Given Name NIEVES

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Spanish
PRONOUNCED: NYE-bes  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "snows" in Spanish, derived from the title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de las Nieves meaning "Our Lady of the Snows".
VARIANT: Nieve
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Neus (Catalan), Nives (Croatian), Nives (Italian), Neves (Portuguese)

Categories

Marian titles, snow, weather, white
Entry updated July 2, 2017