Submitted Names Starting with N

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Nazzariu m Sicilian
Sicilian form of Nazario.
Nazzora f Uzbek
Means "look, glance" in Uzbek.
Nbangzaa m & f Dagbani
"It means I have known them"
Ndabezinhle f Zulu
Means "good news" in Zulu.
Ndabicacile m Ndebele
Means "the story's clear" in Ndebele.
Ndabiti m Nyamwezi
Nyakyusa form of David.
Ndafadzwa f Shona
Means "I am happy" in Shona.
Ndaheni f Tsonga
Means "instruct me" in Xitsonga.
Ndakaitei f Shona
Means "What did I do?" This name is an expression of regret by a parent. Usually given by a single mother whose partner does not take responsibility of the child born.
Ndakasharwa f Shona
Means "I have been chosen" in Shona.
Ndale f & m African, Western African
The younger one... [more]
Ndamukong m African
Means "House of Spears" in the Ngema tribe of Cameroon. A famous bearer is Ndamukong Suh, the defensive tackle for the college football team Nebraska Cornhuskers.
Ndanatsei f Shona
Means "Am I good?" in Shona.
Nderan m Albanian
From nder meaning "honour" in Albanian.
Nderbardh m Albanian
From the Albanian nder meaning "honour" and bardhë meaning "white".
Nderbardha f Albanian
From the Albanian nder meaning "honour, fidelity" and bardhë meaning "white".
Nderbardhe f Albanian
From the Albanian nder meaning "honour" and bardhë meaning "white".
Nderim m Albanian
Derives from the Albanian word nder, meaning "honour, respect".
Nderime f Albanian
Feminine form of Nderim.
Nderine f Albanian
Etymology uncertain, perhaps from ndrin meaning "to radiate, shine".
Ndermir m Albanian
From the Albanian nder meaning "honour" and mirë meaning "well, fine, good".
Ndermira f Albanian
From the Albanian ndermirë meaning "helpful in times of need".
Nderusha f Albanian
From the Albanian ndur meaning "honour, fidelity".
Ndhe'neza m Tsonga
Means "the thing", implying "the secret", in Xitsonga.
Ndiane m Kaguru
Means "I have eaten with them" in Chikaguru.
Ndidiamaka f Igbo
Means "patience is very good" in Igbo.
Ndigwako f Nyakyusa
Means "I am yours" in Nyakyusa.
Ndimbuni f Nyakyusa
Means "I am saved" in Nyakyusa.
Ndini m & f Dagbani
”My own”
Ndiyafhi m & f Venda
Means "where do I go?" in Tshivenda.
Ndleleni m Zulu
Means "on the road" in Zulu.
Ndoc m Albanian
A diminutive variant of the name Ndue, which a shortening of name Andon, the Albanian version of Anthony.
Ndochii f Shona
Means "What is this?" in Shona.
Ndodana m Ndebele
Means "son" in Ndebele.
Ndomba m Luba
Means "ask me" in Luba-Kasai.
Ndombolo f Kongo
It is the name of a Congolese music genre and dance style derived from the Congolese Rumba and Kwassa Kwassa during 1990s.
Ndondoloza f Zulu
Possibly means "I will guard" in Zulu.
Ndonsa f Zulu
Means "morning star" in Zulu.
Ndosi f Punu
Means "dream" in Punu.
Ndre m Albanian
Albanian form of Andrew.
Ndrek m Albanian
Albanian form of Andronicus.
Ndreu m Albanian
Albanian form of Andrew.
Ndriçim m Albanian
Means "illumination, brightness" in Albanian.
Ndriçime f Albanian
Feminine form of Ndriçim.
Ndrina f Albanian
From the Albanian ndrin meaning "to radiate light, shine, gleam".
Ndrine f Albanian
From the Albanian ndrin meaning "to radiate, shine".
Ndrit m Albanian
Means "shine brightly, illuminate" in Albanian.
Ndrita f Albanian
From Albanian ndrit "to twinkle, glitter, gleam, shine".
