Marina

Used in many cultures and meaning "from the sea," so set aside a swimming lesson fund for your little water baby, because she's gonna want them. Maybe you should get a jump on things and arrange a water birth too?

Nicknames:

Mar, Mari, Rina.

Famous people named Marina:

Model Marina Nery; Marina, princess of Greece and Denmark; performance artist Marina Abramović; actress Marina Squerciati; daughter of actor Matt LeBlanc, Marina Pearl LeBlanc.

Fun fact:

The name Marina first appeared in literature in Shakespeare's play Pericles. It was the name of Pericles and Thaisa's daughter, born on a ship sailing through stormy seas, and the play says: "My gentle babe Marina - whom, for she was born at sea, I have nam'd so –"

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