Ondine is a girl’s name of Latin origin. This delicate name translates to “little wave” and is an alternate spelling of undine, classified as a category of elemental water-dwelling creatures. Throughout history, writers have developed the idea of an undine into a water nymph or a mermaid, appearing in works like the novella Undine by Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué and The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen. Looking to pay tribute to your favorite underwater fairytale but want to choose something more adventurous than Ariel? Ondine may be your perfect fit. The name exudes timeless ethereal energy, as well as a chic and edgy spelling.
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