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Boy Names associated with Water


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Water baby names and what they mean, for water, with 30 results. 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%, 72%), with names such as Moses becoming less in vogue. Brooks (#232) and Raphael (#537) are two of the more fashionable birth names in this list, while Diver (top 12%) and Dever (4%) are popular last names. Here is the list of Water names for girls.

Water names

Atwater - Mark | Moses - Wiley

Atwater - Mark

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 2015'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 2015 was 17.4% more than the previous year. See also Campian.

.. refers to the water dwelling birds. Cranford and Cranfurd were not among 2015'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 2015'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 (#1663 in current list), Ervin also exists commonly as a surname. See also Ervine. Variant of Irving ..

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

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." Unusual. Fontaine, var., similar to Faine, end with the androgynous-sounding -ne. [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 25 years ago and has become less. [Kile, Kyler, Kyrell, .. 5 more]

.. for an inland body of water. Uncommon, with usage of 0.006% for Lake and variants as baby names in 2015, higher than 0.005% the previous year. [Laike, .. 4 more]

Root fr. Old French, Old German languages. "The water; land famous." Usage of Lamar, Lemar, etc. as birth names in 2015 was up 4.3% compared to the year before. Plutocrat Lamar Hunt. [Lamarr, Lemarr, .. 2 more]

.. ! meaning that the water was two .. Marc, Marcus, Marius and Markus are generally used as forms of Mark. [Marc, Marco, Marko, Markos, Markov, .. 13 more]

Quick Reference

Summary Index of 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 [Irv, Erv, Ervin, Irven, Irvyn, Irvin, Earvin, Irvine], Kenn, Kyle [Kye, Kile, Kylan, Kiley, Kylar, Kyler, Kylen, Kyrell], Lake [Lakon, Laken, Laike, Laikin, Laiken], Lamar [Lemar, Lemarr, Lamarr, Lamarre], Mark [Marq, Marko, Markos, Markov, Markus, Marque, Marquus, Marques, ..]

Moses [Moss, Moshe, Mozes, Mosie, Moyses, Mosheh, Mosiah, ..], Nalin [Nameen], Raphael [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]

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