Submitted Names Starting with N

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Neymar m Brazilian
Of unknown meaning. ... [more]
Neyo f Japanese
From Japanese 禰 (ne) meaning "one's deceased father" combined with 夜 (yo) meaning "night". Other combinations of kanji characters are also possible.
Neyriane f Brazilian
Elaborated form of Neyri.
Neysa f English (Rare)
Possibly a short form of Agnes.
Neythan m English (American)
Variant of Nathan. According to the Social Security Administration, 30 boys were given the name Neythan in 2017.
Neytiri f Popular Culture
Means "she who seeks the spirits" in Na'vi, the language used in the film 'Avatar' (2009).
Neyume f Japanese
From Japanese 寧 (nei, mushi.ro) meaning "preferably, rather," 根 (kon, ne, -ne) meaning "head (pimple), radical, root," 音 (in, on, -non, oto, ne) meaning "sound, noise," 子 (shi, su, tsu, ko, -ko, ne) meaning "child, sign of the rat (1st sign of the Chinese zodiac)" and 眠 (min, nemu.i, nemu.ru, ne) meaning "die, sleep(y) and 夢 (bou, mu, kura.i, yume, yume.miru) meaning "dream, illusion, vision"
Nezabravka f Bulgarian (Rare)
Derived from Bulgarian незабравка "forget-me-not".
Nezahualcoyotl m Nahuatl
Etymology uncertain, although it may mean "fasting coyote".
Nezahualpilli m Nahuatl, Aztec
Form Nahuatl nezahualli, a fasting collar made out of bands of paper twisted together + pilli "child"... [more]
Nezamysl m Czech
Czech form of the Polish name Niezamysł.
Nezaqete f Albanian
Etymology uncertain.
Nezha f Arabic (Maghrebi)
From Arabic نزاهة (nazaha) meaning "integrity, honesty, virtuousness" (chiefly Moroccan).
Nežica f Slovene
Diminutive of Neža, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
Nezig f Breton
Diminutive of Alanez and Oanez (the latter via Oanezig).
Nežika f Slovene
Diminutive of Neža, used as a given name in its own right.
Nezira f Bosnian
Feminine form of Nezir.
Nežka f Slovene
Diminutive of Neža.
Nezuko f Japanese
Nezuko means Ancestral shrine or One father's tome zu means bean in Japanese And ko means child ... [more]
Nezumi m & f Japanese
means: "Rat" in japanese; stands for "Mouse", too.
Nezuo m Japanese
The male name for Nezuko means pretty boy
N'famory m Western African
Possibly a variant of N'famara. This name is primarily used in Guinea.
Nga f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 娥 (nga) meaning "beautiful, good".
Ngà f Vietnamese
Means "ivory" in Vietnamese.
Ngâ f Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka Chinese form of Ya.
Ngaanga f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Ngânga.
Ngabril m Albanian
Albanian form of Gabriel or Jibril.
Ngadhënjim m Albanian
Means "great victory, triumph" in Albanian.
Ngadhënjime f Albanian
From ngadhënjim meaning "great victory".
Ngahere m Maori
Means "forest" in Maori.
Ngakan m Balinese
Short form of the Balinese title pungakan, which was traditionally given to males belonging to the Wesya caste.
Ngakau f Maori
Means "heart" in Maori.
Ngakha m & f Manipuri
Means "long lasting" in Meitei.
Ngale f Chewa
Means "jewel" in Chewa.
Ngalula m & f Luba
Variant of Tshiandanda.
Ngāmetua f & m Cook Islands Maori
Derived from the archaic plural article ngā and Metua.
Ngamia m Swahili
Means "camel" in Swahili.
Ngân f & m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 銀 (ngân) meaning "silver".
Ngan m & f Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka Chinese form of Yan.
Nganba m Manipuri
Means "lighting up" in Meitei.
Nganbi f Manipuri
Means "shining daughter" in Meitei.
Ngânga f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name, onomatopoetic for baby bawling.
Nganthoilembi f Manipuri
Means "shining, gentle victory" in Meitei.
Ngao f Mwanga
A lioness
Ngātamaʻine f Cook Islands Maori
Derived from the archaic plural article ngā and tamaʻine meaning "girl, daughter, young woman."
Ngātokorua m & f Cook Islands Maori
Derived from the archaic plural article ngā and tokorua meaning "partner, companion."
