Submitted Names Starting with N

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Ninushka f Russian
Diminutive of Nina.
Ninutsa f Georgian
Diminutive of Nino 2. A known bearer of this name is the Georgian actress Nino "Ninutsa" Maqashvili (b. 1988).
Ninyan m Irish
Variant of Ninian.
Niobé f French, Hungarian
French and Hungarian form of Niobe.
Nioma f English
Variant of Neoma.
Nion m & f English
Possibly from the Irish name of the fifth letter of the Ogham alphabet, an Early Medieval alphabet used to write the early Irish language and later the Old Irish language.
Nionne f English (Modern, Rare)
Possibly a transferred use of the surname Nionne.
Niovi f Greek
Modern transcription of Niobe.
Niphon m Thai
Means "writing, composition" in Thai.
Nípingr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Meaning unknown; possibly related to hnipinn ("drooping; downcast"). This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Nipkin m Romani
Possibly a diminutive of Nicol 1.
Nipon m Thai
Alternate transcription of Niphon.
Nipun m Hinduism
Skilled in all that he attempts
Nipuni f Sinhalese
Feminine form of Nipun.
Niquita f Portuguese
Diminutive of Nicola.
Niquito m Portuguese
Diminutive of Nicholas.
Nira f Hebrew
Feminine form of Nir.
Nira f Japanese
From Japanese 迩 (ni) meaning "near" combined with 羅 (ra) meaning "lightweight fabric or clothing; silk gauze; thin silk". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Nira f Latvian (Rare)
Of uncertain origin and meaning. While some academics consider this name a short form of names ending in -nira, others consider it a direct derivation from Latvian nira "goldeneye; grebe".
Nirad m Indian (Rare), Odia (Rare), Gujarati (Rare), Marathi (Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit नीरद (nirada) meaning "cloud".
Niraimathi f Tamil (Rare)
Means "full moon" in Tamil. From the Tamil நிறைகலை 'the full moon', from நிறை (niṟai) 'become full'.
Nirali m & f Hindi
From Hindi निराली (nirālī), meaning "unique"
Niramon f Thai
Means "pure, untarnished, bright" in Thai.
Niran m & f Thai
Means "forever, eternal" in Thai.
Niran m Hebrew
Modern variant of Nir.
Niranjana f Bengali
Niranjana - Indian word, used in religious formulas (mantra), names and Hindu mythology. It is popular in Bengal.... [more]
Nirée m French (Rare)
French form of Nireus.
Nirei f & m Japanese
From Japanese 仁 (ni) meaning "benevolence" combined with 嶺 (rei) meaning "peak; summit; ridge; top" or 礼 (rei) meaning "a bow, the gesture of bending at the waist". Other kanji combinations are possible... [more]
Nirel m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names Nir - means "plowed field" and El - means "God", the meaning is "Field of God".
Nirelle f Hebrew
Strictly feminine form of Nirel.
Nireo m Italian (Rare)
Italian form of Nireus.
Nireu m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Nireus.
Nireus m Greek Mythology
Etymology unknown.
Nirìa m Sicilian
Short form of Annirìa.
Nirit f Hebrew
Hebrew name for Ridolfia segetum, a genus of plant similar to the dill.
Nirlim f & m Dagbani
Means "kindness" in Dagbani.
Nirma f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Telugu, Tamil
MEANING - measure, value, equivalent, to build, fabricate, create,to make
Nirmatri f Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian, Hinduism, Marathi, Gujarati, Nepali, Bengali, Punjabi, Assamese
MEANING - Maker, Producer, Creator, authress
Nirnay m Nepali
Variant of Nirnaya.
Nirnaya m Nepali
Meaning "Decision".
Niron f Khmer
Means "infinite" in Khmer.
Nirṛti f Hinduism
Means "absence of". Nirṛti is the Hindu goddess of deathly hidden realms, sorrows, death and corruption and one of the dikpāla (guardians of the directions), representing the southwest.
