Names The Best Baby Names That Mean Water  

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Rivers, lakes, and oceans are often associated with feelings of relaxation and tranquility, so many parents love baby names that mean water. Given so many people are fans of swimming, sailing, or just being near a body of water, water names are common in many different cultures. Here, you'll find some great names to add to your list! 

Parents with more traditional tastes will be pleased to know plenty of veritable classics have aquatic meanings. Female names that mean water include Maya and Meredith and male names like Douglas and Irving also translate roughly to water. There are also some names that fall into the in-between category as they're familiar enough without being overused or too common. The unisex name Murphy means sea warrior, for example, and River is becoming an increasingly fashionable choice.  

However, there are plenty of unique names that mean water for those who want their child to stand out. Boys names like Kelvin and Kaito mean water as do girls names like Darya and Iara. The unisex name Tasi, which has a cute nickname feel, means sea or ocean. 

Do you have a favorite name that means water? Give the best options a thumbs up and please add any good names we may have missed.

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Brooklyn Unisex, English: A stream of water, a brook

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River Unisex, English: Word name

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Maya Female, Hebrew: Water

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Irving Male, English/Scottish: Green water

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Kai Unisex, Hawaiian: Sea, ocean 

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Mira Female, Sanskrit: Sea, ocean

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Morgan Unisex, Welsh: Sea born, sea song 

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Meri Female, Finnish: The sea

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Doug Male, Scottish: Black water

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Tasi Unisex, Chamorro: Sea, ocean

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Meredith Female, Welsh/English: Great lord, sea lord

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Murphy Unisex, Irish: Sea warrior 

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Mervyn Male, Welsh: Sea hill

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Alara Female, Turkish: Mythological Turkish water fairy 

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India Female, English: Body of trembling river water

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Alton Male, English: Town at the source of the river

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Ibai Male, Basque: River

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Maris Female, English: Of the sea

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Nerida Male, Indigenous Australian: Water lily

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Kaito Male, Japanese: Sea, ocean, soar, fly 

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Rio Male, Spanish/Portuguese: River

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Neith Female, Egyptian mythology: Water

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Conway Male, English: Holy water

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Aysu Female, Turkish: Moon, water

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Moana Female, Maori/Hawaiian: Ocean, deep sea

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Zarna Female, Indian: Small stream of water

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Kelvin Male, English: Narrow water

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Lynn Unisex, English: Lake

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Naia Female, Basque: Wave, sea foam

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Darya Female, Persian: Sea, ocean

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Iara Female, Tupi: River nymph in Brazilian legend 

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Mayim Female, Hebrew: Water

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Nahla Female, Arabic: A drink of water