N

Name

Meaning

Pronunciation

Derivations

Origin

Naarah Girl of my heart. Naara, Nara, Narah Hebrew
Naaz Pride Indian
Nabila Born to nobility. Nabilayh, Nabyla, Nabylah Arabic
Nachni Dancer, Suggestive
look.
Indian
Nada Hope Nada, Nadah, Nadan, Nadana, Nadanah,
Nadean, Nadeana, Nadeanah, Nadeane, Nadeen, Nadeena, Nadeenah, Nadeene, Nadiah (French), Nadie, Nadin, Nadina, Nadine,
Nady, Nadya, Nadyah, Nadyn, Nadyna, Nadynah, Nadyne
Russian; Arabic
Nadalia Fire Nandalea, Nandaleah, Nandalee,
Nanadalei, Nandaleigh, Nandaley, Nandali, Nandalia, Nandaliah, Nandaly,
Nandalya, Nandalyah
Australian Aboriginal
Nadda Camp site; Generous. Nada, Nadah, Naddah Australian Aboriginal;
Arabic
Nadia Hope Nada, Nadah, Nadan, Nadana, Nadanah,
Nadean, Nadeana, Nadeanah, Nadeane, Nadeen, Nadeena, Nadeenah, Nadeene, Nadiah (French), Nadie, Nadin, Nadina, Nadine,
Nady, Nadya, Nadyah, Nadyn, Nadyna, Nadynah, Nadyne
Russian, Indian
Nadie Hope Nada, Nadah, Nadan, Nadana, Nadanah,
Nadean, Nadeana, Nadeanah, Nadeane, Nadeen, Nadeena, Nadeenah, Nadeene, Nadiah (French), Nadie, Nadin, Nadina, Nadine,
Nady, Nadya, Nadyah, Nadyn, Nadyna, Nadynah, Nadyne
Nadifa Born between seasons. Somalian
Nadine Hope Nadia,
Nadie
Nadira Pinnacle, Precious; Rare. Nadirah, Nadria, Nadriah, Nadyra, Nadyrah Indian; African
Naeva Life. A form of Eve. Naeve, Nahvon French, Hebrew
Nafula Born during the rainy
season.
Kenyan
Nafuna Child born feet first. Nafunah Luganda
Nagiah Close and Intimate friend
of god/star.
Arabic
Nagida Noble, Prosperous. Nagda, Nagdah, Nageeda,
Nagyda
Hebrew
Nagina Jewell Indian
Nahid Goddess of love, Venus. Nahyd Persian
Naia Dolphin Naiah, Naya, Nayah Greek
Naiad Water fairy. Naida, Nayad, Nyad Greek
Nailah Sucessful. Naila, Nayla, Naylah Arabic
Naina Relating to the eyes. Indian
Nainika Pupil of the eye. Indian
Nairi From the land with the
canyons.
Nairia, Nairiah, Nairie, Nairee,
Nairey, Nairy
Armenian
Nairita Coming from the southwest
direction.
Indian
Nairne From the alder tree
river.
Nairn Scottish
Najma Star Najmah, Najm Indian, Arabic
Naki First girl. Adangbe
Nakisai Beautify na-ki-sigh Shona
Nala Queen Nah-lah Nalah Tanzanian
Nalini Mother of the Vedas. Indian
Namika A wave of fragrance. Japanese
Namiko Child of the wave. Japanese
Namita Devotee Indian
Namrata Humility, Modesty Indian
Nan Anna,
Nancy
Nana Grandmother; Spring,
Graceful; Bitter; Young woman.
Nanah, Nanna, Nannah English, Australian,
American; Hawaiian; Hebrew; Old Norse
Nanala Sunflower Nanalah Hawaiian
Nanda Joyful Indian
Nancy Graceful. A form of Ann. Anna,
Nan, Nancea, Nancee, Nancey, Nanci, Nancia, Nanciah, Nancie, Nancya,
Nancyah, Nancye, 
English, Hebrew
Nanda Lake Nandah, Nanda, Nanndah Australian Aboriginal
Nanetta / Nanette Little graceful one. A
form of Annetta.
Nana, Nanah, Nanet, Naneta, Nanetah,
Nanete, Nanett, Nanettah, Nanette, Nann, Nanna, Nannah, Nannet,
Nanneta, Nannetah, Nannete, Nannett, Nanetta, Nannettah, Nannette
French
Nani Beautiful; Charming. Nanee, Naney, Nania, Naniah, Nanie,
Nannee, Nanney, Nanni, Nannie, Nanny, Nany, Nanya,
Nanyah
