Undine - Meaning of Undine
[ 2 syll. un-di-ne, und-ine ] The baby girl name Undine is pronounced as ahNDIY-N †. Undine is of Latin origin, and it is used mainly in English and German. Undine's meaning is 'of the waves'. It is derived from the element unda with the meaning 'wave'. The name was coined by Paracelsus (1493-1541) as water elementals in works of alchemy. In folklore, they are known as fairy-like creatures who obtain a soul when they marry a human man, as re-told in the popular Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué novella Undine (1811).
Undine has 12 variant transcriptions that are used in English and foreign languages. English variant transcriptions include Ondina, Undeen, Undene, Undina, Undinah, Undinia, Undinya, Undyn, Undyna, Undyne, and Undynia. Ondine (French) is a variant transcription of Undine that is used in foreign languages.
Undine is not popular as a baby name for girls. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Undine include Undeen, Undene, Andeane, Ondene, Ondin, Ondyne, Amandine, Anthony, Antonee, Antoney, Antoni, Antonia, Antonie, Antonine, Aanandini, Amodini, Antonina, Anunciación, Indiana, and Anandamayi.
† Pronunciation for Undine: AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"