Ngâu f Vietnamese
Means "aglaia" or "seventh lunar month" in Vietnamese.
Ngawaiata f Maori
Means "psalms" in Maoritanga.
Ngazellim m Albanian
Means "feeling of great joy" in Albanian.
Ngazëllime f Albanian
From the Albanian ngazëllim meaning "jubilation".
Ngcali m African
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Ngcondebuku m & f Xhosa (Modern)
Ngconde comes from the Xhosa clan names of Amakwayi. Amakwayi ,Ongconde, o Togu o Tshiwo.Buku is the surname of Michael who belong to Amakwayi o Ngcondentshaba From Kingwilliamstown, Eastern Cape,South Africa.His home village is Ndevana near Zwelitsha,Phakamisa and Ilitha Township.
Ngée f Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien Chinese form of Ya.
Ngemong-ulun m & f Kelabit
Means "gathering life together" in Kelabit.
Ngeni m Swahili
Means "stranger" in Swahili.
Ngeshtin-ana f Near Eastern Mythology
In Sumerian mythology she is a minor goddess of wine and colde seasons known as the 'heavenly grape-vine', who is also considered a divine poet and interpreter of dreams. She is the daughter of Enki and Ninhursag, sister of Dumuzid, and consort of Ningisida.
Nget m & f Burmese
Means "bird" in Burmese.
Nghaminyigwe m Kaguru
Means "he who is unknown" in Chikaguru.
Nghenakwe m Kaguru
Means "one who sees on his own" Chikaguru.
Nghezimani m Tsonga
Means "be whiter, be clean" in Xitsonga.
Nghĩa m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 義 (nghĩa) meaning "meaning, sense" or "morality, duty".
Nghia m & f Vietnamese
Variant of Nghĩa.
Ngi m & f Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka Chinese form of Yi.
Ngia f Chinese (Teochew)
Teochew Chinese form of Ya.
Ngiêm m Vietnamese
Means "serious" in Vietnamese.
Ngiên m & f Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka Chinese form of Yuán.
Ngigi m Kikuyu
Means one born in the season of the locust or one of the locust ageset.In some communities for the last 'i' they put an 'e' but that does not change the meaning nor the pronounciation
Ngìm m & f Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka Chinese form of Yin.
Ngimat-ulun m Kelabit
Means "holding on to life" in Kelabit.
Ngiralmau m Polynesian
Means "deep part of a lagoon" in Palauan.
Ngo f Chinese (Teochew)
Teochew Chinese form of E.
Ngọ m & f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 午 (ngọ) referring to the seventh Earthly Branch (11 AM to 1 PM), which is itself associated with the horse of the Chinese zodiac.
Ngoan m & f Vietnamese
Means "good, well-behaved, submissive" in Vietnamese.
Ngoc f & m Vietnamese
Variant of Ngọc used outside of Vietnam
Ngodup m & f Tibetan
Meaning unknown.
Ngoebi m & f Ijaw
Means "money is good" in Ijaw.
Ngohide f Western African
my mother has returned. usually given to the first daughter born after the death of a mother
Ngoia f Indigenous Australian, Warlpiri
Of Australian Aboriginal origin (Warlpiri, to be precise), the meaning of this name is not yet known to me at the moment. A known bearer of this name is Ngoia Pollard Napaltjarri (b. circa 1948), an Australian Aboriginal painter.
N'golo m Manding
This name means "I've largely procreated" (said by the newborn's father) in Bambara. It is traditionally given to the third-born son. ... [more]
Ngondala f Kongo
Feminine form of Ngonda.
Ngondu m & f Luba
Means "moon" in Luba-Kasai.
Ngoni m Shona
Ngoni means "Mercy or kindness".
Ngonidzashe f Shona
Means "God's mercy" in Shona.
Ngor m Dinka
Means "male child in a pair of twins" in Dinka.
Ngozichukwu f Western African, Igbo
Means "God's blessing", derived from Igbo ngozi "blessing" and Chukwu "God".
Nguakiupua m & f Polynesian
Means "a few piles of betel nuts" in Bellonese.
Ngṳè f & m Chinese (Min Bei)
Min Bei form of Yue.
Nguluwe m Nsenga
Meaning warthog. This is the clan name. Daughters of Nguluwe are called Daka or Mbewe
Ngun f Chin
Means "silver" or "precious wealth" in Chin.
Nguŏk f & m Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong form of Yue.
