Browse Submitted Names

This is a list of submitted names in which the meaning contains the keywords whale or shark or fish or seal or dolphin.
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AIGA f Latvian
Latvian name of uncertain etymology.... [more]
AKOĸ f Greenlandic
Means "thighbone of a seal" or "corner of a fur/fleece" in Greenlandic.
ALDHANAB m Astronomy
This is the name of the star Gamma Gruis in the constellation Grus. The name Aldhanab comes from Al Dhanab, from the Arabic الذنب al-dhanab meaning "the tail (of the Southern Fish)".
AMATHA f Indigenous American
Means "fish" in Cherokee.
ANNA f Japanese
From Japanese 愛 (an, a) meaning "love, affection", 安 (an) meaning "relax, cheap, low, quiet, rested, contented, peaceful", 庵 (an) meaning "hermitage, retreat", 闇 (an) meaning "dark, darkness", 杏 (an) meaning "apricot", 亞 (an) meaning "rank, follow", 晏 (an) meaning "late, quiet, sets (sun)" or 栞 (an) meaning "bookmark", 夢 (n) meaning "dream" combined with 那 (na) meaning "what", 南 (na) meaning "south", 和 (na) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 杏 (na) meaning "apricot", 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 捺 (na) meaning "press, print, affix a seal, stamp", 寧 (na) meaning "rather, preferably, peaceful, quiet, tranquility", 名 (na) meaning "name", 也 (na) meaning "also", 娜 (na) meaning "graceful", 乙 (na) meaning "the latter, duplicate, strange, witty", 夏 (na) meaning "summer", 茄 (na) meaning "eggplant", 樹 (na) meaning "tree", 汀 (na) meaning "water's edge, shore, bank", 凪 (na) meaning "lull, calm", 楠 (na) meaning "camphor tree", 風 (na) meaning "wind, air, style, manner", 梨 (na) meaning "pear" or 采 (na) meaning "dice, form, appearance, take, gather, coloring"... [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]
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]
AYUKO f Japanese
From Japanese 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 阿 (a) meaning "flatter, fawn upon, corner, nook, recess", 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection", 茜 (a) meaning "madder, red dye, Turkey red", 鮎 (a) meaning "freshwater trout, smelt", 安 (a) meaning "relax, cheap, low, quiet, rested, contented, peaceful", 杏 (a) meaning "apricot", 香 (a) meaning "fragrance", 彩 (a) meaning "colour", 肖 (ayu) meaning "resemblance", 暖 (a) meaning "warmth", 天 (a) meaning "heavens, sky, imperial", 歩 (ayu) meaning "walk", 明 (a) meaning "bright, light", 有 (a) meaning "exist", 和 (a) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 亞 (a) meaning "rank, follow" or 晏 (a) meaning "late, quiet, sets (sun)", 右 (yu) meaning "right", 百 (yu) meaning "hundred", 悠 (yu) meaning "permanence, distant, long time, leisure", 有 (yu) meaning "exist", 由 (yu) meaning "reason, cause", 夕 (yu) meaning "evening", 優 (yu) meaning "tenderness, excel, surpass, actor, superiority, gentleness", 弓 (yu) meaning "archery bow", 夢 (yu) meaning "dream", 友 (yu) meaning "friend", 祐 (yu) meaning "help", 柚 (yu) meaning "citron", 宥 (yu) meaning "soothe, calm, pacify", 裕 (yu) meaning "abundant, rich", 侑 (yu) meaning "urge to eat" or 魚 (yu) meaning "fish" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child", 呼 (ko) meaning "call, call out to, invite" or 虹 (ko) meaning "rainbow"... [more]
AZU m Igbo
Means "fish" in Igbo.
BINGYIN m & f Chinese
From Chinese 秉 (bǐng) meaning "grasp, hold, maintain" or 丙 (bǐng) meaning "third" combined with 印 (yìn) meaning "seal, mark, sign", 寅 (yín) meaning "to respect", or 垠 (yín) meaning "riverbank, boundary", as well as other character combinations.
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]
CHANGYIN m Chinese
From Chinese 长 (cháng) meaning "long" or 昌 (chāng) meaning "flourish, prosper, good, sunlight" combined with 银 (yín) meaning "silver, money", 印 (yìn) meaning "stamp, seal, India", or 胤 (yìn) meaning "heir, successor, descendant, offspring"... [more]
DELPHA f English, Greek
Means "dolphin" in Greek.