Nirrti f Hinduism
The name of the Hindu goddess of deathly hidden realms and sorrows as well as the southwest direction. Her name is derived from nirhti meaning "absence of".
Nirut m Indian
Indian boy name meaning "God fearing"
Nirvan m Filipino, Persian
Ancient persian, comes from the name Nirvana, this presents the person who attains the state of absolute awareness and conciousness
Nirvana f & m Persian, Hindu, English (Modern, Rare)
Ancient Persian, means the state of absolute consciousness, or pure spirit.
Nirvani f Sanskrit
Derived from a Sanskrit word meaning 'Goddess of bliss'
Nirwan m Indonesian
Derived from Indonesian nirwana meaning "heaven" or "enlightenment, liberation", ultimately from Sanskrit निर्वाण (nirvana).
Nirwana f Indonesian
Means "heaven" or "enlightenment, liberation" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit निर्वाण (nirvana).
Nirwanto m Javanese
Derived from Javanese nirwana meaning "heaven" or "enlightenment, liberation", ultimately from Sanskrit निर्वाण (nirvana).
Nisa f Thai
Derived from Sanskrit निशा (nisha) meaning "night".
Nisa f Japanese
From Japanese 新 (ni) meaning "new; fresh" or 虹 (ni) meaning "rainbow" combined with 咲 (sa) meaning "blossom" or 彩 (sa) meaning "colour". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Nisá f Hungarian
Variant of Nina, meaning "grace,favour".
Nisakuj f Ubykh
Etymology uncertain, although the first element may be related to the Adyghe нысэ (nyse) meaning "sister in law".
Nisamar f Spanish (Canarian)
Possibly derived from Guanche *(a)nəssamar meaning literally "man who invites, lets someone pass or grants passage to someone; man who presents or submits something". This was listed in a baptismal register from Seville dating to the 15th century; the sex and age of the bearer were not recorded... [more]
Nîşan f Kurdish
Means "manifestation, sign" in Kurdish.
Nišan m Sorbian (Archaic)
Lower Sorbian form of Nicholas.
Nisan f Turkish
The first month name of the Babylonian calendar. It denotes the month of April in modern Turkish.
Nisan m Hebrew
Nisan is the first month in the Hebrew calendar.Probably the word "nisan" was taken from the language Akkadian,that it means blossom,because this month is in the spring season.
Nisay m Khmer
Means "gift, talent" or "determination" in Khmer.
Nischinth m Telugu, Hindi
Niscihnth mean "brave and non-worriful"
Nish'a f Selkup
Means "dogrose" in Selkup.
Nishaa f Hindi, Gujarati
Meaning "Night", or possibly from a Plant called Daruhldi.
Nishan m Arabic, Turkish
Literally means "marked man", "distictive".
Nishan m Armenian
Armenian name, means sign, mark, distingtive, notable, remarkable. One of the saints' name, Surp Nishan (means St Nishan)
Nishankul f Kazakh (Rare)
Variant transcription of Nyshangul.
Nishanth m Indian, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada
South Indian form of Nishant.
Nishantha m Sinhalese
Sinhalese form of Nishant.
Nishi f Japanese
Nishiki m & f Japanese (Rare)
This name is used as 錦 (kin, nishiki) meaning "brocade," most likely deriving from 丹 (ni) meaning "red" and 頻 (shiki) meaning "repetition."... [more]
Nishiko f Japanese
From Japanese 仁 (ni) meaning "humaneness, benevolence, kindness", 志 (shi) meaning "purpose, will, determination, aspiration, ambition" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Nishio m Japanese
From Japanese 西 (nishi) meaning "west" combined with 男 (o) meaning "male". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Nishith m Indian (Modern)
Name Nishith generally means Night, is of Indian origin, Name Nishith is a Masculine (or Boy) name. This name is shared across persons, who are either Jain or Hindu by religion. Name Nishith belongs to rashi Vrushik (Scorpio) with dominant planet Mars (Mangal).