Ngurah m Balinese
From a title that originated from marriages between an aristocratic and non-aristocratic family, used as an indication of authority. This name is traditionally given to the second-born child.
Nguvayake f Shona
Means "in God's time" in Shona.
Nguyen m Vietnamese (Expatriate)
Variant of Nguyên used outside of Vietnam among people of Vietnamese descent.
Nguyêt f & m Vietnamese
Variant of Nguyệt.
Nguyet f & m Vietnamese (Anglicized, Expatriate)
Variant of Nguyệt used outside of Vietnam.
Ngwarai m Shona
Ngwarai means "Be diligent, wisen up, be on guard".
Ngwe m & f Burmese
Means "silver" or "money" in Burmese.
Ngweji m Luba
Means "warrior; powerful man" in Luba-Kasai.
Nhạc m & f Vietnamese
Means "music" in Vietnamese.
Nhalahla f Zulu
Means "luck" in Zulu.
Nhamo f & m African
Means "Disaster" in Shona. It is the title character in A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer.
Nhân m & f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 仁 (nhân) meaning "benevolence, mercy".
Nháng f & m Vietnamese
Means "glossy, shiny" in Vietnamese.
Nhật m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 日 (nhật) meaning "sun, day".
Nhất m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 一 (nhất) meaning "one, first".
Nheengatu m Tupi
Popular name in ancient Guarani nations, it is now the name of a dialect of Guarani, and popular name for males of Tupi descent in Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Bolivia, Argentina and common among males of Tupi descent in Uruguay.
Nheke f Mozambique (Rare)
It means 'large African mother'.
Nhi f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 兒 (nhi) meaning "child".
Nhị m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 二 (nhị) meaning "two".
Nhia m Hmong
Means "Money, silver" in Hmong.
Nhiên m & f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 然 (nhiên) meaning "certainly, correct".
Nhiriri f Shona
Means "wild cat" in Shona.
Nhlakanipho f Zulu
From Zulu inhlakanipho meaning "wisdom".
Nhlonipho m Ndebele
Means "respect" in Ndebele.
Nhẫn f & m Vietnamese
Means "patient" in Vietnamese.
Nhor f & m Maguindanao
Maguindanao form of Nur.
Nhora f Maguindanao
Maguindanao form of Nura.
Nhoro m Shona
Means "antelope" in Shona.
Như f & m Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 如 (như) meaning "like, as" or 茹 (như) meaning "roots, vegetables".
Nhur f & m Filipino, Tausug
Tausug form of Nur.
Ni f Chinese
From Chinese 倪 (ní) meaning "origin, beginning", "weak, small", or "bound, limit" or 妮 (nī) meaning "servant girl", as well as other character combinations.
Ni f & m Burmese
Means "red" in Burmese.
Nia f & m Japanese
From Japanese 仁 (ni) meaning "benevolence" combined with 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection". Other kanji combinations are possible. ... [more]
Niab f Irish Mythology
An older form of Niamh.
Niabai m Romani
Romani corruption of Nearboy.
Niabi f American (Modern, Rare)
Meaning unknown.
Niadh m Ancient Irish
Means "champion"
Niah f English (Rare)
Variant of Nya.
Niaĸoĸ m & f Greenlandic
Means "head" in Greenlandic.
Nialla f Irish, Scottish
Feminine form of Niall.
Niang f Chinese
Chinese name which, when written as means "lady"
Nian-nian f Chinese, Popular Culture
"streetsmart; punk; rowdy, boisterous"... [more]
Niao f Chinese
Means "bird" in Chinese.
Niaqoq m & f Greenlandic
Younger form of Niaĸoĸ.
Niara f Eastern African, Swahili
Means of high purpose
Niarzina f Near Eastern Mythology, Elamite Mythology
This was the name of a goddess in Elamite religion. It is uncertain what the meaning of her name was in the Elamite language, though the second part of her name may have been derived from Elamite sina or zini meaning "(the) lady".1 It is said that Niarzina, along with the goddesses Narundi and Shiashum, was a sister of the 'great goddess', namely Kiririsha2... [more]
Niaz m Georgian (Rare)
Georgian form of the Persian name Niyaz. A known bearer of this name is Niaz Diasamidze (b. 1973), a member of the Georgian folk-rock band 33a.
Niaziko m Georgian (Rare)
Diminutive of Niaz.
Nib m & f Medieval English
Diminutive of Isabel or John.
Nibá m Sami
Sami form of Nicholas.
