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".

Categories

Marian titles, snow, weather, white
VARIANT: Nieve
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Neus (Catalan), Nives (Croatian), Nives (Italian), Neves (Portuguese)
Entry updated July 2, 2017