Ndubisi m & f African
Ndubisi is an Igbo name derived from Ndu(Life) Bu isi(The first or of priority).This then means "Life is first or of Priority.
Ndubuisi m & f Igbo
Means "life is foremost" in Igbo.
Ndudi f Igbo
Means "there is life" in Igbo.
Ndue m Albanian
Albanian form of Anthony.
Nduefuna m & f Igbo
Means "let life not be lost" in Igbo.
Ndukari m Ijaw
Means "pray for long life" in Ijaw.
Nduma f Shona
Means "token of love" in Shona.
Ndumiso f Zulu
Means "praise" in Zulu.
Nduna m & f Luvale
Means "head (wo)man" in Luvale.
Nduvho m & f Venda
Means "praise" in Venda.
Ne m & f Burmese
Means "sun" in Burmese.
f Portuguese
Diminutive of Inês.
Neabei m Romani
Variant of Niabai.
Neacal m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Nicholas.
Neachdainn m Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Nechtan.
Neachtan m Irish, Irish Mythology
The name of the Irish god of water, cognate to Neptune.
Neacșa f Medieval Romanian
Feminine form of Neacșu. This name was borne by the second wife of Alexandru cel Bun.
Neacșu m Medieval 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.
Neagu m Romanian
Younger form of Neacșu.
Neah f Swedish, Norwegian
Variant of Nea.
Neaira f Greek 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]
Neala f English
Feminine form of Neal.
Nealan m Literature
A character in the Protector of the Small series by Tamora Pierce.
Neale m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Neale.
Nealey f & m English
Transferred use of the surname Nealey.
Nealie f & m American
Feminine form of Neal or Neil. Has also been used as a diminutive of Cornelius.
Nealmani m Sanskrit
Blue Saphire
Nealy f English
Either a feminine form of Neal or a diminutive of Cornelia.
Neamh f Irish (Modern)
Derived directly from neamh, the Irish word for "heaven, paradise". Neamh is a modern Irish name.
Neander m Ancient Greek (Latinized), Dutch (Rare), English, German
Latinized form of Neandros. However, in modern times, this name is best known as a surname - the most prominent bearer of which is the German theologian and hymn writer Joachim Neander (1650-1680)... [more]
Néandre m French
French form of Neandros via Neander.
Neandro m Italian, 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]
Neandros m Ancient 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]
Neang f Khmer
It means "woman" in Khmer
Néanne f French (Quebec, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Néanne.
Neapoli f Greek (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".
Nearboy m Romani (Anglicized)
Possibly an Anglicized form of the surname Nerby.
Nearc m Catalan
Catalan form of Nearchos via Nearchus.
Nearca f Emilian-Romagnol
Italian feminine form of Greek Nearchos, predominantly found in the Emilia-Romagna region.
Nearchos m Ancient Greek
Derived from the elements the first being (neos) "new" and the second is either derived from Greek αρχος (archos) "master" or from Greek αρχη (arche) "origin, source".
Nearchus m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nearchos. Used by a Christian saint.
Nearco m Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Nearchos via Nearchus.
Nearh m Croatian
Croatian form of Nearchos via Nearchus.
Neariah m Biblical
"Neariah" was a descendant of David, and father of Elionenai. He was the son of Shemaiah.
Nearidey f Khmer
Means "southwest" in Khmer.
Nearra f England (Americanized, Rare), Sri Lanka (Rare)
The meaning of the very rare name English name Nearra is 'nearest'.
Neary f Khmer
Means "gentle girl" in Khmer.
Neasa f Irish
Meaning: Miracle
Neasán m Ancient Celtic, Ancient Irish
This was the name of an Irish saint; variant of Nessa
Neave f English
Anglicized form of Niamh.
Nebahat f Turkish
Turkish feminine name meaning "fame, honour".
Nebat m Biblical
Nebat, meaning "Sprout," an Ephrathite of Zereda, was the father of Jeroboam.
Nebemakhet m Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian masculine name meaning "Lord at the Horizon".
