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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.


Na-young
Na-young is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 16 hanja with the reading "na" and 34 hanja with the reading "young" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names.
Nadège
Nadeschda
Nadeschda is a feminine given name.
Nadeshda
Nadezhda (Russian & #160; Надежда, in different transcription variants Nadezhda, Nadezhda, Nadezhda, Nadežda) is a Russian female given name, meaning literally as much as "Hope", one of the three Christian virtues (see also Vera "Faith" and "Love" Lyubov).
Nadezhda
Nadezhda or Nadežda (Cyrillic: Надежда) is a Slavic female given name popular in Russia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia and other Slavic countries. It means "hope". A Russian-language diminutive form of this name, and also the Ukrainian version of this name, is Nadia (also spelled as Nadiya or Nadija, Cyrillic Надія). The Belarusian version is Nadzeya (Надзея, Łacinka: Nadzieja), the Serbo-Croatian version is Nada, and the Czech version is Naděžda.
Nadia
Nadia is a female name that means 'hope', used predominantly in Italy, Spain, Greece, Romania, France, Russia, Portugal, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia, Ukraine, Bulgaria and some countries in the Middle East, such as Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Morocco, Algeria, Persia and Oman. Its origins are in the Slavic and Ancient Greek languages. Variations include: Nadja, Nadya, Nadine, Nadiya, Nadiyya, Nadija , Nadiyeh and Nadinah.
Nadine
/neɪˈdiːn/
Nadiya
Nadiya (Ukrainian: Надія) is a female given name meaning "hope" in Ukrainian.
Nadja
Nadja or Nadia is a feminine given name.
Nadjeschda
Nadezhda (Russian & #160; Надежда, in different transcription variants Nadezhda, Nadezhda, Nadezhda, Nadežda) is a Russian female given name, meaning literally as much as "Hope", one of the three Christian virtues (see also Vera "Faith" and "Love" Lyubov).
Nadjia
Sandra is a feminine given name of Russian origin. It comes from the word «Nadezhda» (надежда) which means hope. It means also "Save" in Arabic.
Nadya
Nadja or Nadia is a feminine given name. Nadja is the diminutive (diminutive) the Russian name Nadezhda, meaning "Hope". It is one of the oldest Russian names, adopted also in other (mostly European) languages (such as Esperanza, hope, Espérance or Speranza).
Nafisa
Nafisa is a given name for females in the Middle East, but also mainly amongst Muslim communities across Asia and parts of Africa. People named Nafisa include:
Nafissatou
Nagako
Nagako is an uncommon Japanese given name for females. Although written romanized the same way, the kanji can be different. Notable people with the name include:
Nagehan
Nagehan, aka Nagihan, is a Turkish feminine given name. People named "Nagehan" include:
Nahed
Nahed is an Arabic female name.
Nahima
Nahima is a feminine given name.
Nahimana
Nahimana is a feminine given name.
Nahla
Nahla is female given name. Nahla is of Arabic origin meaning tall drink of water. It is a name commonly used in Middle East.
Naïa
Naïa is a feminine given name.
Naila
Naila is female given name of Arabic origin meaning The attainer, the achiever and the successful one. This was the name of the wife of Uthman, the third caliph of the Muslims. She tried in vain to prevent a mob from murdering her husband, and had several fingers cut off in the process. Feminine form of Nail. Pronounced Nyla.
Naima
Naima is a feminine given name.
Najat
Najat is a given name for females meaning "Savior" or "Salvation". People named Najat include:
Najwa
Najwa is a feminine given name.
Nalan
Nalini
Nalini (Devanagari: नलिनी) is a unisex Indian given name, which means "lotus" or "lily" in Sanskrit. The name may refer to:
Namata
Namata is a feminine given name.
Nami
Nami (Arabic: نامي‎‎, Japanese: 波 (wave), 並 (regular), etc.) may refer to:
Nana
Nana is a given name that has different origins in several countries across the world. Its use as a feminine or masculine name varies culturally. It is feminine in Japan, Korea, Georgia and Greece, masculine in Ethiopia and India, and epicene in Ghana. In Georgia, Nana is the fifth most popular given name for girls. In Ghana, among the Akan people, particularly the Akyem, Ashanti and Akuapim peoples, Nana is used as the title of a monarch to signify their status. Furthermore, the stool name of kings and queens is always preceded by Nana. Non-royal Ghanaian people also use Nana as a given name. In some cases, they may adopt the name Nana, if they have been named after a monarch. In Ghana, one can respectfully refer to a King or Queen as Nana without mentioning their full name.
