NeacșumMedieval Romanian Neacșu's letter, written in 1521, is the oldest surviving document available in Old Romanian that can be reliably dated. Written using Cyrillic, it was sent by Neacșu Lupu, a merchant from Câmpulung, Wallachia (now Romania) to Johannes Benkner, the mayor of Brassó, Kingdom of Hungary (now Brașov, Romania), warning him about the imminent attack of the Ottoman Empire on Transylvania.
NeairafGreek Mythology, Ancient Greek Means "new rising" from Greek νέος (neos) meaning "new, fresh" as well as "young, youthful" and αἴρω (airo) "lift, raise up". In Greek mythology this name belonged to a nymph of Thrinakia, a mythical island, who was loved by the sun god Helios... [more]
NeandromItalian, Spanish Italian and Spanish form of Neandros via Neander. A known bearer of this name was Neandro Schilling Campos (1875-1949), a prominent Chilean educator... [more]
NeandrosmAncient Greek, Greek Mythology The first element of this name is derived from Greek νέος (neos) meaning "young, youthful" as well as "new, fresh". The second element is derived from Greek ανδρος (andros) meaning "of a man"... [more]
NeapolifGreek (Rare) Derived from Νεάπολη (Neapoli), the name of several places in modern Greece. These places were originally called Νεάπολις (Neapolis), which means "new city" in ancient Greek, as it is derived from the Greek adjective νέος (neos) meaning "new, young" combined with the Greek noun πόλις (polis) meaning "city".
NebetahfAncient Egyptian Means "lady of peace". Her name, like that of her elder sister Henuttaneb was also frequently used as a title for queens. She was possibly one of the youngest of the royal couple's children, since she doesn't appear on monuments on which her elder sisters do... [more]
NebojemSerbian From Serbian не (ne) meaning "not" and бој (boj), from бојати се (bojati se), meaning "to fear". Therefore the name means "fearless".
NebraskafEnglish Nebraska is derived from transliteration of the archaic Otoe words Ñí Brásge, pronounced ɲĩbɾasꜜkɛ (contemporary Otoe Ñí Bráhge), or the Omaha Ní Btháska, pronounced nĩbɫᶞasꜜka, meaning "flat water", after the Platte River that flows through the state.
NecilefLiterature Necile is the wood nymph in the the 1902 novel 'The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus' written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by Mary Cowles Clark. In this story Necile is the adoptive mother of Santa Claus... [more]
NeddafSicilian, Theatre, Hungarian Sicilian diminutive of Antonietta as well as a Sicilian form of Nella. The name was also adopted into Hungarian usage. Furthermore, this name is borne by the main female role in the opera 'Pagliacci'.
Neddiem & fEnglish (Rare) Diminutive of Edward and other names with Ed in them. Meaning "guardian of prosperity" and "guardian of the mists."... [more]
NedrafEnglish (American), Literature Nedra is a name inspired from a novel, namely 'Nedra' by George Barr McCutcheon published in 1905. In the novel, Nedra is the name of an island where the protagonists are stranded, but the cover of the novel can give the impression that it were a girl's name... [more]
NeememEstonian Coined by M. Morrisson for the protagonist of his novel 'Eesti-rahwa vabaduse võitluse üle' (1902). The origin and meaning of the name are uncertain, it is, however, likely that Morrison based the name on the old Livonian Meeme.
NeferneferuatenfAncient Egyptian Means "Beauty of the Beauties of Aten" or "Most Beautiful One of Aten" in Egyptian. This was the name of the fourth daughter of Pharaoh Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti.
NeferneferurefAncient Egyptian Means "Beauty of the Beauties of Re" or "Most Beautiful One of Re" in Egyptian. This was the name of the fifth daughter of Pharaoh Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti.
NefritirifMormon Supposedly the name of one of the three virgins sacrificed to Elkenah, as mentioned in the Book of Abraham. The Book of Abraham does not mention their names. This comes from Missaticum Biblia, which has portions similar to the Book of Abraham... [more]