While my little one isn’t a fan of water on her face (unless she’s splashing) she loves playing with her toys in the bathtub. And even though pool days are a thing of the past for us now, I thought it would be fun to look up some baby names inspired by water.
Aqua is a blue green color often associated with the ocean.
The dictionary defines an arroyo as “a deep gully cut by an intermittent stream.”
A bay is a body of water partially enclosed by land and that has a wide mouth leading into the sea.
Briny describes the saltiness that comes from the sea.
A brook is a creek.
The name Clifford means “lives near the ford by the cliff.”
Darya is Iranian for “sea.”
A delta is a piece of triangular shaped land that forms when a river splits before making its way into the ocean.
Douglas is Scottish for “black river.”
In Welsh mythology, Dylan was the god of the sea; the Welsh god’s name means “son of the sea.”
The dictionary defines an eddy as “a circular movement of air or water.”
The dictionary defines a fen as “low land covered entirely or partially by water.”
Ford is English for “river crossing.”
According to the dictionary a gully is a “deep ditch or channel cut in the earth by running water after a prolonged downpour.”
Kai, a unisex name, means “sea” in Hawaiian.
Kendall is a unisex name meaning “valley of the River Kent.”
A marina is an area of water (sometimes referred to as a harbor) where boats and yachts are kept.
The word marine is relative to the ocean or sea.
Marlowe means “from the hill by the lake.”
Meredith has various meanings, one of them being “seal lord,” a name with a Welsh origin.
Mira means “ocean” in Sanskrit.
Misty is a term for tiny drops of water.
Muir means “from the moor.” A moor is a wet spongy area.
Murray is Irish for “Lord of the sea.”
Nerida means “mermaid.” The origin is Greek.
Noelani is Hawaiian for “mist of heaven.”
Rain is the term used to describe drops of water falling from the sky.
A river is a stream of water.
Seaton means “town by the sea.”
Tallulah is a Choctaw name meaning “leaping water.”