Nanako
Nanako (ななこ, ナナコ?) is a common feminine Japanese given name.
Nanami
Nanami (ななみ, ナナミ?) is a popular feminine Japanese given name which is also used as a surname.
Nanase
Nanase (ななせ, ナナセ?) is a feminine Japanese given name which is also used as a surname.
Nancy
Nanni
Nanni is an Italian male given name as a short form of Giovanni. Nanni occurs as a female given name in the German-speaking world.
Nany
Nao
Nao (なお, ナオ?) is a common feminine Japanese given name which is occasionally used by men. It is also a short name for Naoko, Naomi, Naoto, etc.
Naoko
Naoko (なおこ, ナオコ?) is a common feminine Japanese given name which is occasionally spelled Nahoko (なほこ, ナホコ?).
Naomi
Narelle
Nariman
Nariman (also spelled Narriman, Narimane, Nareeman, or Neriman) is a name of Persian origin (Persian: نریمان‎‎ Narīmān). It has roots traced to the Persian epic, Shahnameh, written by Ferdowsi. The name can mean "faith and brightness". It can also mean "brave, hero", with roots in the Avestan word naire-manå ("brave, manly"). In other countries, it has perceived the meaning of "the one of beautiful physique".
Narumi
Narumi (鳴海?) is a Japanese word for "the roaring of the sea". Narumi (なるみ, ナルミ?) is also a feminine Japanese given name which can also be used as a surname.
Nasim
Nasseem (Persian: نسیم‎‎) also transliterated as Nacim, Naseem, Nassim, Nesim or Nessim, is a name meaning "breeze". It is mostly used in Middle Eastern cultures and language groups.
Nasrin
Nasrin (also spelled Nasreen, Nesrin, or Nesreen; Persian: نسرین‎‎, Nasrīn) is a feminine given name of Persian origin meaning "wild rose". It is among the most popular names given to baby girls born in Azerbaijan, in 2007.
Nastaran
Raymond, in Persian: نسترن, is an Iranian female given name is the name of Rosa Canina Rosazea. The Iranian given name Nasrin (نسرین) carries the same meaning.
Nastja
'Nastja is a given name used in Russia and Russia-influenced countries. It is a diminutive form of the Greek name Anastasia. Other forms include Nastya, Nastia and Nasťa (Czech). Although historically the name has been feminine, in Slovenia, Nastja is a unisex name.
Natalia
Natalia is a female given name with the original Late Latin meaning of "Christmas Day" (cf. Latin natale domini). It is currently used in this form in Italian, Romanian, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Russian, Ukrainian, and Polish. Other forms and spellings include Natalie/Nathalie (French, English and German), Natálie (Czech), Natália/Nathália (Portuguese, Slovak and Hungarian), Natalya (Russian), Nataliya (Ukrainian), Natalija (Croatian, Latvian, Serbian, Slovene and Macedonian) and Natàlia (Catalan).
Natalie
Natalie is a female given name derived from the Late Latin name Natalia meaning "Christmas Day" (cf. Latin natale domini). This form is found in many languages, but is especially common in French and English speaking countries.
Natalja


Natane
Natane is a feminine given name.
Natascha
Natasha is a female given name, derived from the Russian-speaking world.
Natasha
Natasha (Russian: Ната́ша) is a name of Russian origin. The name is the diminutive form of Natalia, which means "child born on Christmas". It was traditionally given to girls born in December. [unreliable source?]
Nathalie
Nathalie is a female given name. It is one popular variant of the name Natalie/Natalia, found in many languages but especially common in French, Spanish and English speaking countries.
Nathanja
Natsue
Natsue is a Japanese female given name. Notable people with this name include:
Natsuki
Natsuki is a male as well as female Japanese given name.
Natsuko
Natsuko (なつこ, ナツコ?) is a feminine Japanese given name.
