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Girl Names Inspired By The Ocean (With Matching Middle Names)

Karla Taylor is a writer who has a lot of fun with baby names.

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Inspired By The Ocean?

With the ocean covering 70% of our planet, it's understandable that we'd find a deep connection with the waters of the ocean. Some more so than with the land beneath our feet. There are many reasons you might consider choosing an ocean inspired name for your baby, your own personal connection to the ocean being one example.

Perhaps your baby will be a water sign, Cancer, Scorpio or Pisces. If the ocean is a heavy presence in your lifestyle or if you'd really like it to be then that would be reason enough to consider an ocean inspired name but do you know what else is reason enough? Simply liking the name is reason enough.

People get wrapped up in name meanings, letters, syllables, all sorts of things. Myself being one of those people.

If you're just starting the journey of finding the perfect baby name then, firstly, I'd like to start by saying I feel your excitement. Isn't it great? I suggest getting a pen and a piece of paper, better yet - a little notebook and writing down every name you like and keep adding to the same list throughout the journey.

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Instead of eliminating names in your big collection of names, use a seperate notebook or piece of paper to write down the names you are still considering and eliminate as appropriate in the second notebook. Keep the original, big collection for when your children are expecting their own children.

Let's Dive In

If you are not new to the journey, as exciting as it still may be, I imagine you'd like to dive right in so let's have a look at some ocean inspired names. Get a pen handy.

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Girl Names Inspired By The Ocean

Ocean

I thought we'd start off with the most obvious name, growing in popularity. Pairs nice with Blue ex: Ocean Blue [Surname]

Marina

Pairs well with May/Mae ex: Marina May

• Siren

Siren as in Mermaid, pairs well with Scarlett and Lyra ex: Scarlett Siren [Surname] or Lyra Siren [Surname]

• Coral

Pairs well with Rae ex: Coral Rae [Surname]

• Coraline

Pairs well with Fern, Grace and Renee.

• Pearl

Pairs well with Esmeralda ex: Esmeralda Pearl [Surname]

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More Girl Names Inspired By The Ocean (With Middle Names Too)

• Aqua

Pairs well with Bella ex: Aquabella

Misty

Pairs well with Rose ex: Misty Rose

Laguna

Pairs well with Lou or Thea ex: Thea Laguna [Surname] or Laguna Lou

Lana "calm as still waters" in Hawaiian

Pairs well with Faye

Atlanta - from the word "Atlantic"

Pairs nice with Rain ex: Atlanta Rain

• Nerida "Mermaid" in Greek

Pairs well with Bay, a water inspired name


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More Girl Names Inspired By The Ocean

• Marcelline - "defender of the sea"

Pairs well with Tiana or Brianna ex: Tiana Marcelline

• Moanna

Pairs well with Roanne ex: Moanna Roanne

Ariel

Pairs well with Alexis ex: Ariel Alexis

• Venus - She rose from the sea

Pairs well with Trixie ex: Trixie Venus

• Remora

It was once believed that Remoras could stop ships by speaking their name. Pairs well with Lily ex: Lily Remora

Coventina - "goddess of water"

Pairs well with Tallulah ex: Tallulah Coventina


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© 2020 Karla Taylor

Comments

Karla Taylor (author) from Blackpool on August 08, 2020:

Thank you for your feedback!

Umesh Chandra Bhatt from Kharghar, Navi Mumbai, India on August 07, 2020:

Nice compilation. Full of imagination. Thanks.