Sea names for baby boys, related also with wave, with 103 entries. Deep beneath the vast world of ocean waters, another universe teeming with life and gods exists. The Greeks called their sea god Triton, while the Romans had Neptune as god of their waters. Even in Asian folklore, the Chinese have had stories about dragon kings and water immortals. However, not all ‘sea’ names originate from this mysterious repository of stories. Many others are merely descriptions of people who loved the sea or who found their livelihood in seafaring, such as with the name Earendil, which means ‘child of the sea’.
Sea names are fairly popular baby names for boys. The names rose in popularity from the 1950s up to the 1990s. At the height of their usage in 1998, 1.762% of baby boys were given Sea names. There were 5 Sea names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Sea names have since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2018, 7 Sea names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.075%. Within all Sea names, the English, German, and Welsh Dylan was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #31 and a usage of 0.4432%.