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Girl Names associated with Water


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Water baby names and what they mean, for water, rain, snow, stream, with 66 results. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in the 1940s (USAGE OF 1.2%) and are somewhat less common today (USAGE 0.64%, 47% LESS), with names such as Beverly becoming less stylish. The most trendy names for newborns in this list are Amaya (#130), Lana (#360), Liana (#486), Talia (#333) and Yara (#672), while Tala (TOP 74%) and Riina (71%) are common last names. Here is the list of Water names for boys.

Water names

Abital - Eiry | Glaw - Neva | Niobe - Temperance | Thalassa - Zin

Abital - Eiry

Derived fr. Hebrew word. "Father of dew." Unusual. Compare Abital, Abeetal, Avital and common last names Afzal (TOP 17%), Asal (81%), with the -al suffix. This name is a poetic reference .. [Avital, Abeetal]

Stems fr. Latin. "Water." Not in popularity charts. .. "aqua", which is Latin for "water" .. [Aquannette, Acquanette, .. 1 more]


Stems fr. Basque, Japanese elements. "Night rain." Amaya and Amaia are unique female names, and Amaya appears commonly (UPPER 1%) as a last name. Also a place name for a .. [Amaia]


.. against the effects of strong drink .. Usage of Amethyst, Amatista, etc. as baby names in 2018 was down 3.9% compared to 2017. [Amethiste, .. 3 more]

.. be a divine drink which confers .. Amrita is rare as a girls' name. See also Aurita.

.. divinity of "the Waters", associated with .. Anahita is an infrequently used female name.


Source fr. Persian language. "Brings rain." Usage of Aria and forms is widespread among parents presently, except for the version Ara which has fallen out of style. Also nickname of Arabella. [Arria, .. 2 more]

.. Artemis into a stream to avoid .. Unusual. Arethusa is not found in the US Demographics.

Origin fr. Old Norse word. "Stream." Rather unusual as a girls' name, Beck occurs more often as a surname. Unisex name. Place name ..


Derived fr. Old English element. "Beaver stream or meadow." Beverly and variants became more trendy in 2018, gaining on average +7 rankings as girls' names with Beverly leading the rise. Originally an English place name and .. [Verlye, Verly, Lee, Bevvy, Bevverly, Bevie, Beverlye, Beverley, Beverlee, Beverle, .. 8 more]

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Water names: Amaya, Amethyst, Ara, Beverly, Brenna

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Water names: Brooke, Cameron, Carmel, Clytie


Stems fr. Gaelic element. "Little drop of water; raven or .. ." Adoption of Brynna and forms was common in 2003 and is now reduced, with Brenna becoming somewhat dated. Modern use is probably as a .. [Brynne, Brinna, .. 7 more]


Derivative of Old English, Old German elements. "Water, small stream." Brooke is the continual favorite, although Brooklyn seems to be gaining favor too. Also a surname .. [Brooky, Brook, .. 6 more]


.. possibly mean crooked stream or crooked .. Conventional, with usage of 0.122% for Cameron and variants as birth names in 2018, though lower than 0.123% the previous year. [Kamyron, Camryn, Camron, Camrin, Camren, Cami, Cameshia, Cameryn, Cameren, .. 14 more]


.. Editor Carmel Snow. Adoption of Carmalla and forms grew during 1920-1929 and is almost as widespread now, but with Carmella becoming less fashionable. [Mina, Melina, Lina, Karmen, Carmill, Carmiela, Carmesa, Carmelle, Carmella, Carmelitia, .. 35 more]

"Stream bed." Cherith, Kerrith, etc. are not often adopted as children's names. Biblical .. [Kerrith, .. 2 more]

From Sioux. "Dew." Chumani was not a Top birth name in 2018.


A water nymph in love with .. Less widespread today. Clytie was last recorded in the 1880s in the Top 2000.

Derived fr. Welsh. "Snow." Eira is not often used as a baby name. See also Eila. Modern coinage from the word eira ..

Root fr. Welsh language. "Blessed snow." Eirwen and Eirawen are not in the Top 2000. .. from eira meaning "snow" and (g) .. [Eirawen]

Root fr. Welsh element. "Snow." Rather quaint as a baby name. See also Eiryn. From eira ..

Quick Reference

Summary Index of Water names [and variants] for girls.

1. Abital - Eiry
Abital [Avital, Abeetal], Acquanetta [Aquanette, Aquannette, Acquanette], Amaya [Amaia], Amethyst [Amatista, Amethist, Amathyst, Amethiste], Amrita, Anahita, Ara [Ari, Aria, Arria], Arethusa, Beck, Beverly [Verly, Verlye, Verlie, Verlee, ..], Brenna [Brynne, Brynna, Brinna, Brenyn, ..], Brooke [Brooky, Brooks, Brooklynn, Brooklynne, ..], Cameron [Kamryn, Kamyron, Kamrynn, Kamrynne, ..], Carmel [Mina, Lita, Melita, Melina, ..], Cherith [Kerith, Kerrith, Cheryth], Chumani, Clytie, Eira, Eirwen [Eirawen], Eiry

Glaw, Gweneira [Gwyneira], Halcyone [Halcyon, Halcyona], Irvette [Irvina, Ervina, Ervette, Earvina], Jorah, Kelby [Kelbey, Kelbea, Kellbie, Kelbeigh], Kelpie, Lake [Laken, Laiken], Lana [Lanny, Lanna, Lanae, Lanette], Liana [Liann, Liane, Lianne, Lianna, ..], Lynn [Lynne, Lynna, Lynnett, Lynnelle, ..], Makara, Maxwelle, Mendota, Moana, Naida [Nyad, Nyada, Niada, Nayad, ..], Nebraska, Neiva [Neva, Nevya, Neives], Nerida, Neva [Neve, Nieves, Nevara, Nevada]

Niobe, Nixie [Neck], Noelani [Noe], Oceana [Oceania], Ondine [Undine, Ondyne, Ondina], Pacifica [Pasifica], Phoebe [Pheby, Phebe, Phoeboe, Phoebey, ..], Raina [Reina, Reyna, Reyney, Raynetta, ..], Rainbow [Rain], Rima, Rocio, Romy [Romi], Rosemary [Rozmary, Rosmarie, Rosemarie, Rosemaria, ..], Shandy [Shandie, Shandey, Shandee, Shandeigh], Spencer [Spenser], Talia [Talya, Taliah, Tahlia], Talise, Tallulah [Tula, Tally, Talula, Talulla, ..], Tally [Tallie, Talley, Tallee], Temperance

Thalassa [Talassa], Tulia [Tula, Tulya, Tulla, Tullia, ..], Undine [Undina, Undene, Undeen, Ondine], Yara [Uira, Iara], Zarya [Zaria], Zin

Usage comparison for Water names