Submitted Names Starting with N

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Nwankasiobi m & f Igbo
Means "child of consolation" in Igbo.
Nwankwo m Igbo
Means "born on Nkwo market day" in Igbo. Nwankwo Obiora is a Nigerian footballer who plays for Académica de Coimbra as a defensive midfielder.
Nwaokocha m Igbo
Means "son of a fair man" in Igbo.
Nway f Burmese
Means "warm" in Burmese.
Nwe f Burmese
Means "creeper, vine" in Burmese.
Nwinuamene m & f Ogoni
Child bring riches/wealth
Nwoye m African
Very uncommon, but mostly used by the Igbo people. Means "boy born on Orie" to the Igbo people. A less popular meaning it's thought to have is: "His mother's pride"
Nwoyi m & f Western African, Yakö
Means "he/she knows" in Yakö language.
Nwrislam m Bashkir
Bashkir cognate of Nurislam.
Nwyvre f Welsh (Modern)
From the poetic Middle Welsh word nwyfre meaning "sky, heaven, firmament" and "ether, quintessence", derived from nwyf "energy, vigour". This is a recently coined Welsh name.
Nxalati f Tsonga
Means "happiness" in Xitsonga.
Nyabeel f Nuer
Means "girl of the corn" in Nuer.
Nyaboke f Gusii
From Ekegusii oboke "honey"
Nyadeng f African
Nyadeng is a african name not known much about.
Nyadzayo m & f Shona
Zimbabwean
Nyage m Nganasan
Means "good" in Nganasan.
Nyagũra f Kikuyu
Means "the one who buys" in Kikuyu.
Nyai Loro Kidul f Far Eastern Mythology
The name of an Indonesia sea goddess, also known as Queen of the Southern Sea. Her name is derived from the honorific nyai, loro meaning "two", and kidul meaning "south, southern"... [more]
Nyakallo f & m Sotho
Means "joy" in Sotho.
Nyakeru f Kikuyu (Rare)
Yours means someone in the ancestry or kin of those who had lighter complexion "nyamweru" was your first or in some cases little one from the wilderness for the wilderness is known as "werú"
Nyakul m Indigenous Australian, Pitjantjatjara
Of Australian Aboriginal origin (Pitjantjatjara, to be precise), the meaning of this name is not yet known to me at the moment. A known bearer of this name was Nyakul Dawson (c. 1935-2007), an Australian Aboriginal tribal elder and artist.
Nyam m Afizere
Means "deer" in Afizere.
Nyambeni f & m Venda
Means "speak about me" in Tshivenda.
Nyambugi f Kikuyu
Means "the one with bells as anklets" in Kikuyu.
Nyame m Akan
The name of the sky god for the Akan people. Meaning "he who knows and sees everything".
Nyaméama f Akan
Means "premature" in Akan.
Nyamekyε m & f Akan
Means "God's gift" in Akan.
Nyamewa f Akan
Means "creation" in Akan.
Nyamiti f Kaguru
Means "medicine" in Chikaguru.
Nyampweji f Lunda
Means "streams of tears" in Lunda.
Nyamtsetseg f Mongolian
Derived from Ням (nyam) meaning "Sunday" and цэцэг (tsetseg) meaning "flower".
Nyan m Burmese
Means "intellect, wisdom" in Burmese.
Nyana f English (Rare)
Rhyming variant of Dyana.
Nyani f Sanskrit, Indian
MEANING : to bring back, restore... [more]
Nyanko f Popular Culture
Name of an antagonist in Sailor Moon. Composed of "nyan", an otomonopoeia and Japanese equivalent to "meow", and "ko", meaning "child".
Nyankomago m & f Akan
The name traditionally given to the child born after Tawia.
Nyanza m & f Chewa
Means "lake" in Chewa.
Nyapal f Nuer
Nyapal is the mean of let's pray ... [more]
Nyaradzai f Shona
Means "console" in Shona.
Nyaradzo f Shona
Means "peacemaker" or "comforter" in Shona.
Nyaring f Dinka
Literally "running" in Dinka. It could be given to a baby whose mother was running (or getting out) while the labour started.
Nyaruai f Kikuyu (Rare)
More curious to know what ruai means with that you can get to know the name for it means one who comes from 'the ruai'
Nyas m Sanskrit, Indian, Hinduism, Tamil, Nepali, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam
MEANING: putting down or in, placing, applying, impressing, drawing, painting, putting away, ... [more]
Nyasan m Sanskrit, Hindi, Indian
MEANING : putting down, arranging, depositing, mentioning, bringing forward ... [more]
Nyasha f Shona
Means "merciful" in Shona.
Nyashadzashe m & f Shona
its from zimbabwe and is in the shona language it means Gods grace
Nyasi f Swahili
Means "grass" in Swahili.
