Albanian name for the Ionian Sea, from deti "the sea; the ocean" and jon "Ionian".
JORMUNGAND m Norse Mythology
Jormungand means "huge monster" in Norse Mythology. It is also known as the Midgard Serpent, or the world Serpent. Jormungand is a sea serpent, the middle child of the giantess ANGRBODA and LOKI.
JUGEMU m & f Japanese
A Name Given in a Story called Jugemu 寿限無. In the Story, there are Parents who has a Child, but do not know what to call him. So, the Father went to a Temple and asked a Priest several Names, but could not decide... [more]
JŪRA f Lithuanian
Derived from the Lithuanian noun jūra meaning "sea".
KAʻEHU m & f Hawaiian
Hawaiian name with the combination of ka "the" and ʻehu "sea spray; reddish hair".
KAICHI m Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 地 (chi) meaning "earth; ground". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KAIEA m & f Hawaiian
Means "rising sea," from kai meaning "sea, sea water" and ea meaning "to rise, go up, raise."
KAIJI m Japanese
This name combines 海 (kai, umi, mi) meaning "ocean, sea," 快 (kai, kokoroyo.i) meaning "agreeable, cheerful, comfortable, pleasant," 開 (kai, a.ku, a.keru, hira.ki, hira.ku, hira.keru, -bira.ki) meaning "open, unfold, unseal" or 介 (kai) meaning "concern oneself with, jammed in, mediate, shellfish" with 二 (ji, ni, futa, futata.bi, futa.tsu) meaning "two," 治 (ji, chi, osa.maru, osa.meru, nao.su, nao.ru) meaning "be at peace, calm down, conserve, cure, government, heal, quell, reign, rule, subdue," 次 (shi, ji, tsugi, tsu.gu) meaning "next, order, sequence" or 司 (shi, tsukasado.ru, tsukasa) meaning "administer, director, government office, official, rule."
KAIJIN m Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 神 (jin) meaning "a god" or 人 (jin) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KAIKEA m Hawaiian
Means "clear sea," from kai meaning "sea, sea water" and kea meaning "white, clear."
KAIKEN m Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 源 (ken) meaning "spring". Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
KAIKI m Japanese
From Japanese 会 (kai) meaning "party" or 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 喜 (ki) meaning "rejoice", 希 (ki) meaning "hope", 記 (ki) meaning "chronicle", 輝 (ki) meaning "brightness" or 暉 (ki) meaning "sunshine, light, bright, radiant"... [more]
KAIKO f Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean", 芥 (kai) meaning "mustard plant", 開 (kai) meaning "open" or 貝 (kai) meaning "shellfish" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KAIKOA m Hawaiian
Means "sea warrior," from kai meaning "sea, sea water" and koa meaning "soldier, warrior, fighter."
KAILEʻA f Hawaiian
Means "joyful sea" or "sea of joy," from kai meaning "sea, sea water" and leʻa meaning "joy, pleasure, happiness."
KAIMU m Japanese
From Japanese 魁 (kai) meaning "chief, leader" or 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 夢 (mu) meaning "dream". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
KAINALU m Hawaiian
Means "sea wave," from kai meaning "sea, sea water" and nalu meaning "wave, surf."
KAINANI f Hawaiian (Rare)
Means "beautiful sea," "glorious sea" or "sea of splendour," from kai meaning "sea, sea water" and nani meaning "beauty, glory, splendour."
KAINO f Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 乃 (no), a possessive particle. Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
KAINOA m & f Hawaiian
This name can mean "sea of freedom," which would derive from kai meaning "sea, sea water" and noa meaning "freedom," or "the namesake," which would derive from ka, which is a definite article, and inoa meaning "name(sake)."
KAION m & f Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 音 (on) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KAIREN f Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 蓮 (ren) meaning "lotus". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
KAIRI f Popular Culture
Kairi is a character in the action role-playing game 'Kingdom Hearts' by developer Square Enix and Disney. Her name was created for the game, with developer Tetsuya Nomura deriving it from the Japanese kai (海) "sea", though her full name is homophonous with the Japanese kairi (海里) "nautical mile".