Neberd m Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish nebezî meaning "free".
Nebetah f Ancient 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]
Nebetimmunedjem f Ancient Egyptian
A daughter of Ramesses II.
Nebetiunet f Ancient Egyptian
Means "lady of Denderah" in Coptic.
Nebettawy f Ancient Egyptian
Means "Lady of the Two Lands".
Nebez m Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish nebezî meaning "free".
Nebiri f Amharic
Means "leopard" in Amharic.
Nebmaatre m Ancient Egyptian
Means "the lord of the truth is Re" in Egyptian.
Neboje m Serbian
From Serbian не (ne) meaning "not" and бој (boj), from бојати се (bojati se), meaning "to fear". Therefore the name means "fearless".
Nebraska f English
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.
Nebty-tepites f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian feminine name meaning "The two crowns on the head of her father".
Nebula f English (Rare), Popular Culture
Means "little cloud" or "mist". From the Latin nebula 'little cloud, mist', from the Proto-Indo-European nébʰos 'cloud, mist, moisture'.... [more]
Necessitas f Ancient Roman, Roman Mythology
Ancient roman form of Ananke the goddess of necessity.
Necessitus m Ancient Roman
Masculine form of Necessitas.
Nechama f Hebrew
Means "comfort, consolation" in Hebrew. It was traditionally given to babies born around Tisha B'Av, a Jewish holy day.
Nechita m Romanian
Variant of Nichita.
Necho m Galician
Hypocoristic of André.
Néci m Hungarian
Diminutive form of Ignác.
Necie f English
Diminutive of Denise.
Necile f Literature
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]
Nêçîrvan m Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish nêçîrvan meaning "hunter".
Néckel m Luxembourgish
Vernacular form of Nicolas.
Necmi m Turkish
Turkish form of Najm.
Necmiye f Turkish
Turkish feminine form of Najm.
Neco m Turkish
Short of Necati
Necole f English (Rare), English (American, Rare)
Variant of Nicole. Necole was given to 60 girls in 1979 according to the SSA.
Nectaire m French
French form of Nektarios via Nectarius.
Nectan m Cornish
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One theory suggests, however, that this name might be derived from Proto-Celtic *nixto- "clean".... [more]
Nectari m Lengadocian
Languedocian form of Nektarios.
Nectarie m Romanian
Romanian form of Nektarios.
Nectário m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Nektarios via Nectarius.
Nectario m Spanish
Spanish form of Nektarios via Nectarius.
Nectarios m Greek
Semi-latinized form of Nektarios. The proper and full latinization of the name is Nectarius.
Nectarius m Late Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Nektarios. This was the name of several saints.
Nedas m Lithuanian (Modern)
Recent and popular Lithuanian name, which can be a short form of Minedas as well as be a lithuanization of the English name Ned... [more]
Nedd m English (Rare)
Variant of Ned.
Nedda f Sicilian, 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'.
Neddie m & f English (Rare)
Diminutive of Edward and other names with Ed in them. Meaning "guardian of prosperity" and "guardian of the mists."... [more]
Neddy m English
Diminutive of Edward or Edmund.
Nedeleg m Breton (Rare)
Directly taken from Breton nedeleg "Christmas", this name is considered a Breton cognate of Noël.
Nedelia f Moldovan (Rare)
Romanian form of Nedelya.
Nedia f Arabic, Indonesian
Allegedly means "morning dew" in Arabic.
Nedife f Turkish
Turkish form of Nadifa (see Nadif).
Nedighe m Circassian
Circassian masculine name meaning "sun-eyed".
Nedime f Turkish, Crimean Tatar
Feminine form of Nedim.
Nedir m Turkmen
Means "rare" in Turkmen.
Nedjalka f Bulgarian (Rare)
Variant transcription of Nedyalka.
Nedjemmut f Ancient Egyptian
Means "Mut is Sweet".
Nedka f Bulgarian
Diminutive of Neda 1.
Nedko m Bulgarian (Modern)
Masculine form of Nedka.