Nishonbibi f Uzbek
Derived from nishon meaning "mark, sign" and bibi meaning "learned woman".
Nishongul f Uzbek
Derived from nishon meaning "mark, sign" and gul meaning "rose, flower".
Nishonoy f Uzbek
Derived from nishon meaning "mark, sign" and oy meaning "moon".
Nîshtîman f Kurdish
Means "nation" in Kurdish.
Nisien m Welsh Mythology
Nisien is a figure in Welsh mythology, the son of Penarddun and Euroswydd and twin brother of Efnysien.
Nisim m Hebrew
Variant of Nissim.
Nisma f Arabic
Means "breeze" in Arabic.
Nisreen f Arabic
Variant of Nasrin.
Nisrine f Arabic (Maghrebi)
Maghrebi variant of Nasrin (chiefly Moroccan).
Nisroch m Biblical Hebrew, Greek Mythology, Ancient Aramaic
Nisroch is the Assyrian god of agriculture, in whose temple king Sennacherib was worshipping when he was assassinated by his own sons in revenge for the destruction of Babylon. (2 Kings 19:37; Isa. 37:38)... [more]
Nissan m Hebrew
The seventh month of the Hebrew calendar and the first month of the ancient Hebrew calendar. The month of Pesach. The name was brought from the Babylonian exile and originates from the Akkadian word "Nisanu", from the Hebrew word for flower bud Nitzan, which blossoms in spring.
Nisse f Hebrew, English
Variant of Nissa.
Nisse m Frisian
Frisian short form of Dionysius.
Nisse m Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish diminutive of Nils.
Nissel f Jewish, Yiddish
Yiddish name. May be a pet form of Nessia, or a female form of Nissan or Nissim.
Nissi f & m Hebrew
First used as a biblical term in Exodus. The full word being Jehovah-Nissi, and meaning "victorious" or "banner". Moses named the victory banner as such after defeating the Amalekites.
Nissim m Medieval Jewish, Judeo-Italian (Archaic)
From the Hebrew נֵס (nes), meaning "miracle".
Nissza f Hungarian
Cognate of Nissa, meaning "sign".
Nistare f Albanian
From the Albanian nistar meaning "starting".
Nîştîman f Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish nîştîman meaning "motherland".
Nistrisha f Indian
MEANING : free from desires, Satisfied. It is joining of निः / निस् + तृषा . Here निः means without + तृषा means desire... [more]
Nisuheqet m Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian masculine name meaning "He, who belongs to Heqet".
Nit f Catalan (Modern)
Means "night" in Catalan.
Nita f Indian, Marathi
Derived from Sanskrit नीत (nīta) meaning "modest, correct, well-behaved" or "guided, led".
Nita f Portuguese
Diminutive of Ana.
Nitai m Biblical Hebrew
Nitai was an ancient Jewish sage mentioned in the Jewish Talmud. Nitai's full name, as recorded in the Talmud, was "Nitai the Arbelite."
Nitai f & m Indian, Sanskrit, Hinduism
Means "a most merciful god".
Nitara f Indian (Modern, Rare), English (Modern, Rare)
Derived from Sanskrit nitara (नितर) "deeply fixed; standing firm; having deep roots".
Nitard m Ancient Germanic, Medieval French, Old Saxon, Medieval
Proto-Germanic nīþą "hate, envy, malice" + Old Saxon hard, Old High German hart "strong, hard".
Nitasha f English
Variant of Natasha.
Nitasha f Hinduism, Indian, Marathi, Hindi, Gujarati, Assamese, Bengali, Punjabi, Nepali, Indian (Christian)
MEANING - gained or obtained hope. Here नीत means gained + आशा means hope.
Nitay m Hebrew
The name first appeared in the Talmud Era. Nittai of Arbela was one of the Tannaim.
Nitaya f Thai
Alternate transcription of Nittaya.
Nitesh m Indian
An Indian name. It means in Sanskrit, always stays with GOD.