KAIRU m Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 流 (ru) meaning "current, flow, stream". Other kanji combinations are also possible. ... [more]
KAISA f Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 紗 (sa) meaning "gauze, thin silk". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KAISABUROU m Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean", 三 (sabu) meaning "three" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KAISE f Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 世 (se) meaning "world". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KAISHO m Japanese
"Fly over the sea"
KAISHOU m Japanese
"Fly over the ocean"
KAISUKE m Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 介 (suke) meaning "shell, shellfish". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
KAITAROU m Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean", 太 (ta) meaning "thick, big" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KAITOU m Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 十 (tou) meaning "ten". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
KAIYŌ m Japanese (Modern, Rare)
This name combines 海 (kai, umi) meaning "ocean, sea" with 陽 (you, hi) meaning "daytime, heaven, male, positive, sunshine, yang principle" or 洋 (you) meaning "ocean, western style."... [more]
KAIZOU m Japanese
From Japanese 海 (kai) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 三 (zou) meaning "three". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KAKULA f Ainu
Meaning "Lie Down like a Sea Cucumber" in Ainu.
KALAS m Popular Culture
From the Japanese word カラス (karasu) meaning "crow, raven". Used in the role-playing game Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean (2003).
KAMIKO f Japanese
From Japanese 郁 (ka) meaning "fragrance, perfume", 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KAMUI m Japanese (Modern, Rare)
This name can be used as 可夢偉, 華夢衣, 華夢威, 夏夢生, 加夢意 or 嘉夢威 with 可 (ka, kou, -be.ki, -be.shi) meaning "can, passable, possible," 華 (ka, ke, hana) meaning "flower," 夏 (ka, ga, ge, natsu) meaning "summer", 加 (ka, kuwa.eru, kuwa.waru) meaning "add, include, join," 嘉 (ka, yoi, yomi.suru) meaning "applaud, esteem, praise," 夢 (bou, mu, kura.i, yume, yume.miru) meaning "dream, illusiom, vision," 偉 (i, era.i) meaning "excellent, greatness, distinguished," 衣 (i, e, kinu, -gi, koromo) meaning "clothes, garment," 威 (i, odo.kasu, odo.shi, odo.su) meaning "dignity, majesty, authority," 生 (shou, sei, i.kiru, i.keru, -u, u.mare, o.u, ki, na.ru, ha.eru) meaning "birth, genuine, life" and 意 (i) meaning "intention, mind, will, thought."... [more]
KANALOA m Hawaiian, Polynesian Mythology
The god of the ocean in Hawaiian mythology.
KARINA f Japanese
From Japanese 桂 (ka) meaning "the katsura, the Japanese Judas tree", 伽 (ka) meaning "temple", 佳 (ka) meaning "beautiful, good", 加 (ka) meaning "add, addition, increase", 可 (ka) meaning "passable", 夏 (ka) meaning "summer", 果 (ka) meaning "pieces of fruit", 歌 (ka) meaning "song, poem", 花 (ka) or 華 (ka) both meaning "flower", 海 (ka) meaning "sea, ocean", 刈 (kari) meaning "reap, cut (grass or other plants), prune", 香 (ka) meaning "fragrance" or 風 (ka) meaning "wind", 里 (ri) meaning "village", 利 (ri) meaning "profit, benefit", 梨 (ri) meaning "pear", 理 (ri) meaning "reason, logic", 麗 (ri) meaning "lovely, beautiful", 璃 (ri) meaning "glassy" or 李 (ri) meaning "plum" combined with 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 南 (na) meaning "south", 名 (na) meaning "name" or 那 (na) meaning "what"... [more]
KARNAIM m & f Biblical
Genesis 14:5, also Greek Karnain. A place near the Dead Sea.