Hawaiian; Greek
Nanon Graceful bitterness. A
form of Ann.
Nanona, Nanonah, Nanone, Nononia,
Nononiah, Nanonya, Nanonyah
French, Hebrew
Nanyamka God’s gift. nuh-yam-kuh Ghana
Naolini Italian
Naomh Saint NEE-bh Irish
Naomi Pleasant Naoma, Naomah, Naomee, Naomey, Naomia,
Naomiah, Naomie, Naomy, Navit, Neoma, Neomah, Neomee, Neomi, Neomie,
Neomy, Niomi, Niomie, Niomy, Niomeh, Noma, Nomah, Nomee,
Nomey, Nomi, Nomia, Nomiah, Nomie, Nyoma, Nyomee, Nyomey, Nyomi,
Nyomia, Nyomiah, Nyomie, Nyomy, Nyomya, Nyomyah
Hebrew
Napea From the valley. Napeah Latin
Nara Happy; Oak. Narah, Narra, Narrah Irish; Japanese
Nárbflaith Noble princess. NER-fla Narvla (English) Irish
Narcisse Daffodil, Self-love. Narcissa, Narcissah, Narciska, Narcissus Greek, French
Narda Fragrant oil. Nardah Latin
Nardoo Clover Nardo Australian Aboriginal
Narelle Light, Woman from the
sea.
Narel, Narela, Narelah, Narele,
Narell, Narella, Narellah
Australian
Nari Thunder bolt. Narea, Naree, Narey, Naria, Nariah,
Narie, Nary, Narya, Naryah
Japanese
Narlal Lookout Narla, Narlalah Australian Aboriginal
Narmanda Giver of pleasure. Narmandah Hindi
Narooma Magical stone. Naroomah Australian Aboriginal
Nashota Second born of twins. Nashotah Native American
Nasia Natala, Natalia, Natalie, Natalya, Natasha, Nathalie, Nat
Nassa Triumphant
Nastassja A form of Anastasia,
resurrection.
Russian
Nasya Miracle of God. Nasia, Nasiah, Nasyah Hebrew
Nat To be
born. A short form of names beginning with “Nat”.
Natala, Natalia, Natalie, Natalya, Natasha, Nathalie, Nasia
Nata Crator, Speaker; Dancer;
Rope; Swimmer.
Natah, Natia, Natiah, Natka, Natya, Natyah Native American; Saskrit;
Hindi; Latin
Natala To be
born
Nat, Natalia, Natalie, Natalya, Natasha, Nathalie, Nasia
Natalia To be
born
Nat, Natala, Natalie, Natalya, Natasha, Nathalie, Nasia
Natalie To be
born
Nat, Natala, Natalia, Natalya, Natasha, Nathalie, Nasia
Natalya To be
born
Nat, Natala, Natalia, Natalie, Natasha, Nathalie, Nasia
Natasha To be
born
Nat, Natala, Natalia, Natalie, Natalya, Nathalie, Nasia
Nathalie Christmas Day. na-ta-LEE;
NAH-tah-lee
French; German
Naveen Beautiful,
pleasant
Navlyn True love Navlin Iranian, Indian
Nawal Gift Arabic
Na’weh To have walked before. Liberia
Nazek Elegant; Slim Turkish; Kurdish
Nazrah Perspective Nazarah Arabic
Na’Zyia A mother’s love. Kenya
Nbulungi Beautiful one. Ghana
Ndahepuluka I became richer. N’da-he-poo-loo-kah Ovambo
Ndapewa Given; I am given nDA-pee-waa Oshiwambo; Ovambos
Ndidi Patience En-dee-dee Nigeria
Nea New NEE-ah Neah Greek
Neala Female champion. The feminine form of Neal. NEE-lah Neila Irish
Nebraska Land with flat water. Nebraskah Native American
Nebula Mist, Cloud. Nebulah Latin
Nechole Victory of the people. A form of
Nicole. A feminine form of Nicholas.
Nechola, Necholah, Necola, Necolah,
Necole
French, Greek
Neci Fiery Necee, Necey, Necia, Neciah, Necie,
Necy
Hungarian
Neda Child born on a Sunday. A feminine
form of Ned/Edward, wealthy, ruling guardian.
Nedah, Nedda, Neddah, Nedeljka
(Slavic), Nedya, Nedyah
Slavic
Neelam Blue sapphire Indian
