But if you’re struggling to come up with a cool and quirky moniker, listen up – because baby names website, Nameberry has revealed that mermaid-themed names are having a huge surge in popularity.
It makes sense – after all, mermaid toys, games, clothes and accessories are everywhere at the moment.
“Mermaid names have made it big in recent years,” explained the popular parenting site.
And we’re not just talking about the name Ariel – although The Little Mermaid moniker has made the top 10.
Nameberry has revealed the likes of Coralia and Pearl are also popular choices.
We’ve rounded up some of the most famous mermaid names for your little water baby.
Would you call your child one of these?
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