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