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Male Pet Fish Names
Names for aquarium pets. Names of sea gods and goddesses. Names that
mean fish, sea, ocean, seaman, water, wet, of the sea, gem of the sea, etc.
 
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  1. ACTASSI: Chamoru name meaning "share the sea."
  2. AHTO: Finnish myth name of a god of sea and fishing, known as the "wave-host." He was described as having a beard of moss. He dwelled in an underwater palace called Ahtola with his cold-hearted wife Vellamo.
  3. ANCHOVY: From the vocabulary word, itself from the Portuguese word anchova which ultimately derives from Latin apua, meaning "small fish." 
  4. ATL: Nahuatl unisex name meaning "water." 
  5. BARRACUDA: From the name of the ray-finned fish, itself an American-Spanish dialectal variant of Spanish barraco, meaning "overlapping tooth." 
  6. BO-HAI (渤海): Chinese name meaning "sea gulf" or "waves of the gulf."
  7. BRADBURN: English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements brad "broad" and burna "stream," hence "broad stream."
  8. BROOK: English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from Old English broc, meaning "brook, stream."
  9. BROOKE: Variant spelling of English unisex Brook, meaning "brook, stream."
  10. BUZIBA: African Ganda name meaning "deep water; open water."
  11. CADASSI: Chamoru name meaning "to have something of the sea."
  12. CALDER: English surname transferred to forename use, probably from the place name Calder in Cumbria, composed of the Welsh elements caled "hard; violent," and dwfr "stream, water," hence "violent water."
  13. CHOWILAWU: Native American Hopi name meaning "joined together by water."
  14. CHUBS: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) various freshwater fishes of the family Cyprinidae related to the carps and minnows; 2) any of various North American fishes; 3) short thick pieces of wood.
  15. CRUISER: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a squad car; 2) like a fast warship; 3) a cabin cruiser; 4) slang for one who travels a lot.
  16. DABULAMANZI: African Zulu name meaning "the divider of the waters."
  17. DAG: Hebrew name meaning "fish." Compare with another form of Dag.
  18. DELMAR: English name possibly derived from Spanish del mar, meaning "of the sea." Once popular among African Americans.
  19. DEWDROP: From the vocabulary word meaning " a drop of dew."
  20. DILLON: English form of Welsh Dylan, meaning "great sea."
  21. DYL: Short form of Welsh Dylan, meaning "great sea."
  22. DYLAN: Welsh name composed of the elements dy "great" and llanw "sea," hence "great sea." In mythology, this is the name of a sea god, son of Aranrhod, and twin brother to Lleu Llaw Gyffes.
  23. FISHEL (פִישֶׁעל): Yiddish name meaning "little fish."
  24. FISHKE (פִישְׁקֶע): Variant spelling of Yiddish Fishel, meaning "little fish."
  25. FLIPPER: Either from the flippered TV character, or the vocabulary word meaning 1) a limb used to swim with; 2) slang word for the hand; 3) one who flips or does somersaults.
  26. INNA (И́нна): Russian unisex name meaning "strong water." The name was originally a male name, but became somewhat popular as a religious girl's name due to the misidentification of the sex of the Russian martyr Inna, a male student of the Apostle Andrei.
  27. IRVIN: Variant spelling of English Irvine, meaning "fresh water" or "green water."
  28. IRVINE: Scottish surname transferred to English forename use, from the Celtic name of a river, composed of the Welsh elements ir/yr "fresh, green" and afon "water," hence "fresh water" or "green water."
  29. IRVING: Scottish surname transferred to English forename use, composed of the Welsh elements ir/yr "fresh, green" and afon "water," hence "fresh water" or "green water."
  30. JINHAI (海金): Chinese name meaning "golden sea."
  31. KAIMANA: Hawaiian unisex name meaning "diamond" or "sea filled with Mana."
  32. KANJA: Hindi name meaning "born in water." In mythology, this is a name belonging to Brahma.
  33. KOSUMI: Native American Miwok name meaning "fishes for salmon with spear."
  34. LEITH: Scottish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of a river of Celtic origin, meaning "flowing water."
