[ 2 syll. o-cea(n), oc-e-an ] The baby boy name Ocean is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is OW-SHahN †. Ocean is derived from English origins. Its meaning is derived literally from the vocabulary word 'ocean'. Okeanos (Old Greek) is an old form of Ocean. In Greek mythology, Okeanos or Oceanus was a god and titan of the sea. Ocean is also known as the name given by Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker to his son. Oceana, Oceananna, Oceane, Oceania, Oceanna, Oceanne, and Oceaonna are variants of Ocean.
Ocean is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Ocean: OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"