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Subject: Baby Names - Male - Water
Category: Family and Home > Parenting
Asked by: chriscook-ga
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Posted: 15 Dec 2004 07:29 PST
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Question ID: 442945
I'm looking for a list of names suitable for a male child that have a
relation to water (the sea, rivers, the element, etc.). The list
should contain names from diverse origins and cultures. The more
names the better, please provide name meanings and origins where
Subject: Re: Baby Names - Male - Water
Answered By: emjay-ga on 15 Dec 2004 10:12 PST
Dear chriscook,

I used the advanced search feature at to find the
following lists of water-related male names representing a wide range
of ethnicities and traditions.

Search: names meaning/relating to "water"

AQUARIUS ? The Water Bearer/Latin/Either gender
BROOKS ? Running Water/English
DALIT ? Draw Water/Hebrew
KAELIN ? Rejoicer, Waterfall Pool/Celtic/Gaelic/Either gender
KELBY - Place by the Flowing Water/Celtic/Gaelic/Either
LINDSAY - Linden Trees Near the Water/English/Either
LINDSEY - Linden Trees Near the Water/English/Either
LYNNE - Beautiful Waterfall/English/Either
MISU - Ripples in the Water/Native American/Either
MOESHE - Drawn Out of the Water/Hebrew
MORTIMER, MORTY - Still water/French
MOSES - Drawn Out of the Water/Greek
MOSS - From the Water/All Nationalities
NEN - Ancient Waters/Arabic
QING YUAN - Deep Water, Clear Spring/Chinese/Either
ROD, RODNEY - Land Near the Water/English 
TROY - Water or Footsoldier/Celtic/Gaelic
WADE, WAYDE - Cross the Water/English 
WASHINGTON - Town near the Water/English 
WINCHELL - Drawer of Water/English 

Names relating to "sea"

BAHARI - Sea Man/African  
BIEN - Ocean, sea/Vietnamese  
ERVIN - Friend of the Sea/Hungarian  
MARV - Friend of the Sea/American  
MARVIN - Friend of the Sea/English  
MERLIN - By the Sea/English  
MERRIC(K) - Ruler of the sea/Celtic/Gaelic  
MERV, MERVIN, MERVYN - Loves the Sea/Celtic/Gaelic  
VARUN - Lord of the Sea/Hindi 

Names relating to "river"

CHILL, CHILTON - A Town By the River/English  
DOUGLAS - Flowing from the dark river/Celtic/Gaelic  
FORD - River crossing/English  
JOHNAVON - River Consecrated to God/American  
KELVIN - A river of Scotland/Celtic/Gaelic  
ORRIN ? River/English  
RIO ? River/Spanish  
ROMNEY - Winding River/Welsh  

Names relating to "ocean"

ARNAV ? Ocean/Hindi  

Names relating to "brook"

BECK - The Brook/English/Scandinavian  
JAFARU - Brook, Creek/African  
WESTBROOK - Brook on the west side/English  
YUVAL ? Brook/Hebrew 

I found these additional names using the baby name finder at

Musa ? Arabic/form of Moses/drawn from the water
Wyatt ? French/Water
Afton ? Celtic/From the Afton River
Andreus - Greek/Son of river Peneius
Clyde - Scottish/from the river name, one who washes
Deverell ? English/from a surname, upland river 
Eaton - English/Riverside village
Redford ? English/from the red river crossing
Severin ? English/river in England
Dylan ? Welsh/a legendary sea-hero
Kai- Hawaiian/sea
Lamar ? Latin/Of The Sea 
Latimer - Anglo-Saxon/Near the Sea
Morven ? English/child of the sea
Murdoch ? Scottish/sea protector 
Murphey, Murphy ? Irish/sea warrior 
Murray ? Celtic/seaman
Zared ? Hebrew/brook

You may also wish to try the search features at these two sites:

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I hope this has given you some food for thought ? if you need further
assistance, please let me know!

Subject: Re: Baby Names - Male - Water
From: yasmenayasmena-ga on 15 Dec 2004 08:55 PST
Dear mom/dad 2b
there is many arabic names i think u might be intestred at.. will amke u a list :
1- bahar = sailor
2-bahr = sea
3-moog = waves
4-menaa = seaport
5-sayad = fish catcher

hope it helped u
Subject: Re: Baby Names - Male - Water
From: rsayad-ga on 25 Apr 2005 21:59 PDT
Just so you know, Sayad is a last name, and not only does it mean
fisher, but also hunter
Subject: Re: Baby Names - Male - Water
From: ruthie15-ga on 18 Jul 2005 14:49 PDT
sihor - hebrew - river nile
cherith - hebrew - the name of a brooke
moses - hebrew - drawn from the water

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