  35. LICKETY-SPLIT: Slang term meaning "without delay; immediately; quickly; fast; speedily."
  36. LISE: Native American Miwok name meaning "salmon head rising above water." Compare with feminine Lise.
  37. MALEKO: Hawaiian form of English Mark, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  38. MARC
    1. Short form of French Marceau, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
    2. Short form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  39. MARCAS: Irish Gaelic form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  40. MARCEAU: French form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  41. MARCEL: French form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  42. MARCELI: Polish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  43. MARCELINO: Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  44. MARCELL: Hungarian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  45. MARCELLIN: French form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  46. MARCELLINO: Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  47. MARCELLINUS: Late derivative of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  48. MARCELLO: Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  49. MARCELLUS: Roman Latin name meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  50. MARCELO: Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  51. MARCELON: Diminutive form of French Marcel "defense" or "of the sea," hence "little one of the sea."
  52. MARCH: Catalan form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." Compare with other forms of March.
  53. MÁRCIO: Portuguese form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  54. MARCIO: Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  55. MARCIUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  56. MARCO: Italian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  57. MARCOS: Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  58. MARCUS: Latin name derived from the name of the Roman god of war, Mars, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel.
  59. MAREK: Czech and Polish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  60. MARIJN: Dutch unisex form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
  61. MARIK: Variant spelling of Czech/Polish Marek, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  62. MARIN: French form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
  63. MARINO: Italian form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
  64. MARINUS: Roman family name derived from the Latin word marinus, meaning "of the sea."
  65. MARIS: Myth name of an Etruscan god of agriculture whom Roman Mars was later associated with, derived from Latin maris, meaning "of the sea." Compare with feminine Maris.
  66. MÁRK: Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  67. MARK: English form of French Marc, from Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel. Compare with another form of Mark.
  68. MARKKU: Finnish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  69. MARKO
    1. Serbian and Slovene form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." Also in use by the Basques, Bulgarians, Dutch, Finnish, Germans, and Romani.
    2. Pet form of English Mark, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  70. MARKOS (Μάρκος): Greek form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel.
  71. MARKU: Romanian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  72. MÁRKUS: Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  73. MARKUS
    1. English form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
    2. German form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  74. MARROK: Possibly a French form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a knight who was also a werewolf. In Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur, "Death of Arthur," (1469-1470), there is a single line mentioning this knight; it reads as follows: "Sir Marrok the good knyghte that was betrayed with his wyf for she made hym seven yere a werwolf." 
  75. MARS: In Roman mythology, this is the name of a god of war after whom a planet and the month of March were named. Mars has no Indo-European derivation and is most likely derived from the name of the Etruscan god Maris, meaning "of the sea." Only later did he become associated with Ares, the Greek god of "war." 
  76. MARTZEL: Basque form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  77. MARZ: Basque form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  78. MARZIO: Italian form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  79. MAWRTH: Welsh form of Roman Mars, meaning "of the sea."
  80. MERIANUS: Variant form of Roman Latin Merinus, meaning "of the sea." This is the legendary name of a king of the Britons who was preceded by Clotenus.
  81. MERIKANO: Probably a Romani form of Czech/Polish Marek, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  82. MERINUS: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
  83. MERRILL: English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the feminine personal name Meriel, meaning "sea-bright."
  84. MONSOON: From the vocabulary word for the southwestern wind that brings heavy rainfall to southern Asia in the summer. The word ultimately derives from Arabic mawsim "appropriate season (for a pilgrimage)," from wasama, meaning "he marked."
  85. MORCANT: Old Celtic name, probably composed of the elements mor "sea" and cant "circle," hence "sea circle."
  86. MORGAN:  Welsh name, derived from ancient Celtic Morcant, probably meaning "sea circle." In use by the English as a unisex name.
  87. MORGEN: English variant spelling of Welsh Morgan, probably meaning "sea circle." In use by the English as a unisex name.
  88. MORIARTY: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muircheartaigh "descendant of Muircheartach," hence "skilled seaman."
  89. MORRISSEY: Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirgheasa "descendant of Muirgheas," hence "sea-taboo." 
  90. NAHUATL: Unisex name derived from the name of the Nahuatl language, meaning "four waters." 
  91. NEPTUNE: Short form of Latin Neptunus, probably meaning "moist, wet." In mythology, this is the name of a god of horses and the sea. His Greek name is Poseidon. The planet Neptune was named after him.
  92. NEPTUNUS: Latin name, probably derived from proto-Indo-European *(e)nebh-, meaning "moist, wet." In mythology, this is the name of a god of horses and the sea. His Greek name is Poseidon.
  93. NÊREUS (Νηρεύς): Greek name derived from the word neros "water," hence "wet one." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sea.
