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First Name Directory - Starting with N




This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.


Nestor
Nestor is a given name, often claimed to be of Greek origin. In Greek mythology it comes from that of the son of Neleus, the King of Pylos and Chloris. The Greek derivation is from a combination of "νέομαι" [neomai] - "go back", and "νόστος" [nostos] - "one who returns from travels".
Nicodemus
Nicodemus is a male given name, but also as a surname. Greek: Νικόδημος - Niko demos: "Winners in the people's Assembly" or "Winner from the people".
Nikiforos
Nikephoros or Νικηφόρος, Greek: Familiar victory, Nike (Nike) "Victory" and φορέω (phoreo) "win away," also Nikiforos, Latin form: Nicephorus, Nikephorus is a masculine given name.
Nikos
Nikos (Νίκος) is a Greek common given name. It originates from Greek Nikolaos, which means "victory of the people". Although used as a proper first name, Nikos is also a popular nickname of the original Nikolaos (Greek) or Nicholas (English).
Nicephorus
Nicephorus, Nikephoros, or Nikiforos is a Greek male name, meaning "Bringer of Victory", which was commonly used among the Byzantine Empire's aristocracy.
Nicetas
Nicetas or Niketas (Νικήτας) is a Greek given name, meaning "victorious one" (from Nike "victory"). The veneration of martyr saint Nicetas the Goth in the medieval period gave rise to the Slavic form Nikita.
Narcís
Narcís is a Catalan male given name, derived from the Latinate form of narcissus of the original Greek name of Narkissos (Νάρκισσος). The inter alia Spanish form of the name is Narciso.
Nikephoros
Nikephoros or Νικηφόρος, Greek: Familiar victory, Nike (Nike) "Victory" and φορέω (phoreo) "win away," also Nikiforos, Latin form: Nicephorus, Nikephorus is a masculine given name.
Nektarios
Nektarios is a Greek male name. The name Nektarios νεκτάρεος (nektareos) derives from the ancient Greek word meaning "nectar right" on german. As nectar is the trunk of the Olympian gods, the name means "to the drink of the gods associated with".
Nikolai
Nikolai (Greek Νικόλαος) is a male given name of Greek origin. Nikolai is a variant of the masculine name of Nikolaos. Translated, this means as much as "Victory of the people" or "Champion of the people" (nike: the victory (Goddess), laos: the people). He is best known by the name of Saint Nicholas who was Bishop of Myra in the 4th century.
Nikolaos
Nikolaos (Greek: Νικόλαος) is a common Greek first name which means "Victor of People", a compound of νίκη nikē 'victory' and λαός laos 'people'. The connotation is "people's champion" or "conqueror of people". The English form is Nicholas.





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