100+ Mermaid Names For Little Girls

100+ Mermaid Names For Little Girls

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Being a mermaid is the dream of many young girls and even women. Many moms came of age watching Ariel wanting to become ‘Part of your World’ and has been an idol ever since. Disney’s The Little Mermaid was and still is an iconic movie.

While there is little chance of you actually living your dream, you could still use mermaids to influence your name choice for your baby girl. We have put together over 100 baby names inspired by mermaids and water.

The Little Mermaid Names

Adella – Means noble and is of German origin. One of Ariel’s sisters.

Alana – Means handsome or cheerful and is of Irish origin. One of Ariel’s sisters.

Andrina – Means manly and virile and is of Greek origin. One of Ariel’s sisters.

Aquata – Means water and is of Greek origin. One of Ariel’s sisters.

Ariel – Means lion of god and is of Hebrew origin. The name of the title character in ‘The Little Mermaid.’

Arista – Means harvest and is of Greek origin. One of Ariel’s sisters.

Attina – Means wise and is of Greek origin. One of Ariel’s sisters.

Daisy – This is a name of English origin meaning day’s eye. From ‘The Little Mermaid Adventure.’

Gabriella – A name of Italian origin meaning God is my strength. Ariel’s friend in ‘The Little Mermaid’ TV show is deaf.

Marina – Of Latin origin and means from the sea. A mermaid in ‘Adventures of The Little Mermaid.’

Melody – Means song and is of Greek origin. The name of Ariel’s daughter in ‘The Little Mermaid.’

Pearl –   Latin origin and is the name of a gem. A mermaid in ‘The Little Mermaid’ TV show.

Mermaids From Fiction

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Amaris – This is a name of Hebrew origin meaning promised by God. A mermaid from the show ‘Mako: Island of Secrets.’

Amelia – A name of Hebrew origin meaning work. A mermaid from from ‘Waverly and the Magic Seashells’ toy series.

Annette – The name of the first actress to play a mermaid on film back in 1911 was Annette Keller.

Ava – Of Latin origin and means life, bird, water, and island. A mermaid from the show ‘Mako: Island of Secrets’ and ‘H20.’

B

Beatrice – Means she who brings happiness and is of Latin origin. A mermaid from the show ‘To The Abandoned Sacred Beasts.’

Breena – Welsh origin and means hill. A mermaid from ‘Waverly and the Magic Seashells’ toy series.

Brizo – This is the name of the Greek goddess of sailors.

C

Cala – This is a name of Arabic origin meaning castle. A mermaid from the movie ‘Princess.’

Calissa – A name of Latin origin meaning fairest, most beautiful. A mermaid from ‘Barbie in a Mermaid Tale.’

Celia – Of Latin origin and means heavenly. A mermaid in the series ‘The Mermaid Tales.’

Coralina – Means coral and is of French origin. A mermaid from ‘Waverly and the Magic Seashells’ toy series.

D

Deandra – English origin and means divine. A mermaid from ‘Barbie in a Mermaid Tale.’

Deema – This is a name of Arabic origin meaning rainy cloud. A mermaid from the TV show ‘Bubble Guppies.’

Diana – A name of Latin origin meaning divine. A mermaid from the movie ‘Mermaids.’

Dominique – Of French origin and means belonging to the lord. A mermaid from the show ‘Lost Girl.’

Doris – Means gift of the ocean and is of Greek origin. A mermaid from the ‘Princess Salon’ collection.

E

Echo – Greek origin and is a name from Greek mythology. A mermaid from the ‘Rescue Sirens’ book series and the series ‘Mermaid Tales.’

J

Jewel – This is a name of English origin. A mermaid from the show ‘Mako: Island of Secrets.’

June – A name of Latin origin named after the goddess Juno. A mermaid from the movie ‘Mermaids.’

K

Kayla – Of Arabic origin and means crown. A mermaid from ‘Barbie in a Mermaid Tale.’

Kiki – Means double happiness and is of French origin. A mermaid in the series ‘Mermaid Tales.’

L

Lyla – Arabic origin and means night. A mermaid from the show ‘Mako: Island of Secrets.’

M

Madison – This is a name of English origin. A mermaid from the movie ‘Splash.’

Mara – A name of Hebrew origin meaning bitter. A mermaid from the Disney franchise ‘Fairies.’

Maya – Of Greek origin and means water. A mermaid from the show ‘Mako: Island of Secrets.’

Melusine – Is a folkloric name and is of French origin. A mermaid-like figure from European folklore and mythology.

Mirabella – Italian origin and means wonderful. A mermaid in ‘Barbie in Mermaid Tale 2.’

Miranda – This is a name of Latin origin meaning marvelous. A mermaid in the 1948 film ‘Miranda.’

Molly – A name of Hebrew origin meaning bitter. A mermaid from the TV show ‘Bubble Guppies.’

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Naia – Of Greek origin and means dolphin. A mermaid from the show ‘Mako: Island of Secrets.’

Nerissa – Means from the sea and is of Greek origin. Name of the little mermaid in the game series ‘The Wolf Among Us.’

O

Oona – Irish origin and means lamb. A mermaid from the series ‘Sofia the First.’

