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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.NYEE-əv Irish
NYEEV Irish
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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.
VariantNeve Irish
Other Languages & CulturesNia Welsh

Categories

legend, light, mythology, ocean, sea, top 10 in Ireland, top 10 in Northern Ireland, water
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute