Given Name NEMANJA
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Serbian
OTHER SCRIPTS: Немања (Serbian)
Meaning & History
Possibly from Slavic ne maniti "not deceiving". Alternatively it may mean "without possessions", derived from Serbo-Croatian nemati "have not". This was the name of a 12th-century Serbian king, and the name of the dynasty he began.
Sources and References
  • Rick Derksen, Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (2008), page 301