Neema Child born in prosperous times. Neemah Swahili
Nefertara The blessed one has arrived; beautiful. Egyptian
Nefertiti The beautiful one has
arrived.
Egyptian
Negar Sweetheart Negah, Negga Persian
Nehanda Hardiness Zezuru
Neheda Independent Nehedah Arabic
Neige Snow Neig French
Neisha Derived from Indian
elephant – god of all good things in life
Gneisha Indian
Nekeisha Life; Woman. A form of Keisha. Nekeasha, Nekeahia, Nekeashiah,
Nekeysha, Nekeayshah, Nekeesha, Nekeeshia, Nekeysha, Nekeyshia,
Nekeyshya, Nekeyshyah
Swahili, African American; Hindi
Neena Ninth Nina
Nelda From the elder-tree home. Neldah, Neldda, Nelddah Old English
Nelia Horn-coloured, Horn blower, The
cornell tree. The feminine form of Cornelius.
Cornelia, Nel, Nela, Nelah, Nele,
Nelee, Nelean, Neleah, Nelei, Neleigh, Neley, Neliah, Nell, Nella,
Nellah, Nellea, Nelleah, Nellee, Nellei, Nelleigh, Nelley, Nelli,
Nellia, Nelliah, Nellie (Old English), Nelly (Old English), Nellya,
Nellyah, Nelya, Nelyah
Latin
Nell Horn-coloured, Horn blower, The
cornell tree. A short form of names beginning with “Nel”.
Latin
Nellwyn Nell’s friend, Friend of the light,
Friend of the yellow one, Friend of the horn blower, Friend from the
cornell tree.
Nellwin, Nellwina, Nellwinah,
Nellwine, Nellwinn, Nellwinna, Nellwinnah, Nellwine, Nellwyna,
Nelleynah, Nellwyne, Nellwynn, Nelwin, Nelwina, Nelwinah, Nelwine,
Nelwinn, Nelwinna, Nelwinnah, Nelwyn, Nelwyna, Nelwynah, Nelwyne,
Nelwynn, Nelwynna, Nelwynnah, Nelwynne
Old English
Nenet Born by the sea. Neneta, Nenetah, Nenete, Nennet,
Nenneta, Nennetah, Nennete, Nennett, Nennetta, Nennettah, Nennette
Egyptian
Neola Youthful Neolah Greek
Neoma New moon. Neomah Greek
Neri My light, Light of God. Hebrew
Nerida Blossom, Red water lily. Neridah, Neryda, Nerydah Australian Aboriginal
Nerina Sea nymph Nerine, Nerissa
Nerine Sea nymph Nerina, Nerissa
Nerissa Sea nymph Nerina, Nerine
Nerita Sea snail
Nessa Nessa was the mother of Conchobhar (Conor) Mac Nessa, king of
Ulster.
Agnes, Neasa, Nees, Ness Irish
Neva White Nevah Spanish
Nevada White like snow. Nevadah
Nevaeh Heaven
Neve Life. A form of Eve; Snowy Neiv, Neive, Neva, Nevah, Nevee,
Nevein, Nevia, Neviah, Nevin, Neyva, Neyve, Nieve, Nyev, Nyeva, Nyevah,
Nyeve, Niamh
Hebrew; Celtic
Nevena Marigold “Calendula
Officinalus”
Nevenah Croation
Nevina The saint worshipper Nevinah, Nevine, Nivena, Nivenah,
Nivina, Nivinah, Nivine, Nyvina, Nyvinah, Nyvine, Nyvyn, Nyvyna,
Nyvynah, Nyvyne
Irish
Neylan Wish which is fulfilled Nealana, Nealanah, Nealanee, Nealaney,
Nealani, Nealania, Nealaniah, Nealanya, Nealanyah, Neilana, Neilanah,
Neilane, Neilanee, Neilaney, Neilani, Neilania, Neilaniah, Neilany,
Neilanya, Neilanah, Nelana, Nelanah, Nelane, Nelanee, Nelaney, Nelani,
Nelania, Nelaniah, Nelanie, Nelany, Nelanya, Nelanyah, Neya, Neyah,
Neyla, Neylah, Neylana, Neylanah, Neylane, Neylanee, Neylaney 
Turkish
Neysa/Neza Purity. A form of Agnes Neisa, Neisah, Nesa, Nesah, Nessa,
Nessah, Neysah, Neza (Slavic), Nezah, Nezza, Nezzah
Greek
Ngaire Family Niree, Nyree Polynesian
Ngan Money Vietnamese
Ngina

