It seems there is a new baby name trend on the rise.
According to baby name website Nameberry, several mermaid-themed monikers are becoming more and more popular.
And it kind of makes sense, with there being a lot of buzz about the remake of Disney's The Little Mermaid starring Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, Daveed Diggs, and Melissa McCarthy.
"Mermaid names have made it big in recent years," Nameberry suggests, with the most famous mermaid Ariel topping the list.
Take a look at some of the beautiful mermaid names – we can absolutely see why parents love them.
- Ariel – The Little Mermaid
- Ava – River goddess
- Adella – Ariels older sister
- Azalea – Mermaid statue in Norfolk, Virginia
- Brizo – Greek goddess of sailors
- Coralia - Mermaid name from an 18th-century ballet
- Delphin – Leader of the dolphins
- Galene – Calm seas
- Ianthe – Ocean nymph
- Jewel - Mermaid statue in Norfolk, Virginia
- Kai - Sea
- Marina – Of the sea
- Nerissa - Water
- Nixie – Water dwelling spirit
- Pearl – Ocean jewel
- Sirena – Spanish word for Mermaid
- Theo – Swift voyage or moving waves
- Trion – Ariel’s father
- Viviane – Lady of the lake
- Waverly - Wave