Níðbjǫrg f Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of niðr "ancestor, kinsman, relative" and bjarga "to help, save, rescue".
Niðbjörg f Icelandic
Icelandic younger form of Níðbjǫrg.
Níðhöggr m Norse Mythology
Means "malice striker". In Norse mythology this is the name of the dragon who lives in the pool Hvergelmir and gnaws at the roots of Yggdrasil... [more]
Niði m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
From Old Norse name meaning "dark one" from Old Norse nið meaning "new moon". This is also the name of a dwarf in Norse Mythology.
Níðingr m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse byname, from Old Norse níðingr meaning "villain, nithing" or composed of Old Norse níð "contumely, derision" with an -ingr-ending (ingr-endings are quite common in Old Norse names... [more]
Niðr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "ancestor; kinsman". In Norse mythology this is one of the sons of Jarl and Erna.
Nithy f Haitian Creole
name of old village
Nitish m Hinduism
This is hindu name referring god Krishna. It was referred as Kamsa Samhari Nitisaha. Nice and powerful name.... [more]
Nitocris f Ancient Egyptian (Rare, Archaic)
Nitocris is a semi-legendary queen of the 6th egyptian dynasty. According to tradition, she was the first "pharaoh" woman (king of Upper and Lower Egypt) in the history of ancient Egypt.She is the daughter of Merenrê I and Queen Neith... [more]
Nitsa f Hebrew
The part of the plant from which the flower and fruit grow.
Nitsan m & f Hebrew
Variant of Nitzan.
Nitsche m German (Silesian, Archaic), Medieval German
Medieval Silesian German diminutive of Nikolaus.
Nitshel m Romani
Possibly a Romani corruption of Mitchell.
Nittaalannguaq m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Nivtailánguaĸ.
Nittaya f Thai
Derived from Thai นิตย์ (nit) meaning "constantly, perpetually, eternally", ultimately from Sanskrit नित्य (nitya).
Nitteo m Italian
Italian form of Nycteus.
Niu f Chinese
Means "girl, woman" in Chinese.
N'iuku m Even
Even form of Nikolay.
Niusae f Polynesian
Means "tearing apart coconut leaves" in Bellonese.
Niutanimats f Ainu
Meaning "Woman with a Pestle" in Ainu.
Niuton m Georgian (Rare)
Georgian form of Newton.
Niva f Hebrew, English (Rare)
Feminine form of Niv or variant of Neva.
Niva f Hungarian
Means "speach, expression" in hebrew.... [more]
Nivard m Ancient Germanic (Gothic), Medieval French, Old Saxon, Medieval
Gothic niujis, Old High German niuwi, niwi "new" + Old Saxon hard, Old High German hart "strong, hard".
Nivaria f Spanish (Rare)
From the Latin name for Tenerife, itself from nix (nsg.; gsg. nivis, npl. nives) meaning "snow".
Nivatha f Indian
This name was originated in back 90's by a great leader Suresh bhai's daughter.They originally wanted Nivedita, but as of her uncle's blessings and very good education, he named her Nivatha instead of Nivedita in her Birth certificate.
Nive f Greenlandic
Old (Kleinschmidt orthography) spelling of Nivi. This is borne by Greenlandic singer-songwriter and actress Nive Nielsen.
Nívea f Portuguese (Rare), Portuguese (Brazilian), Literature
From Latin niveus meaning "snow-white" (itself from nix "snow" (genitive nivis)). It was used by author Isabel Allende for a character in her Spanish-language novel La casa de los espíritus (1982).
Nivedita f Indian
Means 'dedicated to God'
Nivesh m Indian, Hindi (Rare)
Possibly means "investment" from Hindi निवेश (niveś).
Nivi f Greenlandic
Short form of Niviaq or else directly from Greenlandic niviarsiaq meaning "maiden" (compare Niviarsiaq).
Niviaĸ f & m Greenlandic (Archaic)
Old (Kleinschmidt orthography) spelling of Niviaq.