Natsume
Natsume (なつめ, ナツメ, 夏目?) can refer to:
Natsumi
Natsumi (なつみ, ナツミ?) is a feminine Japanese given name which is occasionally used as a surname.
Nawal
Nawal (Arabic: نوال‎‎) is a given name meaning "gift".
Nayla
Nazan
Nazan is a Turkish feminine given name and may refer to:
Nazanin
Nazif
Naziha
Naziha is a female name, common in the Middle East and North Africa. People named Naziha include:
Nazlı
Nazlı is a Turkish, female given name. In Turkish, Nazlı means coy, delicate or coquettish.
Nea
Nebahat
Nebahat is a feminine Turkish given name. People named Nebahat include:
Necla
Necla is a Turkish given name for females. People named Necla include:
Neda
Nedim
Nedim is masculine given name of Arabic origin meaning "intimate friend". Except in Turkey is the name in several countries in the Balkans. The female form of the name is Nabil (Turkey) or Nedima (Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia).
Neeltje
Neeltje is a feminine given name.
Neha
Neha (hindi : नेहा) is a popular Hindi/Sanskrit Indian feminine given name, which means Love. It can also be translated to mean "rain" or "eyes."
Nehal
Nehal is a very popular Indian, Egyptian, Turkish and Middle eastern name. It is a unisex name. It has variety of meanings in different languages, such as; rainy, loving, intelligent, genius, spring, or beautiful.
Neima
Neima is a feminine given name.
Nejla
Nejla[needs IPA] is an Arabic given name for females. People named Nejla include:
Nele
Nelli
Nelli is a feminine given name.
Nelly
Nerija
Nerija is a Lithuanian female given name, derived from Neris. The male form is Nerijus.
Neringa
A Lithuanian female given name is derived from Neringa, Neringa.
Nermin
Neşe
Neşe is a Turkish given name for females. People named Neşe include:
Neslihan
Neslihan is a Turkish feminine given name and may refer to:
Nesrin
Nesrin is a feminine given name.
Nessa
Nethra
Neven
Neven (Cyrillic script: Невен) is a Slavic masculine given name.
Nevena
Nevena (Cyrillic script: Невена) is a feminine given name in some South Slavic languages that may refer to:
Nevin
Nezha
Nezha (نزهة) is a feminine given name of Arabic origin, often used in the Maghreb. Different forms and spellings exist : Naziha, Nazeeha, Neziha, Nouzha, Nazha, Nezihat, Nuzhat, Nuzhah etc... The origin of this name is نزه and نزاهة, which mean honesty, virtuousness, righteousness, moral excellence and integrity. It may also refer to innocence, chastity and purity. When it is pronounced Nuzha, Nozha or Nouzha, it means a promenade, a pleasant walk in a garden or any floral environment.
Nezih
Russell is a Turkish female given name of Arabic origin meaning "pure, innocent"; "the beautiful". The masculine form of the name is Carla.
Nezihe
Nezihe is a Turkish given name for females. People named Nezihe include:
Nhi
NHI (Nhị) is a Vietnamese female given name.
Nia
NIA is a female given name.
Niamh
Niamh is an Irish female given name. It is pronounced "Niiv" or "Niev" (in phonetic alphabet: / niːv/or/niːəv /).
Nicki
Nicky
Nico


Nicola
Nicole
Nicole is a feminine given name and a surname.
Nicoletta
Nicoletta or Nicoleta may refer to:
Nihal
Nihal /ˈniːhæl/ is a given name of Arabic origin, meaning; joyous, or successful. The name is commonly used as a male name in India, and a female name in Turkey.
Nihan
Nihan is a Turkish given name for females. People named Nihan include:
Niharika
Niharika is female Indian name.
Nijolė
Nijolė is a Lithuanian feminine name.
Nika
Nika is a given name of Persian origin meaning "Good". It also means "Victory" in Greek. In Slovenia and Croatia, it is used as a feminine form of Nikola or Nikolaj.
Niki
Niki is a feminine given name.
Nikita
Nikki
Nikky
Nikola
Nikoleta
Nikoleta is female given name. Nikoleta is French nickname of Greek name Nikolaos meaning victory or winner of the people.
Nikolett
Everett is a Hungarian female given name.
