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GenderMasculine
UsageWelsh

Meaning & History

Welsh name, originally spelled Neirin, which possibly means "noble". This was the name of a 6th-century Welsh poet.
VariantsAneurin, Neirin
DiminutiveNye

Sources & References

  • Patrick Hanks & Flavia Hodges, A Dictionary of First Names (1990)

Categories

poets
Entry updated July 28, 2009   Contribute