A Blog For Name Lovers Everywhere
The search terms can provide a lot of information.
I’m not renaming my blog, but for those who actually want to name their fish then this blog post is for you.
Alcyone | Feminine name meaning “kingfisher” in Greek (latinized). In Greek myth this name belonged to a daughter of Aeolus and the wife of Ceyx.
Fishel | Masculine name meaning “little fish” in Yiddish.
Fishke | Variant of Fishel.
Mina | Means “fish” in Sanskrit. This is the name of the daughter of the Hindu god Kubera.
Minali | Means “fish catcher” in Sanskrit.
Trafford | A surname derived from a place name meaning “fishtrap ford” in Old English.
Aeronwy | Welsh meaning “berry” and “river.”
Aysu | Derived from Turkish ay “moon” and su “water”.
Conway | Possibly means “holy water” in Welsh.
Dalit | Means “to draw water” in Hebrew.”
Damla | Means “water drop” in Turkish.
Irving | Scottish place name that means “green water.”
Mayim | Means “water” in Hebrew.
Moana | Means “wide expanse of water, sea” in Maori.
Mortimer | Means ‘still water” in Old French.
Nerida | Possibly means “water lily” in one of the Indigenous Australian Aboriginal languages.
Saraswati |Means “possessing water” in Sanskrit.
Shui | Means “water” in Mandarin Chinese
Tirta | Means “holy water” in Indonesian.
Ahti | This is the name of the Finnish god of the ocean, rivers and fishing.
Anahita | This was the name of the Persian goddess of fertility and water. It means “immaculate, underfiled.”
Anat | Anat was a goddess of fertility, hunting and war. It possibly means “water spring.”
Dagon |Dagon was the name of a Semitic god of agriculture, usually depicted with the body of a fish. It means “grain.”
Haurvatat | This was the name of a Zoroastrian goddess of health and water. The name means “health, perfection, wholeness” in Avestan.
Lorelei | This is the name of a rock headland on the Rhine River. Legends say that a maiden named the Lorelei lives on the rock and lures fishermen to their death with her song. The name means “luring rock.”
Melusine | In European folklore Melusine was a water fairy who turned into a serpent from the waist down every Saturday.
Mokosh | Mokosh was a Slavic goddess of water, fertility, and weaving. The name means “wet, moist.”
Nereus | Nereus means “water.” In Greek myth this was the name of a god of the sea, the father of the Nereids.
Okeanos |The name of the body of water thought by the ancient Greeks to surround the Earth.
Salacia | Salacia was the goddess of salt water, her name means “salt.”
Kenny | (Kenny the Shark)
Nemo | (Finding Nemo)
Sherman | (Sherman’s Lagoon)
Edward | (Big Fish)
Undine | (Undine by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué)
Norval | (The Cat In The Hat)
Flounder | (The Little Mermaid)
Charlie | (Starkist Tuna)
Otto | (A Fish Out of Water)
Blinky | (The Simpsons)
You can also draw inspiration from sailors, ships, other fictional fishy characters etc etc Its fun!