Niviana f Greenlandic
Formed from Niviaq and the Inuit name suffix na, which indicates a personal name.
Niviaq f & m Greenlandic
Derived from the Greenlandic word niviarsiaq "girl" (compare Niviarsiaq), possibly meaning "reincarnated as a girl".
Niviarsiaĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "young woman or girl, maiden, girl of marriageable age", combined with Niviaĸ and -siaq "acquired as" or meaning "Rosebay Willowherb" (Name meanings depend per dialect).
Niviatsiaĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "graceful, beautiful girl" with the combination of Niviaĸ and suffix -tsiaq "beautiful", "fair", "fairly good", "precious", "sweet", "fair-sized", "nice", "good", "handsome".
Niviatsiaq f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Niviatsiaĸ.
Nivie f American (Rare)
Short form of Nevaeh.
Nivínguaĸ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic name meaning "dear, sweet girl". Combination of Niviaĸ and suffix -nnguaq "sweet, dear".
Nivinnguaq f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Nivínguaĸ.
Nivo m Medieval, Ancient Germanic
Hypocoristic of names beginning with Old High German word niwi meaning "new".
Nivtailánguaĸ m Greenlandic
Combination of nittaalaq meaning 'thick air with rain or snow' and -nnguaq. "sweet, dear".
Niwa f Japanese (Rare)
Niwa means "Garden" or "Yard". This name was well heard of in the Edo Period, but ever since then it hasn't seemed to pop up.
Niwat m Thai
Means "return" in Thai, ultimately from Sanskrit निवृत्ति (nivritti).
Nix f Greek Mythology
Variant spelling of Nyx.
Nix m Germanic Mythology
This is the name of masculine shapeshifting water spirits in Germanic mythology, who apparently derive their name from Proto-Germanic nikwus or nikwis(i) "wash". See also Nixe for the female counterpart(s).
Nixe f Germanic Mythology
This is the name of feminine shapeshifting water spirits in Germanic mythology, who apparently derive their name from Proto-Germanic nikwus or nikwis(i) "wash". See also Nix for the male counterpart(s).
Nixie f Germanic Mythology
Variant form of Nixe.
Nixxon m English (American, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Nixon. Nixxon was given to 18 boys in 2017 according to the SSA.
Nixzmary f American (Hispanic, Rare)
A combination of Nixzaliz and Maria. A famous person with this name is Nixzmary Brown (1998-2006).
Niya f Sanskrit, Indian
MEANING : to pass over( with a carriage ), to come down to, to incur... [more]
Niyaan m Sanskrit, Hinduism, Hindi, Marathi, Indian, Tamil, Assamese
MEANING : path, access,coming or arrival... [more]
Niyaaz m African
Derivative of Niyaz
Niyasung f & m Dagbani
Means "good intention" in Dagbani.
Nîyaz m & f Kurdish
Means "request, wish" in Kurdish.
Niyaz f & m Persian, Persian Mythology, Kyrgyz
Derived from the Persian noun نیاز (niyaz) meaning "need, necessity, requirement" as well as "desire, wish". In Zoroastrianism, Niyaz is the name of a demon.... [more]
Niyazbek m Kyrgyz
Combination of Niyaz with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master".
Niyoka f African American (Modern, Rare)
Possibly derived from Mende niyaka "moon".
Niyol m Navajo
Means "wind" in Navajo.
Niyom m & f Thai
Means "popular" in Thai.
Niyozbibi f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek niyoz meaning "alms, supplication" and bibi meaning "learned woman".
Niyozgo'zal f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek niyoz meaning "alms, supplication" and go'zal meaning "beautiful".
Niyozgul f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek niyoz meaning "alms, supplication" and gul meaning "rose, flower".
Niyozmoh f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek niyoz meaning "alms, supplication" and moh meaning "moon".
Niyozoy f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek niyoz meaning "alms, supplication" and oy meaning "moon".