KATSUMI m & f Japanese
This name combines 勝 (shou, ka.tsu, katsu, -ga.chi, sugu.reru, masa.ru) meaning "excel, prevail, victory, win" or 克 (koku, ka.tsu) meaning "kindly, overcome, skillfully" with 美 (bi, mi, utsuku.shii) meaning "beautiful, beauty," 実 (shitsu, jitsu, makotoni, mi, michi.ru, mino, mino.ru) meaning "reality, truth," 巳 (shi, mi) meaning "sign of the snake/serpent (6th sign of the Chinese zodiac)," 己 (ki, ko, onore, tsuchinoto, na, mi) meaning "self, serpent, snake" or 海 (kai, umi, mi) meaning "ocean, sea." It can also be used as 加津美, 佳津美 or かつ美 with 加 (ka, kuwa.eru, kuwa.waru) meaning "add(ition), Canada, include, increase, join," 佳 (ka, kei) meaning "beautiful, excellent, good, pleasing, skilled," 津 (shin, tsu, zu) meaning "ferry, harbour, haven, port" and the two phonetic characters making up Katsu (かつ).... [more]
KEALIʻIʻAUKAI m & f Hawaiian
Hawaiian unisex name meaning "The sea-faring chief".
KEALI'I O'KA'EHUKAI f Hawaiian
Means "ruler of the ocean sprays" in Hawaiian.
KEKAI m Hawaiian
Means "the sea," from definite article ke and kai meaning "sea, sea water."
KIHIRO m & f Japanese
From Japanese 喜 (ki) meaning "rejoice" or 希 (ki) meaning "hope" combined with 広 (hiro) meaning "vast, wide", 洋 (hiro) meaning "ocean" or 虹 (hiro) meaning "rainbow". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KIMI f & m Japanese
From 君/公 (kimi), originally referring to a monarch or ruler. It can be written with 2 kanji, a ki kanji, like 喜 meaning "delight, pleasure," 季 meaning "season," 紀 meaning "account, chronicle" or 希 meaning "rare", combined with a mi kanji, such as 美 meaning "beauty" or 海 meaning "sea, ocean."
KIMIHIRO m Japanese
"Benevolence" "Ocean"
K'INOΚ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning 'a mush of snow in the sea', 'ice sludge'.
KINVARA f English (British, Rare)
Apparently from an Irish place name, which meant "head of the sea" in Gaelic. Lady Kinvara Balfour (1975-) is an English playwright and novelist.
KION m Russian (Archaic)
Variant or short form of OKEAN, which is the Russian form of OKEANOS.... [more]
KIONI m Georgian (Archaic)
Variant or short form of OKEANOSI, which is the Georgian form of OKEANOS.... [more]
KONAMI f Japanese
From Japanese 湖 (ko) meaning "lake", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 南 (na) meaning "south", 波 (na) meaning "wave" combined with 美 (mi) meaning "beautiful", 実 (mi) meaning "fruit, good result, truth", 海 (mi) meaning "sea, ocean" or 波 (nami) meaning "wave"... [more]
KONOA f Japanese
From Japanese 心 (kono) meaning "heart, mind, soul" combined with 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection", 杏 (a) meaning "apricot" or 海 (a) meaning "sea, ocean". Other kanji combinations are possible.
KURUMI f Japanese
This name can be used as 胡桃 which means "walnut." The kanji used are 胡 (u, ko, go, nanzo, ebisu, kuru) meaning "foreign, vague" and 桃 (tou, momo, mi, mono) meaning "peach."... [more]
KYMO f Greek Mythology
A Nereid named the "wave" or the "end of waves" wh,o with her sisters Amphitrite and Kymodoke, had the power to still the winds and calm the sea. (Hesiod, Apollodorus)
KYMOPOLEIA f Greek Mythology
Kymopoleia, goddess of heavy seas and storms, was a daughter of sea god Poseidon and the wife of Briareus one of the three Hundred-Handlers. Her only known mention occurs in the Hesiodic Theogony.