DELPHINUS m Astronomy
Means "dolphin" in Latin. Delphinus is a constellation of a dolphin located on the northern sky near the celestial equator.
DOLFIJN m Dutch
Dutch form of ADOLF via ADOLFINUS. However, due to the exact similarity with the Dutch word dolfijn meaning "dolphin", there are probably cases where the parents intended to name their son after the marine mammal.
FOCA m Medieval Italian
Italian form of Phokas (see PHOCAS). ... [more]
FUJIO m Japanese
From Japanese 藤 (fuji) meaning "wisteria", 二 (fu) meaning "two", 不 (fu) meaning "negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy", 富 (fu) meaning "wealth, enrich, abundant", 普 (fu) meaning "universal, wide(ly), generally", 芙 (fu) meaning "lotus, Mt Fuji", 武 (fu) meaning "warrior, military, chivalry, arms", 文 (fu) meaning "sentence", 甫 (fu) meaning "for the first time, not until" or 孚 (fu) meaning "sincere, nourish, encase", 士 (ji) meaning "gentleman, scholar, samurai", 次 (ji) meaning "next, order, sequence", 志 (ji) meaning "intention, plan, resolve, aspire, motive, hopes, shilling", 二 (ji) meaning "two", 治 (ji) meaning "reign, be at peace, calm down, subdue, quell, govt, cure, heal, rule, conserve", 仁 (ji) meaning "humanity, virtue, benevolence, charity, man, kernel", 蒔 (ji) meaning "sow (seeds)" or 滋 (ji) meaning "nourishing, more & more, be luxuriant, planting, turbidity" combined with 生 (o) meaning "raw, live", 男 (o) meaning "male", 暢 (o) meaning "stretch", 尾 (o) meaning "tail, end, counter for fish, lower slope of mountain", 夫 (o) meaning "man, husband", 雄 (o) meaning "hero, manly", 郎 (o) meaning "son", 緒 (o) meaning "thread" or 朗 (o) meaning "bright, clear"... [more]
HINAKO f Japanese
From Japanese 一 (hi) meaning "one", 光 (hi) meaning "light", 秀 (hi) meaning "excel, excellence, beauty, surpass", 雛 (hina) meaning "chick, squab, duckling, doll", 燈 (hi) meaning "lamp, light", 瞳 (hi) meaning "pupil (of eye)", 日 (hi) meaning "sun, day", 日向 (hina) meaning "sunny place", 妃 (hi) meaning "queen, princess", 披 (hi) meaning "expose, open", 比 (hi) meaning "compare, race, ratio, Philippines", 緋 (hi) meaning "scarlet, cardinal", 飛 (hi) meaning "fly, skip (pages), scatter", 柊 (hi) meaning "holly", 姫 (hi) meaning "princess", 百 (hi) meaning "hundred", 品 (hina) meaning "goods, refinement, dignity, article", 陽 (hi) meaning "light, sun, male", 陽向 (hina) meaning "toward the sun" or 鄙 (hina) meaning "lowly, the country, the countryside, be countrified", 七 (na) meaning "seven", 南 (na) meaning "south", 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 名 (na) meaning "name", 夏 (na) meaning "summer", 暖 (na) meaning "warmth", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 捺 (na) meaning "press, print, affix a seal, stamp", 陽 (na) meaning "light, sun, male", 和 (na) meaning "harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan", 凪 (na) meaning "lull, calm", 直 (na) meaning "straight" or 笑 (na) meaning "laugh" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child", 虹 (ko) meaning "rainbow", 幸 (ko) meaning "happiness" or 菊 (ko) meaning "chrysanthemum"... [more]
HOTHAM m Biblical
A biblical name meaning "seal", "signet", or "lock".... [more]
ICHIGO m & f Japanese (Modern), Popular Culture
As a masculine name, this name combines 一 (ichi, itsu, hito-, hito.tsu) meaning "one" with 吾 (go, a-, waga-, ware) meaning "I, my, one's own," 悟 (go, sato.ru) meaning "perceive, realise, understand," 護 (go, mamo.ru) meaning "safeguard, protect," 期 (ki, go) meaning "date, period, term, time" or 五 (go, itsu, itsu.tsu) meaning "five."... [more]
IGDLAOĸ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "fetus of a whale or a seal".
ISANA m & f Japanese (Rare)
From 鯨 (isana), an old name for a whale now known as kujira in Japanese, sometimes written as 勇魚 with the addition of 魚 (na) meaning "fish." Another reading for 鯨 is simply isa and it may appear to be the same element used in the verb 勇む (isamu) meaning "to be in high spirits, be lively."... [more]
ISORTAĸ f Greenlandic
Means "beluga whale calf" in Greenlandic.
