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Beachy baby names for boys and girls

Monica Beyer is a mom of four and has been writing professionally since 2000, when her first book, Baby Talk, was published. She has one more published book under her belt and is currently a freelance writer for SheKnows, Pregnancy and B...

Baby names that belong on a beach

Are you expecting a baby? Do you love the beach, whether it be by an ocean, a lake or even a river? There is no reason these two themes can’t go hand-in-hand as you search for the perfect baby name for your little surfer boy or girl.
Baby on the beach
Ready to hit the sand and surf this summer? These baby names will get you thinking about the water and sun in no time!

Sources of inspiration

From our favorite surf rockers The Beach Boys to elements of the beachy locations themselves, there is no shortage of inspiration for beachy baby names when looking for the perfect moniker for your little one.

Beachy baby names for boys

  • Al: Al Jardine, member of The Beach Boys
  • Blondie: Blondie Chaplin, former member of The Beach Boys
  • Brian: Brian Wilson, member of The Beach Boys
  • Bruce: Bruce Johnston, member of The Beach Boys
  • Carl: Carl Wilson, former member of The Beach Boys
  • David: David Marks, member of The Beach Boys
  • Dennis: Dennis Wilson, former member of The Beach Boys
  • Dylan: This Welsh name means “son of the sea”
  • Estes: Might come from a Latin word meaning “tide”
  • Hurley: Meaning “sea tide,” this name has Irish roots
  • Irving: An Old English name, this means “sea friend”
  • Jordan: This Hebrew name means “down flowing”
  • Kai: A Hawaiian name, this means “the sea”
  • Lachlan: This Gaelic name means “from the land of lakes”
  • Lincoln: This Old English name means “lake colony”
  • Mike: Mike Love, member of The Beach Boys
  • Neptune: Roman god of the sea
  • Ricky: Ricky Fataar, former member of The Beach Boys
  • Ripley: This name has a cool beachy sound to it
  • Seton: This Old English name means “sea settlement”
  • Zale: This cool Greek name means “sea strength”

Beachy baby names for girls

  • Ceira: This is the name of a river in Portugal
  • Cordula: A Welsh name, this means “sea jewel”
  • Darya: This is a Persian word than means “the sea”
  • Dylana: This Welsh name means “born from waves”
  • Eleri: This is the name of a Welsh river
  • Halimeda: Meaning “the sea,” this name has Greek roots
  • Irvette: This Old English name means “sea friend”
  • Kailani: A Hawaiian name, this means “sea and sky”
  • Leith: A Scottish name, this means “broad river”
  • Mairin: An Irish name, this means “star of the sea”
  • Marilla: This name means “shining sea”
  • Meriel: This pretty Gaelic name means “sea nymph”
  • Nerine: A Greek name, this also means “sea nymph”
  • Neva: This is the name of a river in Russia
  • Ondine: A Latin name, this means “little wave”
  • Shaila: Meaning “river,” this name has Hindi roots
  • Ula: This Scandinavian name means “gem of the sea"
  • Vanora: Meaning “white wave,” this name has Old Welsh origins

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