Dog Names Meaning Water

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Introduction

Water is a powerful element, but it is also a relaxing one.  Many people identify with the water element and find peace and tranquility while listen or watching the rain or spending time at the beach.  Lakes, rivers, and streams also provide the same peaceful inspiration for many people.  Choosing a water theme as inspiration for naming their dog may remind dog owners of the calm they feel around water but also keep in mind the powerful force that water has over life.  Dogs, too, can have a powerful impact on our lives and certainly enrich the lives of their families.

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Dog Names Meaning Water Considerations

There are a few considerations to take while choosing your dog's name under the water theme.  First, many people choose to give their dog a moniker that means water because they have a water dog.  Water dogs are breeds who sport and play in the water.  There are many water dogs and even some breeds that are not so obvious.  The Poodle is one such dog who was made for the water but is often thought of as a prim and proper pooch.  However, the Poodle's name is a descriptive German word meaning puddle and refers to the Poodle's love of splashing in shallow pools of water while running through the forests in Germany.  Other, more well-known, water dogs include the Labrador Retriever, the Water Spaniel, and the Newfoundland breeds.  Of course, your dog does not have to be a water-loving pooch to enjoy a name meaning water.  Other considerations to take when giving your dog a water-inspired name are the size and color of your dog.  Some water names may correspond with your dog's coat color, like Red, Blue, or even Aqua whereas some names may inspire thoughts of grandeur or possibly smallness, like Pacifica and Brooks.  You can also consider words meaning water from other languages, like Aqua from Spanish and Laiken from Gaelic.

Male Dog Names Meaning Water

Votes Name Vote
7
River
A large flow of water
6
Reef
A ridge of coral and rock just below the surface of the water
5
Laiken
Gaelic for lake
4
Kawai
Meaning water
4
Neptune
The Roman God of the Sea
3
Splash
Making waves in the puddles is a pastime of some dogs
2
Brooks
Small flowing arteries of water
2
Zale
Meaning strength of the sea
2
Rio
Spanish for river
2
Jordan
Meaning flowing down
2
Maxwell
A great stream and the most popular male dog name
2
Morgan
Meaning a sea circle
1
Caspian
After the Caspian Sea
1
Wade
A move through shallow water
1
Ren
Meaning water lily
1
Marlin
A large saltwater fish
1
Ox
Short for an oxbow lake, which is a complete ring
0
Blue
The associated color of water
0
Red
After the Red Sea
0
Bo
Meaning wave
0
Brine
The salty foam of the sea
0
Dylan
Meaning of the sea
0
Jorah
An autumn rain
0
Marlow
Meaning drained lake
0
Ross
Another word for peninsula
0
Irving
Meaning green water
0
Dover
Another word for water
0
Calder
Meaning stream
0
Mariner
A professional of the sea
-1
Duck
Whether hunting, chasing, or barking at them, dogs love the aquatic duck

Female Dog Names Meaning Water

Votes Name Vote
5
Maya
A Hebrew work meaning brook
4
Brook
A small artery of water
4
Moana
Meaning deep ocean in Hawaiian
3
Aquarius
The Zodiac sign associated with water
3
Kai
Basque for the pier
3
Laguna
Spanish for lagoon
2
Agua
Spanish for water
2
Aqua
A blue color associated with the sea
2
Altanta
A reference to the Atlantic Ocean
2
Pacifica
A reference to the Pacific Ocean
2
Hydra
Latin for water
2
Kairi
Japanese for relating to the water
2
Misty
Fine droplets of water that hang in the air
2
Neredia
A sea nymph
2
Tulia
A heavy rain
2
Talise
Meaning lovely water
1
Ocean
A large body of salt water
1
Spring
A natural well of water
1
Cordelia
Daughter of the Sea
1
Hali
From the Greek word meaning sea salt
1
Rain
Drops of water from the sky
1
Maris
Meaning of the sea
1
Mizuko
Meaning water child
1
Nerissa
A Greek sea nymph
1
Storm
Sometimes a fierce show of water's power
1
Nixie
A sea nymph
0
Aphrodite
Meaning sea foam
-1
Anat
A water spring
-1
Darya
A variant of the Persian word for sea
-1
Indra
Possessing drops of rain

Community Dogs With Names Meaning Water

Fish's name story for Dog Names Meaning Water
Fish
Male
Airedale Terrier
Woods Hole, MA

We live near the ocean and wanted to share our lives with a puppy. We named him Fisher for the dog who loves where the Fish are important.