JENTOFT m Norwegian (Archaic)
Derived from the Danish place name Gentofte "single farmstead at the fish lake".... [more]
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]
KOHARA f Polynesian Mythology
Kohara is the goddess of tuna, and is considered the "mother of all tuna fish". The word also means "to throw a flash of lightning, as a deity". In Māori mythology, lightning begat tuna. In that sense, Kohara can be considered the "ancestor of tuna".
K'ÛIK f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "the narrow bone in the hind flipper of a seal".
KUJIRA m & f Japanese
Kujira is a gender neutral name that means "whale",and it's also a japanese surname,that also means whale.
KUUTTI m Finnish
Means "seal pup" in Finnish.... [more]
MASIK m & f Greenlandic
From Greenlandic masik meaning "the curved cross-tree in front of the ring of a kayak" and from Greenlandic masik meaning "gills (of a fish)", depending per dialect.
MEENAXI f Indian
Hindi or Sanskrit. May mean "fish-like" or "fish eyes." Meaning is unclear.
MEMYL m Chukchi
Means "seal" in Chukchi.
NAI'A f & m Hawaiian
Means "dolphin" in Hawaiian.
NASAUSSAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "hood of a woman's furjacket" or "the bladder on the head of a hooded seal".
NATSUNO f Japanese
From Japanese 夏 (natsu) meaning "summer", 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 那 (na) meaning "what", 捺 (natsu) meaning "press, print, affix a seal, stamp", 南 (na) meaning "south", 寧 (na) meaning "rather, preferably, peaceful, quiet, tranquility", 納 (na) meaning "settlement, obtain, reap, pay, supply, store", 七 (na) meaning "seven" or 名 (na) meaning "name", 津 (tsu) meaning "haven, port, harbor, ferry", 都 (tsu) meaning "metropolis, capital, all, everything", 摘 (tsu) meaning "pinch, pick, pluck, trim, clip, summarize", 通 (tsu) meaning "traffic, pass through, avenue, commute, counter for letters, notes, documents" or 月 (tsu) meaning "moon" combined with 乃 (no), a possessive particle, 之 (no), a possessive marker, 野 (no) meaning "area, field", 信 (no) meaning "faith, truth, fidelity, trust", 音 (no) meaning "sound" or 望 (no) meaning "ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect"... [more]
NINEVEH f & m Biblical, English (Rare)
Named after the ancient city in Assyria, which is said to derive from Latin Ninive and Septuagint Greek Nineyḗ (Νινευή) under influence of Biblical Hebrew Nīnewēh (נִינְוֶה)... [more]
NOON f Arabic (Rare)
Means "sword blade", as well as "whale".
NUN m Arabic
Possibly means "great fish" in Arabic. The name of a biblical figure, the father of JOSHUA.
NYIREJ f Sudanese
Means "little fish" in Sudanese.
PANERTOĸ m Greenlandic
Means "dried meat, dried fish" in Greenlandic.
PHOKYLOS m Ancient Greek
Meaning uncertain. The available possibilities for both the first and second element of this name indicate that the meaning of this name might be either "howling seal" or "forest of Phocis". And that is with the assumption that Phokylos is an authentic Greek given name, rather than a hellenization of a foreign name.... [more]
PISCES m & f Astronomy
The name of the zodiacal constellation supposedly shaped like a pair of fish, derived from the plural form of Latin piscis meaning "fish". This is the name of the twelfth sign of the zodiac.
PLALOMA f Thai (Rare)
Means "dolphin, porpoise" in Thai.
PORPHYRION m Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek πορφυρα (porphyra) meaning "purple dye" as well as "purple-fish". Also compare the Greek noun πορφυρίς (porphyris) meaning "purple garment, purple cloak" and the Greek given name Porphyrios (see PORFIRIO)... [more]
REUNAN m Breton
Variant of RONAN. The name may also be derived from Breton reunig "seal" and thus have arisen as a direct translation of RÓNÁN.
RINJIROU m Japanese
From Japanese 林 (rin) meaning "woods" or 鱗 (rin) meaning "scale of a fish", 次 (ji) meaning "next, secondary", 治 (ji) meaning "govern, regulate, administer" or 二 (ji) meaning "two" combined with 郎 (rou) meaning "son"... [more]
SHARKIA f African American (Modern)
Most likely comes from the word "Shark" which is embelished with the suffix "ia".