R

Ryn – This is a name of Welsh origin meaning ruler. A mermaid from the Tv show ‘Siren.’

S

Sirena – A name of Greek origin meaning entangler. A mermaid from the show ‘Mako: Islands of Secrets.’

Star – Of English origin. A mermaid from ‘Waverly and the Magic Seashells’ toy series.

V

Venus – Is a Roman mythology name and is of Latin origin. A mermaid from the movie ‘Mermaids.’

W

Waverly – English origin and means meadow of quivering aspens. A mermaid from ‘Waverly and the Magic Seashells’ toy series.’

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Xylie – This is a name of English origin meaning nature’s gift. A mermaid from ‘Barbie in a Mermaid Tale.’

Other Mermaid Names

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Aerwyna – This old English name means friend of the sea.

Amatheia – This Greek name means nurses of fish.

Anahita – A name of Persian origin meaning a river and water goddess.

Annamarie – Of English origin and means grace, drop of sea, bitter and beloved.

Aqua – This is the name of a color and is of English origin.

Aquarius – Latin origin and is a word often associated with mermaids.

Araxie – Taken from the Armeinian river Arax.

Asherah – Meaning she who walks the sea, this is the name of a goddess of motherhood and fertility.

Asia – This is a name of Greek origin and is a place name. In Greek mythology, this is also the name of the daughter of Oceanus and Tethys.

Asrai – In English folklore, Asrai are aquatic fairies similar to mermaids. They couldn’t survive daylight and only came to the surface once a century.

Aurai – A name of  Greek origin and means Nymphs.

Avalon – Of Celtic origin and means island of apples.

B

Bayou – Originates from the Choctaw word ‘bayuk’ and means small, slow stream.

Brooke – This is a name of Irish origin meaning small stream.

C

Cari – Of Turkish origin and means flows like water.

Calypso – Means she who hides and is of Greek origin.

Cascade – A name of French origin meaning waterfall.

Ceto – This name comes from a Greek sea-goddess who was the daughter of Gaia and Pontus.

Coralia – French origin and means coral. This is also the name of a dancing mermaid in 19th-century ballet.

D

Darya – This is a name of Russian origin meaning kingly.

Delphine – Of French origin and means dolphin.

Dione – A Greek nereid know as ‘the divine.’

Dominique – Means of God and is of French origin. This is the name of another Norfolk mermaid.

I

Ianthe – A name of Greek origin meaning purple flower.

K

Kai – This is a name of Hawaiian origin meaning sea.

Kaia – Of Scandinavian origin and means to rejoice.

Kailani – Means sea and sky and is of Hawaiian origin.

L

Lana – Irish origin and means handsome, cheerful, and afloat in calm waters.

Lola – Of Spanish origin and means lady of sorrows. This is also the name of a mermaid statue in Norfolk, Virginia.

Lorelai – This is a name of German origin and is the name of a legendary German siren often shown with a mermaid tail.

Luna – This celestial name is the connection between the moon and the sea.

M

Maj – This brief name originates in the Nordic countries and means one from the sea.

Marcelline – A name of Latin origin meaning defender of the sea.

Marin – Of Latin origin and means of the sea.

Marylee – Means drop of the sea, bitter, beloved, meadow, and is of English origin.

Melusine – French origin and is a folkloric name. This is the name of a mermaid-like figure from European folklore and mythology.

Meri – This is a name of Finnish origin meaning the sea.

Meribella – Means star of the sea and is of Latin origin.

Moana – A name of Maori origin meaning a wide expanse of water.

Muriel – This vintage-sounding name is English with Gaelic elements and means bright sea.

N

Naida – Of Greek origin and means water nymph.

Nereida – Means sea nymphs and is of Greek origin.

Nixie – German origin and means water nymph.

O

Oceane – This is a name of French origin meaning ocean.

Ondine – A name of Latin origin meaning little wave. This is also the name of a classical ballet about a mermaid.

P

Pasha – Of Greek origin and means of the ocean.

Perla – Means pearl and is of Spanish origin.

S

Sabrina – Celtic origin and is a Celtic mythology name. This is the name of the ancient Celtic river goddess.

Sereia – This is a name of Portuguese origin meaning mermaid.

U

Undine – A name of Latin origin meaning little wave. This is also the name of mythological water spirits.

Urmi – This Hindu name means wave of the sea.

Z

Zenevieva – This is a name of Celtic origin meaning white wave.

The Final Thought

That brings us to the end of our mermaid-inspired names. We hope that you have found the perfect name for your precious little girl. But if not there are plenty of other options still out there just waiting for you to discover them!

Hi, I'm Emma and I'm a mother to 5 beautiful children aged from 1 to 21 years old- life is hectic! I have learned so much along the way, not only from my own children but also through my professional life. In my positions as a Childminder and Teaching Assistant, I have studied Child Development and The Early Years Developing Practice. I wish to share all of this knowledge and help you with your own parenting journey!

Hi, I'm Emma and I'm a mother to 5 beautiful children aged from 1 to 21 years old- life is hectic! I have learned so much along the way, not only from my own children but also through my professional life. In my positions as a Childminder and Teaching Assistant, I have studied Child Development and The Early Years Developing Practice. I wish to share all of this knowledge and help you with your own parenting journey!