Nedley m English (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Nedley.
Nedra f English (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]
Nedward m Popular Culture
Variant of Edward incorporating the diminutive Ned. It is the full name of Ned Flanders on 'The Simpsons'.
Nedyu m Bulgarian
Variant of Nedko.
Nedžad m Bosnian
Derived from Persian نژاد (nežâd) meaning "descent, lineage".
Nedžada f Bosnian
Feminine form of Nedžad.
Nedžma f Bosnian
Bosnian form of Najma.
Neeb m Hmong
Needham m English
Transferred use of the surname Needham.
Nee-gon-we-way-we-dun m Ojibwe
Meaning, "thunder before the storm."
Neeha f Hindi
It means "Love"
Neel m Indian, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali
Variant transcription of Nil.
Neel m & f Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish short form of Cornelius (for men) and Cornelia (for women).
Neelab f Tajik
Tajik feminine name meaning "blue water".
Ne'elatama'uk f Judeo-Christian Legend
This is the name of the wife of Ham according to the Book of Jubilees.
Neele f German, Dutch, East Frisian
Variant of Nele.... [more]
Neeley m & f English, Literature
Diminutive of Cornelius or a transferred use of the surname Neeley.
Neelie f Dutch
Variant spelling of Nelie. A famous bearer of this name is Neelie Kroes (b. 1941), a Dutch politician and European Commissioner.
Neelix m Popular Culture
Neelix is a fictional character in the science fiction TV-series 'Star Trek: Voyager'. Neelix is also the stage name of a German DJ.
Neelkanth m Hinduism
Neelke f Dutch (Rare), East Frisian
Diminutive of Cornelia via its short form Neele.... [more]
Ne'eltama'uk f Judeo-Christian Legend
In the Book of Jubilees, this name is used for the wife of Shem. It is likely from ancient Babylonian.
Neeme m Estonian
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.
Neemo m Estonian
Variant of Neeme.
Neera f Italian
Italian form of Neaira.
Neeramphorn f Thai
Means "water and sky" in Thai.
Neeson m English
Transferred use of the surname Neeson.
Neeta f Indian
One who is being led, as in being led to knowledge or "to a path".
Neetu f Indian
Neev f English (Rare)
Anglicized form of Niamh.
Neeve f Irish
Anglicized form of Niamh.
Neeyl m Manx
Manx form Niall.
Nefalió m Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Nephalion.
Nefel f Kurdish
Means "clover" in Kurdish.
Nefele f Portuguese (Rare)
Portuguese form of Nephele.
Nefelejcs f Hungarian
The Hungarian word for the forget-me-not flower.
Nefera f Popular Culture
From Egyptian nfr meaning "perfect, complete". This is the name of a character from Monster High.
Neferhetepes f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian name meaning "Her Peace/Grace Is Beautiful".
Neferhotep m Ancient Egyptian
Means "the beautiful one is content" in Ancient Egyptian.
Neferirkare m Ancient Egyptian
Neferkare was an Ancient Egyptian Pharaon during the 25th century BCE. He was the third king of the Fifth Dynasty.
Neferkasokar m Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian masculine name meaning "The beautiful soul of Sokar".
Nefermaat m Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian masculine name meanin "Maat is beautiful".
Neferneferuaten f Ancient 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.
Neferneferure f Ancient 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.
Nefer-setekh m Ancient Egyptian
Means "Seth 2 is merciful" in Egyptian.
Neferthenut f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian feminine name meaning "beautiful lady".
Nefertiabet f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian feminine name meaning "Beautiful One of the East".
Nefertkau f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian feminine name meaning "the beautiful one of kas (the plural of ka, meaning soul)".
Neferu f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian feminine name meaning "beauty".
Neferuaten f Ancient Egyptian
The beauty of Aten
Neferubity f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian feminine name meaning "the beauty of the king of Lower Egypt".
Neferuptah f Ancient Egyptian
Ancient Egyptian feminine name meaning "Beauty of Ptah".