Ny'asia f African American (Modern)
Variant spelling of Nyasia and Nyasha.... [more]
Nyawĩra f Kikuyu
Means "the hardworking one" in Kikuyu.
Nýbjörg f Icelandic (Rare)
Icelandic name with the combination of nýr "new, newly, recently" and bjǫrg "help, deliverance".
Nyck m West Frisian (Rare), Dutch (Rare), English (Rare)
West Frisian cognate of Nick (also compare Nyckele) as well as a Dutch and English variant spelling of the name. In the anglophone world, this name can also be a direct short form of given names that contain nyck, such as Dominyck.... [more]
Nyckele m West Frisian (Rare)
West Frisian form of Nicolaas, which originated in late medieval times (as is evident by the archaic -ck- spelling), but is still in use to this day - albeit rarely... [more]
Nyckle m West Frisian (Rare)
Shorter form or variant of Nyckele, which originated in late medieval times (as is evident by the archaic -ck- spelling), but is still in use to this day - albeit rarely... [more]
Nycolaes m Medieval Dutch
Earlier form of Nicolaes.
Nyctée m French
French form of Nycteus.
Nycteïs f Greek Mythology
Means "daughter of night" in Ancient Greek.
Nycteus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Νυκτεύς (Nykteus), which was derived from Greek νύξ nyx meaning "night". In Greek mythology, Nycteus was the name of a king of Thebes.
Nyctimene f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek νύξ (nyx) meaning "night" and μενω (meno) "to last, to withstand". A daughter of Epopeus, king of Lesbos, or, according to others, of Nycteus. Pursued and dishonored by her amorous father, she hid herself in the shade of forests, where she was metamorphosed by Athena into an owl.
Nyctimus m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nyktimos. In Greek mythology, this is the name of the youngest of the fifty sons of king Lycaon of Arcadia.
Nyeedeh m African (Rare)
From the bassa african word meaning "blessing."
Nyein m & f Burmese
Means "quiet, calm, still" in Burmese.
Nyeleti f Tsonga, Southern African
Means "star" in Xitsonga.
Nyeli f English (American, Rare)
Variant spelling of Nayeli.
Nyella f American
Variant of Niella.
Nyemera f African
Bantu names by the Bagwere a tribe found in Uganda East Africa.
Nyemwererai f Shona
Means "smile" in Shona.
Nyemya m African
Swahili Kenya-Tanzania East Africa
Nyenganyenga f Shona
Means "swallow" in Shona.
Nyengeterai f Shona
Means "pray for" in Shona.
Nyest f Medieval Hungarian
Means "marten", probably used around the 9th–10th centuries.
Nyeste f Hungarian
Old Hungarian name derived from Hungarian nyest "marten".
Nyfrid f Norwegian (Rare)
Combination of Norwegian "new" and friðr "love", "peace".
Nygeisza f African
''colourful''
Nygmet m Kazakh
Kazakh form of Nimat.
Nygvik f Nivkh
Means "dark"; from the Nivkh word nyd meaning "dark". This name was given to baby girls born when it was getting dark (for example, at night).
Nýi m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Variant of Nýr. This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Nyiaj f Hmong
Means "silver neck ring" in Hmong.
Nyibbu m & f Yi
Means "many cattle" in Yi.
Nyijjo m & f Yi
Means "cattle owner" in Yi.
Nyika f Shona
Means "unity" in Shona.
Nyikairah f African American
IT was first used by queen Elizibeth what she wanted Princess Kate to name her baby but she found out it was a boy
Nyiko f & m Tsonga
Means "gift" in Tsonga.
Nyima m & f Tibetan
Means "sun, day" in Tibetan.
Nyimak f Sudanese
Means "little fire" in Sudanese.
Nyimbo m & f Chewa
Means "melody" in Chewa.
Nyimenka f Nigerian
Nyimenka is used in Nigeria, particularly in Eleme, and means 'good mother.'
Nyina f Hungarian
Cognate of Nina, meaning "favour, grace".
Nyingpo m & f Tibetan
Means "heart" in Tibetan.
Nyinje m & f Tibetan
Means "compassion" in Tibetan.
Nyipo m Yi
Means "cattle lord" in Yi.
Nyirej f Sudanese
Means "little fish" in Sudanese.
Nyk m West Frisian (Rare)
Modern spelling and form of Nyck, as the -ck- is originally a medieval way of spelling the consonant -k-. Also compare the names Nykele and Nykle, which are very closely related.... [more]
Nykele m West Frisian (Rare)
Modern spelling and form of Nyckele.
Nykle m West Frisian (Rare)
Modern spelling and form of Nyckle.