KYNARETH f Popular Culture
This is the name of a goddess of nature, rain, air and the heavens in the 'Elder Scrolls' game series. She is a variant of another in-game goddess, KYNE... [more]
KYTHEREIA f Greek Mythology
Means "woman from Kythera", an epithet of the Greek goddess APHRODITE given because Kythera was the island to which she first arrived after rising from the foam of the sea (compare CYNTHIA, Delia).... [more]
LAFCADIO m English (Anglicized)
An anglicized form of Lefkada (Λευκάδα), the Greek island in the Ionian Sea on the west coast of Greece. ... [more]
LAMINA f Basque Mythology
Derived from Basque lamia "(a sort of) nymph".... [more]
LANIAKEA f & m Hawaiian, Astronomy
The name Laniakea means "immeasurable heaven" in Hawaiian, from "lani" for 'heaven' and "akea" for 'spacious' or 'immeasurable'. Laniakea is the galaxy supercluster that is home to the Milky Way, the Solar System and Earth... [more]
LARIMAR f Spanish (Caribbean)
From the name for a rare turquoise-blue variety of pectolite mineral, discovered around 1916 in the Dominican Republic. The Dominican who discovered the stone named it after his daughter Larissa, and the word mar, the Spanish word for sea.
LEIHANA f Micronesian
The name Leihana is unknown where it originated, but has been used in many islands in the Pacific Ocean, especially in Micronesia. The first recorded use of the name Leihana was for the name of Princess Leihana of an unamed island in the Pacific... [more]
LESBIA f Literature, Spanish (Latin American)
Means "woman from Lesbos" in Latin, Lesbos being a Greek island in the northeastern Aegean Sea which was home to a circle of young girl lovers including SAPPHO... [more]
LEUCE f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of LEUKE. In Greek mythology, Leuce is the name of a daughter of OCEANUS, who was the most beautiful of all the nymphs.
LEUCOTHEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Λευκοθέα (Leukothea) meaning "white goddess", derived from λευκός (leukos) "bright, clear, white" and θεός (theos) "god"... [more]
LEUKE f Greek Mythology
Feminine form of LEUKOS. In Greek mythology, Leuke is the name of a daughter of OCEANUS, who was the most beautiful of all the nymphs.
LEVIATHAN m American, Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend
Derived from Hebrew liwyatan meaning "twisted, coiled." This is the name of a sea monster mentioned in the Bible.
LEWATLE m Sotho
Means "ocean" in Sotho.
LIARA f Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of LLYR, meaning "the sea".
LILLIANDIL f Popular Culture
Coined by Douglas Gresham for a character in the 2010 film version of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, which he produced. In the Chronicles of Narnia books by C.S. Lewis (Gresham's stepfather), the character is unnamed, known only as Ramandu's daughter... [more]
LINDSEA f English (Rare)
Variant of LINDSAY (the spelling perhaps influenced by that of the word sea).
LINNHE f Scottish (Modern, Rare), American (Modern, Rare)
From the name of a sea loch in Scotland, which was originally an English corruption of Gaelic linne meaning "pool" (making it a cognate of LYNN).
LIUYANG m & f Chinese
From Chinese 刘 (liú) meaning "kill, destroy" combined with 洋 (yáng) meaning "ocean"... [more]
LIYAM m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the name LI (2) means "to me" / "mine" with the name YAM means "sea" in Hebrew.
LUNAMARIA f Popular Culture
Used for a character in the Japanese anime metaseries 'Mobile Suit Gundam SEED', first released in 2002. It was probably inspired by the similar-sounding phrase lunar maria "broad, dark areas of the moon" (Latin: Maria Lunae), ultimately from Latin luna "moon" (compare LUNA "goddess of the moon") and mare "sea" (plural maria; "applied to lunar features by Galileo and used thus in 17th-century Latin works... [more]
LWANDLE f & m Tsonga, Zulu
Means "ocean" in Zulu and Tsonga.
LYCORIAS f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Λυκωριάς (Lykorias). In Greek myth this was the name of a sea-nymph, daughter of NEREUS and DORIS.