  94. NEREUS: Latin form of Greek Nêreus, meaning "wet one." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sea. 
  95. NUN: Anglicized form of Hebrew Nuwn, meaning "fish." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Joshua.
  96. NUWN (נוּן): Hebrew name meaning "fish." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Joshua.
  97. PALAEMON: Latin form of Greek Palaimon, meaning "wrestler." In mythology, this is the name of a young sea god who aided sailors in distress.
  98. PALAIMON (Πᾰλαιμον): Greek name meaning "wrestler." In mythology, this is the name of a young sea god who aided sailors in distress.
  99. PELAGIOS (Πελάγιος): Greek name derived from the word pelagos ("the sea"), meaning "of the sea."
  100. PELAGIUS: Latin form of Greek Pelagios, meaning "of the sea."
  101. PHORCYS: Latin form of Greek Phorkys, meaning "of the sea." In mythology, this is an old man ruling over the sea; later he is described as a god of the hidden dangers of the deep, a brother of Nereus, and is depicted as a kind of merman.
  102. PHORKYS (Φόρκυς): Greek name meaning "of the sea." In mythology, this is an old man ruling over the sea; later he is described as a god of the hidden dangers of the deep, a brother of Nereus, and is depicted as a kind of merman.
  103. PONCIO: Spanish form of Roman Latin Pontius, meaning "of the sea; seaman."
  104. PONS: French form of Roman Latin Pontius, meaning "of the sea; seaman."
  105. PONTIOS (Πόντιος): Greek form of Latin Pontius, meaning "of the sea; seaman." In the bible, this was the first name of the Prefect of the Roman province of Judea, Pontius Pilate.
  106. PONTIUS: Latin name meaning "of the sea; seaman." In the bible, this was the first name of the Prefect of the Roman province of Judea, Pontius Pilate.
  107. PONTOS (Πόντος): Greek name meaning "sea." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sea, the father of Nereus, Phorkys, and other sea-gods.
  108. PONTUS
    1. Latin form of Greek Pontos, meaning "sea." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the sea, the father of Nereus, Phorkys, and other sea-gods.
    2. Scandinavian form of Greek Pontios, meaning "of the sea; seaman."
  109. PONZIO: Italian form of Roman Latin Pontius, meaning "of the sea; seaman."
  110. PORTUMNUS: Variant form of Roman Portunus, meaning "of the harbor." In mythology, this is the name of a sea god equated with Greek Palaemon.

  111. PORTUNUS: Roman name meaning "of the harbor." In mythology, this is the name of a sea god equated with Greek Palaemon.

  112. POSEIDÔN (Ποσειδῶν): Greek name probably derived from pósis, meaning "lord, husband." In mythology, this is the name of a god of horses and the sea, known as the "earth-shaker." He is equated with Roman Neptune
  113. POSEIDON: Latin form of Greek Poseidôn, meaning "lord, husband." In mythology, this is the name of a god of horses and the sea, known as the "earth-shaker." He is equated with Roman Neptune
  114. PRÔTEUS (Πρωτεύς): Greek name derived from the word protos, meaning "of the first." In mythology, this is the sea god Homer called the "Old Man of the Sea." Some equate him with the Phoenician sea-god Milk-qart.
  115. PROTEUS: Latin form of Greek Prôteus, meaning "of the first." In mythology, this is the sea god Homer called the "Old Man of the Sea." Some equate him with the Phoenician sea-god Milk-qart.
  116. PUDDLES: From the vocabulary word, meaning "puddles." 
  117. SEABROOK: English surname, meaning "trickling stream." 
  118. SHARK: From the vocabulary word meaning 1) a carnivorous fish; 2) one who is ruthless, greedy and dishonest; 3) someone skilled in a particular activity.
  119. SINBAD: Variant spelling of Persian Sindbad, possibly meaning "lord of sages."
  120. SINDBAD: Original form of Persian Sinbad, legend name of a sailor who had numerous fantastic adventures, possibly derived from Sanskrit Siddhapati, meaning "lord of sages." 
  121. SNORKEL: From the vocabulary word meaning "a breathing apparatus used by skin divers."
  122. TRAFFORD: English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements træppe "fish-trap" and ford "ford," hence "fish-trap ford."
  123. TRITON (Τρίτων): Greek name derived from the word tritos, meaning "of the third." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Poseidon, a sea god and messenger of the deep.
  124. UHIN: Basque name meaning "ocean wave."
  125. VALDETE: Albanian name, possibly composed of the elements vale "wave" and deti "blue; sea," hence "sea wave." 
  126. WIPE-OUT: From the slang word meaning 1) complete destruction; 2) a fall from a surfboard.

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