Given Name NIAMH

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: NYEE-əv (Irish), NYEEV (Irish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "bright" in Irish. She was the daughter of the sea god in Irish legends. She fell in love with the poet Oisín, son of Fionn.
VARIANT: Neve (Irish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nia (Welsh)

Categories

legend, light, ocean, top 10 in Ireland, water
Entry updated July 2, 2017