LYRIS f English (Modern, Rare)
Lyris is occasionally listed among the Oceanids of Greek mythology. As such, the name first appears in Hyginus's Fabulae.... [more]
LYSIPPE f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Means "she who lets loose the horses" in Greek from the elements λυσις (lysis) "a release, loosening" and ‘ιππος (hippos) "horse". In Greek myth, this was the name of an Amazon queen who lived not long before the Trojan War... [more]
MA'ANUTAI m Polynesian
Means "floating sea" in Bellonese.
MADIAN m Muslim (Arabized, Rare)
Madian is a geographical place mentioned in the Torah and Quran. William G. Dever states that biblical Madian was in the "northwest Arabian Peninsula, on the east shore of the Gulf of Aqaba on the Red Sea", an area which he notes was "never extensively settled until the 8th–7th century B.C."
MAGDALA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic), Biblical Hebrew, Literature
From the biblical, historic village on the Sea of Galilee, whose name meant "tower" in Hebrew. It is where Mary Magdalene was from.... [more]
MAIMITI f Tahitian
Means "surfer" or "coming from the sea" in Tahitian; a combination of may meaning "to come" and miti "sea".
MAIREN f Irish, Literature, Scandinavian
Combination of MAREN, which is a variant of MARGARET meaning "pearl", and MAIRENN coming from MARY and MAUREEN meaning "sea of bitterness" or "bitter".
MAKAI m Hawaiian
Makai is an adverb in the Hawaiian language using the ma directional particle + kai (ocean). It literally means "toward or by the sea; seaward". It is sometimes used as a given name, particularly within the Hawaiian Islands but is also found within the continental United States.
MANOTO m Japanese
From Japanese 海 (mano) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 人 (to) meaning "person". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MANUKA m Maori
A New Zealand name for the flowering shrub/tree whose scientific name is Leptospermum scoparium, famous for the strong honey produced from its blossoms. The tree gets its name from Maori tradition, because Manuka was the name of one of the great ocean-going canoes which brought the Maoris to New Zealand... [more]
MAR f Portuguese
Means "sea" in Portuguese.
MARBJÖRN m Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of marr "sea", "ocean", "lake" and bjǫrn "bear".
MARDÍS f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of the Old Norse name elements marr "sea, ocean; lake; horse" and dís "goddess; woman, lady; sister".
MARDǪLL f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from marr ("sea, ocean") and dallr ("luminous, shining"). In Norse mythology this is a name for FREYJA.
MAREY f Icelandic
Combination of the Old Norse name elements marr "sea, ocean; lake; horse" and ey "island; flat land along a coast" (which is also often related to the Old Norse name element auja "(gift of) luck; fortune").
MARFRÍÐUR f Icelandic
Icelandic combination of marr 'sea, ocean, lake' and fríðr 'beautiful'.
MARGEIR m Icelandic, Faroese
Combination of the Germanic elements marr "sea, ocean, lake" and geirr "spear".
MARGERÐR f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Combination of marr ("sea, lake" or "horse") and garðr ("enclosure, protection"). In Norse mythology this is the name of both a giantess and a sorceress.
MARGRÍMUR m Icelandic
Icelandic name with the combination of marr "sea, ocean, lake" and grímr "person wearing a face mask".
MARGUNN f Norwegian
Old Norse marr meaning "sea" or "horse" combined with gunnr "battle, fight". ... [more]
MARHEIÐUR f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic combination of marr "sea", "ocean", "lake" and heiðr "bright, clear".
MARIMU f Japanese
From Japanese 海 (mari) meaning "sea, ocean" combined with 夢 (mu) meaning "dream". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MARIN f & m Japanese
From Japanese 海 (marin) meaning "sea, ocean". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
MARINELL m English
A character from the English epic “The Faerie Queene” meaning "the knight of the sea"; son of a water nymph, he avoided all love because his mother had learnt that a maiden was destined to do him harm; this prophecy was fulfilled when he was stricken down in battle by Britomart, though he was not mortally wounded... [more]