Nykodém m Czech
Czech form of Nicodemus.
Nyktimos m Greek Mythology
Either a monothematic name that is derived from the Greek noun νύξ (nyx) meaning "night", or a theophoric dithematic name that is derived from the name of the Greek goddess Nyx combined with the Greek verb τιμάω (timao) meaning "to honour, to esteem, to revere".... [more]
Nykyrian m Literature
This name was used by American author Sherrilyn Kenyon. It is a hybryd character in her League Series who happens to be the only assassin to leave the League without being hunted down and killed. He is invincible, tough, strong, smart, a survivor, and falls in love at first sight... [more]
Nyle m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Nyle.
Nyliah f African American
Meaning unknown.
Nylie f English
Diminutive of Nyla.
Nym f English (Rare)
Variant of Nim.
Nymandus m Medieval German
Recorded in 1350 in Silesia and in the Rhineland region of what is today Germany, this name is basically a Latinization of the German word niemand "nobody". ... [more]
Nymbulda f Indigenous Australian, Ngarrindjeri
Of Australian Aboriginal origin (Ngarrindjeri, to be precise), the meaning of this name is not yet known to me at the moment. This was the name of the mother of David Unaipon (1872-1967), an Australian Aboriginal preacher, inventor and writer.
Nymeria f Literature
Nymeria is a feminine name that is used several times in the book series, 'A song of Ice and Fire' by George R R Martin. Queen Nymeria of the Rhoynar was a great warrior. Later Arya Stark names her direwolf Nymeria after Queen Nymeria... [more]
Nympha f Roman Mythology, Ancient Greek (Latinized), German (Bessarabian)
Latinized form of the Greek name Νυμφη (Nymphe) meaning "bride". Nymphe was one of the twelve Horae, Greek goddesses of the hours, who presided over the "bath-hour". In the New Testament, Saint Paul mentions either Nympha or Nymphas in one of his epistles... [more]
Nymphadora f Literature
Variant of Nymphodora used by J. K. Rowling in her 'Harry Potter' series of books, where it belongs to a minor character, a Metamorphmagus who despises her name.
Nymphaea f English
Latin for "water lily"
Nymphas m Biblical (?), Ancient Greek
Greek name, possibly originally a short form of Νυμφόδωρος (Nymphodoros) (see Nymphodorus) or another name beginning with the element νύμφη (nymphê) "bride, young wife"... [more]
Nymphe f French
French form of Nympha.
Nympheros m Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek νύμφη (nymphe) "bride" and ἔρως (eros) "love".
Nymphias m Ancient Roman
Roman surname which supposedly meant "descended from a nymph", derived from Latin nympha "bride" or "nymph" (see Nympha).
Nymphicus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek name Νυμφικός (Nymphikos), apparently a genitive form of Nymphe (see Nympha).
Nymphidia f Late Greek, Literature
Feminine form of Nymphidios (see Nymphidius). A bearer of this name was the mother of Gaius Nymphidius Sabinus, a Prefect of the Roman Praetorian Guard from the 1st century AD... [more]
Nymphidianus m Late Roman
Originally a Late Roman cognomen, which was derived from the latinized Greek name Nymphidius. In turn, the Greeks translated this cognomen back into Greek as Nymphidianos (Νυμφιδιανός)... [more]
Nymphidius m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Νυμφιδιος (Nymphidios), the genitive form of Nymphe (see Nympha). It was borne by Gaius Nymphidius Sabinus, a 1st-century Roman officer who was murdered after declaring himself emperor.
Nymphike f Ancient Greek
Feminine form of Nymphikos (see Nymphicus).
Nymphis m Ancient Greek
A masculine form of Nympha. Nymphis (fl. about 250 BC), the son of Xenagoras of Heraclea, wrote a work on Alexander the Great and his successors in 24 books.
Nymphius m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Νύμφιος (Nymphios), a masculine derivative of Nymphe (see Nympha). Nymphios (literally "bridegroom" in Greek) is also a title applied to Jesus by Orthodox Christians.
Nymphodore f & m French
French feminine and masculine form of Nymphodorus.
Nymphodoros m Ancient Greek
Original Greek form of Nymphodorus, with the elements (nymphe) "bride" and (doron) "gift" which in turn means "brides gift".
Nymphodorus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Νυμφόδωρος (Nymphodoros), derived from νυμφη (nymphe) "bride, young wife" and δωρον (doron) "gift".
Nymphodotus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of the Greek name Νυμφοδοτος (Nymphodotos), derived from νυμφη (nymphe) "bride, young wife" and δοτος (dotos) "given".
Nynaeve f Literature
Variant of Nyneve used by Robert Jordan for a character in his 'Wheel of Time' series of fantasy novels.
