Water is everywhere. We use it for countless reasons every day. Heck, we're made of water. It is essential to life as we know it. What better way to honor our precious life-sustaining water than to choose a name inspired by it?
Plenty of parents are already fans of nature names, why not filter those down to just the water-related ones? You'll find that you have many great options to choose from.
Before we dive into the deep end, let's explore a bit of mythology. The God of the Sea is known as Poseidon in Greek mythology. One of his love interests was the Sea Goddess Amphitrite. Together they had a son named Triton who was the Messenger of the Sea. The Roman equivalent of Poseidon is Neptune, the God of Freshwater and the Sea.
Here are some of the best names inspired by water:
Bodies of water that could be used as names:
Names of falls, lakes, rivers and oceans that work as names:
Names meaning "water" or "sea", etc:
"town at the source of the river"
"settlement on the River Glyme".
"possessing drops of rain"
"valley on the river Kent"
"town on the River Kenn"
"of the sea".
"of the sea"
"sea and sun"
"star of the sea"
"remnants of a lake"
"town on a lake"
"ocean, wide expanse of water, deep sea"
"born of the sea"
"wave, sea foam"
"nymph, sea sprite"
"from a water spring"
"dew of the sea"
"wide river valley"
"town on the River Wylye"
Other relevant names:
What do you think of this list? Can you think of more that could be added? Which is your favorite?