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Water names

Water baby names and what they mean, for water.

These boy names were at the top of their popularity in the year 1990 (adoption of 3.2%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.9%, 71.4%), with names such as Moses becoming less in vogue. Brooks (#245) and Raphael (#596) are two of the more fashionable birth names in this list.

Here is the list of Water names for girls.


Names may be associated with a word, eg. Raven is associated with "dark" but does not mean "dark".

Atwater - Mark

Page 1/2 of 30 Water names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Water names: Brooks, Caspian, Destin, Earvin, Ervin

Origin fr. Old English. "At the water." Atwater (top 5%), comparable to Auster (top 38%), Atter (96%), is a common -ter suffix surname. Place name. [Attwater]

.. baptized Jesus with water in the .. Baptist, Babtysta, etc. were not among 2014's Top names. [Babtysta, Baptiste, Battiste, .. 2 more]

Origin fr. Old English, Old German elements. "Water, small stream." Brooks has become increasingly popular as a birth name since 1930-1939. Director Brooks Atkinson. [Brook, .. 3 more]

.. inland body of water in the .. Usage of Caspian as a children's name in 2014 was 2.2% more than the previous year. See also Campian.

.. refers to the water dwelling birds. Cranford and Cranfurd were not among 2014's Top names. [Cranfurd]

.. Destan means "by the still waters". Destin is generally used as a version. [Destan, .. 1 more]

.. to do with water "eau", or .. Deveraux and Devereux are uncommon as given names. [Deveraux]

Root fr. Welsh language. "Water." Dover was not among 2014's Top names. See also Davar. Name of the British seaport on ..

Based on Gaelic element. "Green, fresh water." Earvin is an infrequently used men's name, existing often (upper 35%) as a surname. Variant of Irvin ..

Stems fr. Gaelic language. "Green, fresh water." A familiar boys' name (#1485 in current list), Ervin also exists commonly as a surname. See also Ervine. Variant of Irving ..

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Water names: Erving, Irving, Kenn, Kyle, Lake

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Water names: Lamar, Mark

From Old English language. "Green, fresh water." A moderately offbeat baby name, Erving occurs more commonly as a last name. Variant of Irving .. [Ervine]

.. lived only on bread and water. Fintan, Fionntan and Fiontan are not in the Top 2000. [Fionntan, .. 1 more]

From French word. "Fountain, water source." Fontaide and Fontaire are kreatif variations. [Fontana, Fonteyne, .. 2 more]

Derived fr. Welsh word. "Valley of water." Not that prominent as a children's name. From glyn dwr .. [Glendower, Glyn, Glyndwer, .. 2 more]

Based on Gaelic language. "Green, fresh water." Irvine and forms were favored by parents in the 1910s and have become less conventional, with Irving becoming less trendy. A Scottish surname probably derived from .. [Earvin, Erv, Irv, Irven, Irvyn, .. 3 more]

Source fr. Welsh. "Bright water." Somewhat unfamiliar as a baby name, Kenn occurs more often as a last name. See also Penn. Also a variant of Kenneth.

.. narrow body of water between two .. Adoption of Kye and variants was more pronounced 24 years ago and has become less. [Kile, Kyler, Kyrell, .. 5 more]

.. for an inland body of water. Laike, Laiken, Laikin and Lakon are more rarefied as variant forms of Lake. [Laike, .. 4 more]

Root fr. Old French, Old German languages. "The water; land famous." Usage of Lamar, Lemar, etc. as birth names in 2014 was down 19.8% compared to the year before. Plutocrat Lamar Hunt. [Lamarr, Lemarr, .. 2 more]

.. ! meaning that the water was two .. Adoption of Mark, Mario, etc. as boys' names in 2014 was 3.9% less than the previous year. [Marc, Marco, Marko, Markos, Markov, .. 13 more]

Quick Reference

Index of all Water names [and variants] for boys.

1. Atwater - Mark
Atwater [Attwater], Baptist [Babtysta, Baptiste, Battista, Battiste, Bautista], Brooks [Brook, Brooke, Brookes, Brookie], Caspian, Cranford [Cranfurd], Destin [Destan, Deston], Devereux [Deveraux], Dover, Earvin, Ervin, Erving [Ervine], Fintan [Fiontan, Fionntan], Fontaine [Fontana, Fontane, Fontayne, Fonteyne], Glyndwr [Glin, Glyn, Glynn, Glyndwer, Glendower], Irving b [Irv, Erv, Ervin, Irven, Irvyn, Irvin, Earvin, Irvine], Kenn, Kyle b [Kye, Kile, Kylan, Kiley, Kylar, Kyler, Kylen, Kyrell], Lake [Lakon, Laken, Laike, Laikin, Laiken], Lamar [Lemar, Lemarr, Lamarr, Lamarre], Mark b [Marq, Marko, Markos, Markov, Markus, Marque, Marquus, Marques, ..]

2. Moses - Wiley
Moses b [Moss, Moshe, Mozes, Mosie, Moyses, Mosheh, Mosiah, ..], Nalin [Nameen], Raphael b [Rafe, Rafel, Ravel, Rafello, Raffael, Raphello, Raffaello, Raphaello, ..], Ryan [Rien, Rian, Rion, Ryen, Ryon, Ryne, Ryun], Tahoe, Tahoma [Tacoma, Tekoma, Tocoma], Trent [Trenten, Trentin, Trenton], Varun [Varoun], Waterford, Wiley [Wylie, Willey]