Nyai Loro KidulfFar 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]
NyakerufKikuyu (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"
NyakulmIndigenous 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.
NyckelemWest 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]
NycklemWest 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]
NycteusmGreek 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.
NyctimenefGreek 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.
NykmWest 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]
NyktimosmGreek 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]
NykyrianmLiterature 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]
NymandusmMedieval 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]
NymbuldafIndigenous 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.
NymeriafLiterature 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]
NymphidiafLate 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]
NymphidianusmLate 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]
NymphidiusmLate 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.
NymphismAncient 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.
NymphiusmAncient 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.
NynaevefLiterature Variant of Nyneve used by Robert Jordan for a character in his 'Wheel of Time' series of fantasy novels.
NynevefArthurian 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]
NysafGreek 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.
NyukutimIndigenous 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]
Nyuntm & fBurmese Means "shoots, growth" or "apex, summit" in Burmese.
NyurapayiafIndigenous 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.