They sail, they sail on the wave of trends, the first names sailors. So which one will you choose for your baby? Nérée, Nausicaa, Delphine, Nemo, Moana ...: origin, meaning, date of celebration, derivatives ... all about these names.
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NausicaaFemale name, it comes from the Greek Nausikaa, name of person, and "naus", the ship. In the Odyssey, Nausicaa, daughter of Alcinoos and Arete, rulers of the Pheacians, recovers Ulysses after his shipwreck, comforts him and gives him a boat to return to Ithaca. His birthday: no date of celebration known. Its derivative: Nausikaa.
The name Drake comes from the Germanic term "drakk" which means "serpent" or "dragon". The dragon was the figurehead of the drakkars. This name symbolizes the job of sailor. His birthday: December 6th or May 9th.
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NereusMale name is the name of one of the gods of the sea in Greek mythology. He is the father of the Nereids, nymphs symbolizing the movement of the sea. In the service of the Emperor of Rome, Saint Nérée refused with his companion Achillée to take the compulsory oath of the soldiers because of his Christian faith. He died beheaded in 304. A basilica in Rome is dedicated to these two saints His feast: May 12.
NemoMale name, it comes from the Greek "némô", which means to share or contraction of the Latin word "ne hemo" which means person, not a man. In maritime language, the Nemo point is also the name given to the point of the ocean furthest from any land surface. Why not choose Nemo, an original and recent name? It is reminiscent of Captain Nemo, commander of the famous Nautilus in Jules Verne's novel Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea and also evokes the film Disney's The World of Nemo tells the story of a charming clownfish. His birthday: no date of celebration known. Its derivative: Nemo.
MoanaMale name in Polynesia and mixed in metropolis, Moana means ocean, calm of the lagoon in Polynesian and child in Maori. It's a pretty name, still rare, but it's been growing slowly since about fifteen years. His birthday: no date of celebration known. Why not with Ocean (e) on February 7th? St. Ocean was a Roman converted to Christianity and martyred in 320 in Lydia, Turkey today.
OndineFemale first name, from the Latin unda, "wave, wave". In the German religion, the Undine was a water genie, a sort of creature close to a mermaid, who sought to attract beautiful knights, ready to risk their lives to join her. Tempted by this beautiful name? His birthday: November 10th.
MarineMale name, it comes from the Latin "marinus", maritime. San Marino was a Roman soldier who died as a martyr in the fourth century after being denounced as a Christian by one of his rivals. A name that was less successful than his female version, Marine. His birthday: March 3rd.
MarinaFemale name, from the Latin marinus, which means "marine", this name is the international declension of Marine. Santa Marina is the object of an ancient legend. Daughter of a notable of Asia Minor, she lost her mother at the age of 9 years. Mad with sorrow, his father decided to enter a convent for monks, but did not want to abandon his daughter. He had the idea of disguising her as a boy and was admitted with her. Marina spent all her life in prayer and the deception was only discovered after her death. His birthday: July 20th.
• Its derivatives: Marine, Maryne.