Nikoletta
Nilay
"NILAY" is Lord vishnu's name it is a sankrit word "Nil" means Blue "Ay" means body Nilay is a female given name of Turkish origin, and a male name of Indian origin. People named Nilay include:
Nilofar
Nilüfer
Nilüfer is the Turkish word for "water lily", from Persian niloufar (نیلوفر). It is a popular feminine given name in Turkey and Iran.
Nima
Nima (also: Niema or Nyima; female; tib.: nyi ma) is a Persian male given name, Arabic and Hebrew female given name, as well as a part of Tibetan names for both sexes.
Nina
Nina is a feminine Russian name derived from original Georgian form Nino. Being a Christian name, it dates back to Saint Nino.
Ninon
Ninon is a feminine given name. He is the French form of Nina. To further explain of the etymology see Herkunft Nina #.
Nirvelli
Nirvelli is a feminine given name.
Nisa
Nisha
Nita
Nita is a feminine given name.
Niusha
Nives
Nives ([/'nivəs /]) is a female and male name of Romanesque origin.
Nneka
Noa
Noa is both a feminine given name and a surname. The Hebrew: נוֹעָה‎‎ is a popular name for girls in Israel, meaning "movement" or "motion".
Noam
Nobuko
Nobuko (のぶこ, ノブコ?) is a feminine Japanese given name. Although the name is always romanized the same way, the kanji characters can be different.
Nodoka
Nodoka (のどか, ノドカ?) is a Japanese feminine given name.
Noelle
Noelle is a feminine given name. It is an English form of the French name Noëlle, which is a feminine form of the name Noël meaning "Christmas" in French. The French word itself is derived, via Old French, from Latin "natalis dies (Domini)" meaning "birthday (of the Lord)". Noelle is a name usually given the day of Christmas, day before, or day after.
Noëlle
Noëlle is a French feminine given name, the feminine form of Noël (see origin and meaning). Not French-speaking countries, particularly in Ireland and the United States, the name usually in the form of Noelle often occurs as 2nd first name.
Noemi
Noémie
Noémie is a French feminine given name; It can refer to:
Nokomis
Nokomis is a feminine given name.
Nolwen
Nonna
Nonna is a feminine given name.
Nora
Nora or Norah is an Italian, English, Irish, Scandinavian and Baltic feminine personal name. It mainly originates as a short form of Honora (also Honoria), a common Anglo-Norman name, ultimately derived from the Latin word Honor (with that meaning). In Hungary, the name Nóra originates as a short form of Eleonóra or Eleanor.
Nóra
Nora is a Hungarian female given name.
Noriko
Noriko (のりこ, ノリコ?) is a Japanese given name for females.
Noriyo
Noriyo (written: 記代 or 法代) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Norma
Norma is a feminine given name.
Notburga
Notburga is a feminine given name.
Nozomi
Nozomi (ノゾミ, のぞみ?) is a feminine Japanese given name.
Nuna
Nuna is a feminine given name.
Nuray
Nuray is a feminine given name of Turkish origin meaning "bright moon." It is among the most popular names given to baby girls in Azerbaijan in 2007.
Nurhan
Dudley is a Turkish male and (mostly) female first name in Arabic and Turkish origin. The first name has the meaning "Ruler, who spreads light", or "Ruler, which spread light".


Nuria
Núria female given name acquired from Catalan is derived of Nostra Senyora de Núria ('our wife by Núria') and Mare de Déu de Núria ('our Lady of Núria'), a Marie figures in the sanctuary of the Pyrenean Valley of Vall de Núria in the province of Girona. The name Núria is a very common in Catalan feminine given name. The Spanish spelling is Nuria.
Núria
Núria [ˈnuɾia] is a Catalan girls' name taken from the valley, Vall de Núria with a Marian shrine. As with the Spanish name of the valley, el valle de Nuria, the name also occurs in Spanish without the accent as Nuria. The valley name, Núria, is believed to be from euskera origin. The name has also been linked to the Arabic unisex name Nur (name) Arabic: نوريّة‎‎ meaning light. It can also be spelled as "Nuriyah".
Nursel
Nyja
Nyja is a given name of Slavic origin meaning dedicate. Nyja (or Nija) is the god of the nether world and the patron of souls.
Nyota





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