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Page 1/2. 24 Nymph names and what they mean, for nymph for baby girls, listing 1-20.
Aegina .. Mythology: the name of a nymph who was impregnated by Zeus ..
Anemone .. Greek mythology: the name of a nymph who was turned into a flower.
Arethusa .. Greek mythology: Arethusa was a nymph pursued by a river god, who was changed by Artemis into a stream to avoid a fate worse than death.
Calista .. Mythology: an Arcadian nymph who metamorphosed into a she-bear, then into the Great Bear constellation ..
Calypso .. Mythology: a demi-goddess and nymph who lived on the hidden island of Ogygia, and kept Odysseus as her prisoner and lover for seven years ..
Castalia .. Greek mythology: a nymph who was being pursued by Apollo and fell into a spring on Mount Parnassus.
Clytie .. Mythology: a water nymph in love with Apollo, god of the sun ..
Daphne .. Mythology: virtuous Daphne was a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree to protect her from Apollo ..
Echo .. Mythology: a nymph who loved Narcissus and faded away until only her voice was left behind.
Egeria Roman mythology: a wise nymph who helped one of the early kings in Rome.
Elen .. The Welsh word elen means "nymph" though this is unlikely to be the origin of the name as it is found in early Welsh texts as the equivalent of Helen, the name of the mother of Constantine, ..
Ianthe .. Mythology: a sea nymph, daughter of Oceanus ..
Ida .. Mythology: a Greek nymph who cared for the infant Zeus on Mount Ida.
Lynette .. "Nymph." ..
Maia .. Greek mythology: Maia was a beautiful nymph and the mother of Hermes, the messenger god ..
Meriel .. "Sea nymph." Originally from Normandy and Brittany in France since the 16th century, with the meaning "sea nymph" from "mer" (French for the sea) and "eriel" (Breton for nymph) ..
Naida .. "Water nymph."
Neda .. In Greek mythology, Neda was an Arcadian nymph that nutured Zeus as a child ..
Nereida .. "Sea nymph." ..
Nerine .. "Sea nymph."
Calista, Daphne, Echo, Ida, Lynette, Maia, Naida, Neda and Nereida are commonly used names, while Aegina, Anemone, Arethusa, Calypso, Castalia, Clytie, Egeria, Elen, Ianthe, Meriel and Nerine are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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