Niballo m Neapolitan
Neapolitan form of Hannibal.
Nibar f & m Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
The name Nibar is the surname Rabin, spelled backwards. Yitzhak Rabin was an Israeli politician, statesman and general... [more]
Nibban m & f Burmese
Means "heaven (Nirvana)" in Burmese.
Niben f Abenaki, Algonquian, New World Mythology
The Abenaki word for "summer." Niben was also a figure in Abenaki myth who represented the summer season.
Nibs m Popular Culture
This is the name of a Lost Boy in Peter Pan.
Nica f Swedish (Rare)
Variant of Nika.
Nica f Spanish
Diminutive of Veronica.
Nica f Sardinian
Diminutive of Annica and Giuannica.
Nica f English (Rare)
Short form of Nicole, Nicolena, or names beginning with Nic. Variant of Nikki or Nicky
Nicaea f Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikaia. Bearers of this name include the noblewomen Nicaea of Macedon (4th century BC) and Nicaea of Corinth (3rd century BC). The latter became Queen of Macedon through her second marriage, which was with Demetrius II of Macedon.... [more]
Nicaenetus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikainetos. A known bearer of this name was the Greek poet Nicaenetus of Samos (3rd century BC).
Nicaise m & f French
French masculine and feminine form of Nicasius. This name was borne by a 4th century AD saint from Rheims (France).
Nicandra f Italian
Italian feminine form of Greek Nikandros, mainly found in southern Italy.
Nicandre m French
French form of Nicander.
Nicandro m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Nicander.
Nicandru m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Nicander.
Nicanore m Italian
Italian form of Nicanor.
Nicarchus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikarchos. This name was borne by a Greek writer from the 1st century AD.
Nicarete f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Νικαρέτη (Nikarete) which was derived from Greek νικη (nike) "victory" and αρετη (arete) "virtue, excellence". This belonged to a 4th-century BC Megarian philosopher and a 5th-century AD Byzantine saint.
Nicasi m Catalan (Rare), Lengadocian, Provençal, Gascon
Catalan, Languedocian, Provençal and Gascon form of Nicasius.
Nicasias m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikasias. A known bearer of this name was the Olympic victor Nicasias of Opus, who won the stadion race at the 70th Olympiad in 500 BC.
Nicasicrates m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikasikrates. This was the name of an obscure Epicurean philosopher from the Greek island of Rhodes, who is thought to have lived in the 2nd century BC.
Nicasie f French (Archaic)
Archaic French form of Nicasia.
Nicasijn m Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic, rare Dutch form of Nicasius.
Nicasio m Italian, Spanish, Galician
Italian, Spanish and Galician form of Nicasius.
Nicasis m Medieval Dutch
Medieval Dutch form of Nicasius.
Nicasius m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Dutch (Rare), African (Rare)
Latinized form of Nikasios. This was the name of several martyrs and saints, such as Nicasius of Die (4th century AD) and Nicasius of Rheims (5th century AD).... [more]
Nicat m Azerbaijani
Derived from Arabic نجاة (najah) meaning "salvation, saving, delivery".
Nicator m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History
Latinized form of Nikator. A notable bearer of this name was Seleucus I Nicator (c. 358 BC-281 BC), one of the generals of Alexander the Great. He later founded the Seleucid Empire.
Niccola m Italian
Variant of Nicola.
Niccolo m English
Anglicized form of Niccolò.
Nicécio m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Nicetius.
Nicèfor m Catalan
Catalan form of Nicephorus (see Nikephoros).
Nicefòr m Lengadocian, Provençal
Languedocian and Provençal form of Nikephoros.
Nicefor m Polish
Polish form of Nikephoros.
Nicéforo m Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Spanish and Portuguese form of Nikephoros.
Niceforo m Italian
Italian form of Nikephoros.
Nicephorus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikephoros. This is the name of several saints.
Nicere m American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Nicere.
Nicermenic m Indigenous Tasmanian
Meaning unknown. This was the name of the father of Fanny Cochrane Smith (1834-1905), who was the last fluent speaker of a Tasmanian language.
Nicesipolis f Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikesipolis. A notable bearer of this name was Nicesipolis of Pherae (4th century BC). She was a Thessalian woman, who became a wife or concubine of king Philip II of Macedon... [more]
Nicet m French
French form of Nicetius.
Nicetas m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Niketas. This is the name of several saints.
