Origin of undineGerman from Modern Latin Undina, coined by Paracelsus for a water spirit in his alchemical system from Classical Latin unda, a wave: see water
Origin of undineNew Latin undīna from Latin unda wave ; see wed-1 in Indo-European roots.
Modern Latin undina, from Latin unda (“wave").
- (rare outside fiction) A female given name.
From German Undine (“undine"), first used as a given name in the novel Undine by Friedrich de la Motte FouquÃ© and in 19th century operas based on the book.