Niyuki f & m Japanese (Rare)
From Japanese 煮 (ni) meaning "boiled" or 二 (ni) meaning "two" combined with 雪 (yuki) meaning "snow", as well as other combinations of kanji.
Nizam m Arabic, Persian
Means "system; order; rule" in Arabic and Persian, coming from the root م-ض-ن (n-ẓ-m) meaning "to arrange".
Nizami m Azerbaijani
Derived from Persian نظامی (nizami) meaning "military, soldier". Nizami Ganjavi was a 12th-century Persian poet.
Nizhalgal m Tamil
Meaning "Shades".
Nizia f Polish
Diminutive of Dioniza.
Nizier m French
French form of Nicetius.
Njabulo f Zulu
Means "happy" in Zulu.
Njabulu f Zulu
Means "happiness" in Zulu.
Njaka m Malagasy
Means "one who reigns" in Malagasy.
Njál m Faroese
Faroese form of Njáll.
Njálur m Faroese
Faroese variant of Njál.
Njalwuni m & f Dagbani
"Literally means Given my life to God" "Leaning on God"
Njård m Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Njord.
Njau m Kikuyu
Meaning "young bull".
Njáveš f Sami
Derived from Sami njávešeatni meaning "mythology".
Nje m & f Dungan
Means "night" in Dungan.
Njegomila f Croatian (Rare)
Derived from the verb njegovati, meaning ''to nurture''.
Njegomir m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian cognate of Niegomir.
Njegoš m Serbian, Montenegrin
Possibly derived from the verb njegovati, meaning ''to nurture''.
Njegovan m Serbian, Croatian
Derived from the verb njegovati, meaning ''to nurture''.
Njelama f Nsenga
Crystal clear waters
Njiba m & f Luba
Means "stream, lake" in Luba-Kasai.
Njive f Shona
Means "dove" in Shona.
Njoki f Kikuyu
Means "the one who resurrected" in Kikuyu.
Njóla f Icelandic, Faroese, Literature
Means "night" in Icelandic (a poetic word). Its use as a given name may have been influenced by the theological-philosophical poem 'Njóla' (1842) by Björn Gunnlaugsson.
Njoroge m Kikuyu
Means "genet" in Kikugu.
Njozi f Swahili
Swahili feminine name meaning "dream".
Njteh m Armenian
Nkaeguo m & f Akan
Means "saying it for nothing" in Akan.
Nkandu m & f Lala
Means "the warm one" in Lala, a Zambian language.
Nkanga m Central African
Kikongo for "eagle".
Nkanyezi m Zulu, Southern African
Means "star" in Zulu.
Nkanyiso m Zulu
Means "light" in Zulu.
Nkaujhli f Hmong
Combination of Nkauj and Hli.
Nkazimulo f Zulu
Means "glory" in Zulu.
Nkechika f Igbo
The one God gave me is the best.
Nkeirouka f Western African, Igbo
This is the name of Russian curler Nkeirouka Ezekh. Her father is of Nigerian Igbo descent, and her mother of Chuvash.
Nkem m & f Igbo
Nkemakolam f Igbo
Means "let me not lose mine" in Igbo.
Nkeoma f & m Igbo
Means "that which is good" in Igbo.
Nkhangweleni m Venda
Means "forgive me" in Tshivenda.
Nkhetheleng f Sotho
Means "choose for me" in Sotho.
Nkhumbudzeni m & f Venda
Means "remember me" in Tshivenda.
Nkhumbwizhya m & f Nsenga
Meaning admire for a while. Name given to a baby after his/her siblings die as babies.
Nkonkoni f Zulu
Means "champion" in Zulu.
Nkopane m African
Lesotho and Orange Free State
Nkosi m Xhosa
Means "king; lord; ruler; god" in Xhosa.
Nkosingimele f & m Zulu
Means "God is on my side" or "stand for me" in Zulu.
Nkosingiphile f African, Zulu
Means "the Lord gave me" in Zulu.
Nkosiphendule m Zulu
Means "God has answered" in Zulu.