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.

Categories

legend, light, ocean, top 10 in Ireland, water
VARIANT: Neve (Irish)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nia (Welsh)