Nyneve f Arthurian Romance
Form of Ninniane used by Thomas Malory for one of the Ladies of the Lake in his 15th-century compilation of Arthurian legends 'Le Morte d'Arthur' (as she is called Ninniane in Malory's source, the continuation to the Vulgate 'Merlin', known as the 'Suite du Merlin')... [more]
Nynne f Danish
Of uncertain origin and meaning.... [more]
Nyoe m & f Chinese (Wu)
Wu Chinese form of Yuan.
Nyok m & f Lao
Means "raise, lift" in Lao.
Nyoka f & m Literature, African American, Swahili
A name created by Edgar Rice Burroughs for his novel Nyoka The Jungle Girl. ... [more]
Nyokabi f Kikuyu (Archaic)
Kikuyus call the maasai "ukabi" this was for girls born from this intermarriage meaning she who came from maasai land
Nyoni f Swahili
Swahili feminine name meaning "bird".
Nyota f Popular Culture, African
Means "star" in Swahili.... [more]
Nýr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Means "new; young". This is the name of a dwarf (also called Nár) in Norse mythology.
Nyra f English (Rare)
Possibly a variant of Nyrah.
Nyrah f Hindi
Sanskrit, meaning-Rose and beauty of Godess Saraswati
Nýráðr m Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from nýr ("new, fresh") and ráð ("advice, counsel, decision"). This is the name of a dwarf in Norse mythology.
Nyrcia f Etruscan Mythology
The Etruscan goddess of fate and chance, who changes the inevitable and rewrites the past and future.
Nyrie f English (Australian)
Possibly an Anglicized form of Ngaire.
Nys m North Frisian (Rare), West Frisian (Rare)
North Frisian and West Frisian short form of Dionysius.
Nysa f Greek Mythology
Possibly from an archaic Greek word meaning "tree". In Greek mythology Nysa was a daughter of Aristaeus, who was believed to have brought up the infant god Dionysus, and from whom one of the many towns of the name of Nysa was believed to have derived its name.
Nyśka f Silesian
Upper Silesian diminutive of Agnys.
Nysos m Ancient Greek
Nysos is the name of a Mountain which is ruled by Dionysos. Nysos can be viewed as the Masculine term for Nysa.
Nyszka f Silesian
Silesian diminutive of Agnys, occasionally used as a given name in its own right.
Nyui m & f Burmese
Means "brown" in Burmese.
Nyuki f Swahili
Swahili feminine name meaning "bee".
Nyukuti m Indigenous Australian, Pintupi
Of Australian Aboriginal origin (Pintupi, to be precise), the meaning of this name is not yet known to me at the moment. A known bearer of this name was Nyukuti Tjupurrula, the husband of Australian Aboriginal painter Makinti Napanangka (c... [more]
Nyunkin m Nivkh
Derived from Nivkh nink meaning "small".
Nyunt m & f Burmese
Means "shoots, growth" or "apex, summit" in Burmese.
Nyurapayia f Indigenous Australian, Pintupi
Of Australian Aboriginal origin (Pintupi, to be precise), the meaning of this name is not yet known to me at the moment. A known bearer is Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa (b. circa 1935), an Australian Aboriginal painter.
Nyurgun m Yakut
Derived from Yakut ньургуһун (nurguhun) meaning "snowdrop (a type of flower)". Nyurgun is a mythical hero to the Yakuts.
Nyurgusun f Yakut
Etymology unknown.
Nyurguyaana f Yakut
Feminine form of Nyurgun.
Nyurguyana f Yakut
Means "Pulsatilla" in Yakut. A Pulsatilla, or Pasqueflower, is a type of flower that can be found in cold areas.
Nyusha f Russian
Diminutive of Anna.
Nyuta f Russian
Diminutive of Anna.
Nývarð m Icelandic
Icelandic combination of nýr 'new' and vǫrðr 'guard'.
Nyvia f Spanish (Caribbean)
Variant of Nivea, spelled the Spanish way, which means "Snow-White".
Nywan m & f Burmese
Means "tendril" or "spring (growth)" in Burmese or from the Burmese verb meaning "to taper upwards" or "to be the best".
Nyxia f American (Modern, Rare)
A variant of Nyxie, or a diminutive form of Nyx.
Nyxie f American (Modern, Rare)
Likely a variant spelling of Nixie, or otherwise a diminutive form of Nyx.
Nyxon m English (American, Modern, Rare)
Variant of Nixon. According to the SSA, Nyxon was given to 16 boys in 2018.
Nzembo m & f Lingala
Means "song" in Lingala.
Nzeru m & f Chewa
Means "wisdom" in Chewa.
Nzuzi m & f Kongo
Means "second born twin" in Kikongo.