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Meaning & History

Medieval Portuguese and Spanish name, possibly from Latin nonus "ninth" or nunnus "grandfather". Saint Nuno was a 14th-century Portuguese general who defeated a Castilian invasion.
Other Languages & CulturesNuño Medieval Spanish
Same SpellingNuño
User SubmissionsNúno, Nûno

Categories

medieval, Michiko to Hatchin characters, numbers, saints, top 100 Portugal, uncertain etymology
Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute