Naming the Fishes

A Blog For Name Lovers Everywhere

Monthly Archives: April, 2013


Here comes a name with the pretty cool, and happy meaning “merry weather.” Meriwether is a surname of Old English origins that has some usage as a first name. And … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · 11 Comments


Lore is a pretty little name, mainly seen as a diminutive for names like Eleonore and Loretta. But it has more than one origin, lets see what they are: It is a diminutive of … Continue reading

April 13, 2013 · 1 Comment


Today’s name hails all the way from Hawaii, the beautiful state off the coast of the United States of America. Kekoa has a lovely meaning “the brave one.” This meaning originated … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · 5 Comments


Jerusha is a Hebrew girl’s name that means “inheritance; possession (married).” In the Old Testament Jerusha is the wife of King Uzziah of Judah, daughter of Zadok and mother of … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · 3 Comments


Idris is a name with both mythological and religious origins from two very different languages. This might be a pleasing discovery, especially for anyone who is looking for both in … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · 5 Comments


Today’s name is a pretty, little German name enjoying a nice surge of popularity… For many the main association with this name is the title character in the children’s novel … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · 4 Comments


Gawain, pronounced ga-wine/wayn, is a Welsh name with legendary roots. It is considered an anglicization of the name Gwalchgwyn meaning “white hawk.” Gavin is the modern form now. Then there is … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · 1 Comment


Today’s name is a surname typically seen as a girl name, although it could definitely be masculine too! Fallon is derived from the Irish surname O Fallamhaim, meaning “descendant of … Continue reading

April 6, 2013 · 3 Comments


Looking for a masculine French name that is different, yet easy to say and spell? Emeric might be the one for you. Lets look at its origin and meaning: Emeric … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 2 Comments


If you are looking for a name with flapper girl imagery, Della might be the one for you. And like many names from that era it is considered obscure now. … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · 2 Comments


Cai is a small name with a lot of meaning (literally!) Here are the reasons why: It could be a Frisian short form of names like Gerhard “brave”, Nikolaus “victory … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · 5 Comments


Bethari (pronounced be-TAH-ree)  is the Javanese form of Batari, which means “goddess” in Indonesian. Bethara is the masculine version meaning “god.” Though it shouldn’t be confused with Dewi, which is … Continue reading

April 2, 2013 · 3 Comments


[Note: Due to me taking the A-Z blog challenge these name posts will be quite short due to my lack of organizing and juggling other projects. I may in time come back … Continue reading

April 1, 2013 · 3 Comments