SORĸAĸ f & m Greenlandic
Means "baleen, whalebone" in Greenlandic.
SPORÐI m Icelandic
Icelandic name deriving from Icelandic sporður meaning "tail of a fish or whale".... [more]
SUNA f Japanese
From Japanese 沙 (suna) or 砂 (suna) meaning "sand", 吹 (su) meaning "blow, breathe, puff, emit", 壽 (su) meaning "longevity, congratulations", 好 (su) meaning "fond, pleasing, like something", 子 (su) meaning "child", 守 (su) meaning "guard, protect, defend, obey", 寿 (su) meaning "longevity, congratulations, one's natural life", 崇 (su) meaning "adore, respect, revere, worship", 州 (su) meaning "state, province", 摩 (su) meaning "chafe, rub, polish, grind, scrape", 数 (su) meaning "number, strength, fate, law, figures", 水 (su) meaning "water", 洲 (su) meaning "continent, sandbar, island, country", 清 (su) meaning "pure, purify, cleanse, exorcise", 澄 (su) meaning "lucidity, be clear, clear, clarify, settle, strain, look grave", 瑞 (su) meaning "congratulations", 翠 (su) meaning "green", 磨 (su) meaning "grind, polish, scour, improve, brush (teeth)", 穂 (su) meaning "ear of grain" or 総 (su) meaning "general, whole, all, full, total" combined with 南 (na) meaning "south", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree", 捺 (na) meaning "press, print, affix a seal, stamp", 成 (na) meaning "turn into, become, get, grow, elapse, reach", 梛 (na), type of tall evergreen tree, 為 (na) meaning "do, change, make, benefit, welfare, be of use, reach to, try, practice, cost, serve as, good, advantage, as a result of", 鳴 (na) meaning "chirp, cry, bark, sound, ring, echo, honk", 七 (na) meaning "seven", 名 (na) meaning "name", 波 (na) meaning "waves, billows", 納 (na) meaning "settlement, obtain, reap, pay, supply, store", 莫 (na) meaning "must not, do not, be not", 菜 (na) meaning "vegetables, greens", 那 (na) meaning "what", 凪 (na) meaning "lull, calm", 楠 (na) meaning "camphor tree", 汀 (na) meaning "water's edge, shore, bank", 也 (na) meaning "also", 尚 (na) meaning "esteem, furthermore, still, yet", 水 (na) meaning "water", 夏 (na) meaning "summer", 就 (na) meaning "concerning, settle, take position, depart, study", 懷 (na) meaning "pocket, feelings, heart, yearn, miss someone, become attached to, bosom", 直 (na) meaning "straightaway, honesty, frankness, fix, repair", 稔 (na) meaning "harvest, ripen" or 愛 (na) meaning "love, affection"... [more]
TÄÑKÄBIKÄ f Bashkir
From Bashkir тәңкә (täñkä) meaning "ruble, silver coin (arc.)" or "fish scale", also the name of metal pieces of decoration sewn on women's traditional clothes or interwoven into hair, and feminine name element бикә (bikä).
TENGAUSASABE f Polynesian
Means "the hundred flying fish" in Bellonese.
TOTO f Japanese
From Japanese 魚 (toto) meaning "fish" or from Japanese 時 (to) meaning "time", 兎 (to) meaning "rabbit", 都 (to) meaning "capital (city)" or 翔 (to) meaning "soar, fly" combined with 斗 (to), which refers to a Chinese constellation, 時 (to) meaning "time" or 々, a phonetic character indicting a duplication of the beginning kanji... [more]
TURO m Finnish
Variant of TUURE or taken directly from Finnish turo meaning "structure built from tree branches in order to lure spawning fish".
YEMỌJA f African Mythology, Yoruba
Derived from the Yoruba phrase Yeye emo eja meaning "mother whose children are like fish". She is the mother goddess and patroness of birth of the Yoruba people of Nigeria, worshipped primarily by women.
ZIYU m & f Chinese
From Chinese 子 () meaning "child" or 自 (zì, zí) meaning "self, onself" combined with 毓 (yù) meaning "rear, nourish, nurture", 瑜 (yú) meaning "excellence, flawless jewel, lustre of gems", 玉 () meaning "jade, precious stone, gem", 舆 (yú, yù) meaning "cart, carriage, palanquin", 虞 () meaning "concerned, anxious", 钰 (yù) meaning "gold, jade, treasure" or 鱼 (yú) meaning "fish"... [more]