Nicetius m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Personal name meaning "winner". With the element Nike.
Niceto m Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of Niketas. This name was borne by Niceto Alcalá-Zamora, president of Spain from 1931 to 1936.
Nicetu m Corsican (Archaic)
Corsican form of Niketas.
Nicey f English (Rare, Archaic)
18th-century variant of Nice, itself a Latinization of Greek Nike.
Nicezio m Italian
Italian form of Nicetius.
Nich m & f Khmer
Means "sure, true" or "permanent, always" in Khmer.
Nicha f Thai
Means "clean, pure" in Thai.
Nichelle f African American (Modern, Rare)
Combination of Nicole and Michelle. The actress Nichelle Nichols (famous for playing Lieutnant Uhura in Star Treck) is a bearer of the name.
Nichette f Theatre, Literature
Nichette is the name of a character in Alexandre Dumas's (fils) 1848 novel and play named "Camille" (also known as "The Lady of the Camellias"). The name Nichette was also featured in the title of a movie short from 1911 named "The Heart of Nichette"... [more]
Nichifor m Romanian
Romanian form of Nikephoros.
Nichina f Japanese
From Japanese 仁 (ni) "humaneness, benevolence, kindness", 知 (chi) meaning "to know" combined with 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Nichiren m & f Korean
literally "Sun Lotus"
Nichita m Romanian
Romanian form of Nikita.
Nicholea f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Nicole with the suffix -lea.
Nicholena f American (Rare)
Variant of Nicolena influenced by Nichole.
Nicholine f English
Feminine form of Nicholas.
Nicholson m English (American, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Nicholson.
Nicholyn f English (Modern, Rare)
Variant of Nicole with the suffix -lyn.
Nicie f English
Variant of Nicy.
Nićifor m Serbian
Serbian form of Nikephoros.
Nicippe f Ancient Greek (Latinized), Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikippe. This is the name of several characters in Greek mythology.
Nicippus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikippos. This was the name of a tyrant of Cos, who lived in the 1st century BC.
Nickay f English
Variant of Nicky.
Nickayla f English (Modern, Rare)
Allegedly a blend of Nicole and Makayla.
Nickcole f American (Modern, Rare)
Either a fancy spelling of Nicole or a contraction of Nick Cole.
Nickdale m Indian (Parsi)
Persian Origin ... [more]
Nicke m Swedish
Diminutive of Niklas and Nils (compare Nick).
Nickee f English
Diminutive of Nicole.
Nickei f English
Diminutive of Nicole.
Nickel m Medieval Dutch, Medieval German, Dutch (Rare), German (Rare), English (Rare), Hunsrik
In Germany and the Netherlands, this name is a medieval short form of respectively Nicolaus and Nicolaas. In the case of the latter, it is via the medieval short form Nicol, of which Nickel is a variant.... [more]
Nickeline f Danish (Rare)
Danish variant of Nicoline.
Nickels m North Frisian
North Frisian form of Nicolaus; see also Nickel.
Nickenzie f English (Modern, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Nickenzie.
Nickey m & f English (Rare)
Variant of Nicky.
Nicki f English
Diminutive of Nicole, as well as other names with the -nick- sound. In the case of American singer Nicki Minaj, it is the diminutive of Onika.
Nickia f African American (Rare)
African American variant of Nikia.
Nickie m & f English
Diminutive of Nicholas or Nicole.
Nickson m English
Transferred use of the surname Nickson.
Nicla f Italian
Variant of Nicoletta.
Niclaes m Medieval Dutch, Dutch (Rare)
Medieval Dutch shorter form or variant of Nicolaes. In other words, you could say that this name is basically the medieval form of the modern name Niklaas - but then via the form Niclaas.... [more]
Niclas m Welsh
Welsh variant of Nicholas.
Nic'lesse m Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Nicholas.
Niclò m Romansh
Contracted form of Niculò.
Nicnevin f Celtic Mythology, Folklore
From the Scottish surname Neachneohain meaning "daughter(s) of the divine". ... [more]
Nicochares m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikochares. This was the name of an Athenian comic poet from the 4th century BC.
Nicocles m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikokles. This name was borne by two kings from the island of Cyprus: one was a king of Paphos (4th century BC), the other was a king of Salamis (4th century BC).
Nicocrates m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nikokrates. This name was borne by an eponymous archon of Athens (4th century BC) and a tyrant of Cyrene (1st century BC).