Neferure f Ancient Egyptian
Means "the beauty of Ra".... [more]
Neff m Popular Culture
A character in Altered Beast.
Nefi m Ancient Scandinavian
Variant of Hnefi or from Old Norse nefi meaning "nephew".
Nefi m Mormon
Spanish form of Nephi.
Nefise f Ubykh
Ubykh form of Nafisa.
Nefise f Albanian
Albanian form of Nafisa.
Nefiya m Mormon (Latinized)
Russian form of Nephi.
Nefize f Crimean Tatar, Turkish (Rare)
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Nafiza.
Nefja f Ancient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Female form of Næfr. This is the name of a sorceress in Norse mythology.
Nefne f Circassian
From the Adighe word for "light".
Nefretiri f Ancient Egyptian (Archaic)
Nefretiri is an alternate English transcription of the Ancient Egyptian Nfrt-jrj, meaning "the most beautiful", the name of the favourite wife of the Pharaoh Ramses II, often transcribed as Nefertari in English... [more]
Nefritiri f Mormon
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]
Nefsteinn m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse combination of nef 'nostril, nose' and steinn 'stone'.
Neftali m Galician (Rare)
Galician from of Naphtali.
Neftalí m Spanish
Spanish form of Naphtali.
Neftaly m English
Variant of Neftali.
Nefydd m Medieval Welsh
Possibly related to Middle Welsh nef "heaven" (compare nefoedd "heavens"), or udd "lord, prince".
Nefyn f Circassian
Means "bright" in Adyghe (West Circassian).
Nega m African
Dawn - One of Ethiopian General who fought and defeated Italian army in the 19th Century in in a place called Dogali, Ethiopia.
Negafook m New World Mythology, Inuit Mythology
In Inuit mythology, Negafook is a god of weather systems, particularly wintry cold ones.
Negai f Japanese
From Japanese 願 (negai) meaning "wish" or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
Negan m Popular Culture
The name of an antagonist on the Hit TV show, The Walking dead.
Negash m Amharic
Means "one who rules" in Amharic.
Negasi m Ethiopian
The meaning of Negasi is ‘he will wear a crown’.
Negatu m Amharic
Means "the dawn" in Amharic.
Negba f Hebrew (Rare)
Means "southward" in Hebrew.
Negenama f & m Japanese
From Japanese 嘆(nege) meaning "sigh, praise, acclaim" combined with 生(nama) meaning "life, pure"
Negese m Amharic
Means "he ruled" in Amharic.
Negev m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
The Negev is the southern region of the land of Israel, desert area with a lot of sand, during the day it is very hot, and at night it is very cold. ... [more]
Negewo m Amharic
Means "your dawn" in Amharic.
Nëghmet m Uyghur
Uyghur form of Nimat. A bearer is Nëghmet Raxman (1983-), a Uyghur-Chinese television host.
Negmat m Uyghur
Variant transcription of Nëghmet.
Něgoslav m Bulgarian
Bulgarian cognate of Niegosław.
Negoslav m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian cognate of Niegosław.
Negovan m Serbian
Variant of Njegovan.
Negovanka f Serbian (Rare)
Feminine form of Negovan.
Negus m African American, Tigrinya
Means "king" in Tigrinya.
Neguse m Amharic
Means "my king" in Amharic.
Neha f Hindi
neha means ‘Dewdrop’, ‘Affectionate’
Nehal m Indian
Meaning unknown.
Nehalennia f Germanic Mythology, German (Modern, Rare), Dutch (Modern, Rare)
Name of a Gaulish goddess of commerce worshipped in what is now the Netherlands, whose worship was prevalent when the Romans arrived to the area. She is believed to be a goddess of the sea, divination, and the Otherworld... [more]
Nehamah f Hebrew
Variant of Nechama.
Nehar m & f Turkish
Variant of Nehir.
Neheb m Ancient Egyptian
Means "he who belongs to the plow" in Egyptian.
Nehebkau m Egyptian Mythology
Means "(one who) brings together".... [more]