Given Name NUNO

GENDER: Masculine

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/CULTURES: Nuño (Medieval Spanish)
SAME SPELLING: Nuño
USER SUBMISSIONS: Núno, Nûno

Categories

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