“Nah-gee-nah”

Attended to a queen. African American
Ngoc Gem Vietnamese
Ngoni

“N’Go-Knee”

Mercy of God. Shona
Nia Fairy Niah, Nya, Nyah
Niabi Fawn Niabia, Niabiah, Niabie, Niaby,
Nyabya, Nyabyah
Osage
Niamh Radiance, Lustre, Brightness. The
daughter of the sea god Manannan.
NEE-iv; NEEV Neave, Niam, Niav Irish
Nichelle Victorious maiden
Nicki Victory of the
people
Nicole, Nicola,
Nicolette, Nikita, Nikki, Nikkos
Nicole / Nicola Victory of the
people. A feminine form of Nick.
Nacol, Nacola, Nacolah, Nacole,
Nakita, Nakitah, Necol, Necola, Necolah, Necole, Necoll, Necolla,
Necollah, Necolle, Nicholle (French), Nicia, Niciah, Nickol, Nickola, Nickolah, Nickole,
Nicol, Nicola, Nicolle, Nicholah, Nichola, Nicholah, Nichole (French),
Nicolah, Nicolina, Nicoline, Nikol, Nikola, Nikolah, Nikole, Niquol,
Niquola, Niquolah, Niquole, Nocol, Nocola, Nocolah, Nocole, Nycol,
Nycola, Nycolah, Nycole, Nychole (French)
Greek
Nicolea Victory in the meadow. Nicoleah Greek and English
Nicolette Victory of the
people
Nicki, Nicole,
Nicola, Nikita, Nikki, Nikkos
French
Nihansa Gratified
Nikita Victory of the
people. A form of Nicole.  A feminine form of Nicholas.
Niceata, Nicheatah, Nicheeta,
Hcheetah, Nickeata, Nickeatah, Nickeeta, Nickeetah, Nikeata, Nikeatah,
Nikeeta, Nikeetah, Nikeita, Nikeitah, Nikitah, Nikkita, Nikkitah,
Niquita, Niquitah, Niquite, Nykeata, Nykeatah, Nykeeta, Nykeetah,
Nykeita, Nykeitah, Nykeyta, Nykeytah
Russian, Greek
Nikki Victory of the
people
Nicki, Nicole,
Nicola, Nicolette, Nikita, Nikkos, Niki
Nikkos Victory of the
people
Nicki, Nicole,
Nicola, Nicolette, Nikita, Nikki
Nilaja One who comes with joy. nee-lah-jah Yoruba
Nima Sun; Thread; Blessed Neema, Nema, Nemah, Nimah, Nimali,
Nimalie, Nimaly, Nyma, Nymah
Tibetan; Hebrew; Arabic
Nimaway Perhaps a fantasy name ?? Nimahway, Nimmahway, Nimmaway Modern English
Nimeesha Princess
Nina Ninth; Girl. The Russian form of
Ann, Graceful
Neana, Neanah, Neena, Neenah,
Ninah, Ninet, Nineta, Ninetah, Ninete, Ninett, Ninetta, Ninette, Ninon
(French), Nyna, Nynah
Spanish; Russian
Ninetta Little Ninet, Nineta, Ninetah, Ninete,
Ninett, Ninette, Ninettah, Ninon, Ninona, Ninonah, Ninone, Nynet,
Nyneta, Nynetah, Nynete, Nynett, Nynetta, Nynettah, Nynette
French
Ningai Great queen. Ningae, Ningay Sumerian
Niree Family, Flax flower. Nyree (Polynesian) Australian Aboriginal
Nirel God’s light. Nirela, Nirelah, Nirele, Nirell,
Nirella, Nirellah, Nirelle, Nyrel, Nyrela, Nyrelah, Nyrele, Nyrell,
Nyrella, Nyrellah, Nyrelle
Hebrew
Nirvana Enlightenment, Bliss; Oneness with
God.
Nibbana, Nirvine Sanskrit; Hindi
Nirveli Child of the water. Nirevelea, Nirveleah, Nirvelee,
Nirvelei, Nirveleigh, Nirveley, Nirvelie, Nirvely, Nyrevelea,
Nyrveleah, Nyrvelee, Nyrvelei, Nyrveleigh, Nyrveley, Nyrvelie, Nyrvely
Hindi
Nishi West Nishee, Nishey, Nishie, Nishy Japanese
Nissa Friendly fairy; Sign; Woman Nisa (African), Nisah, Nissah, Nysa,
Nysah, Nyssa, Nyssah
Scandinavian; Hebrew; Arabic
Nita Bear Nitah, Nyta, Nytah Choctaw
Nitya Always, Eternal. Nithya Sanskrit
Njemile Upstanding n-jeh-mee-lay Malawi
Nkazimulo Glory Zulu
Nkechi

“en-kay-kee”

Loyal Ibo
Nneka

“nay-kah”

Mother is supreme. Ibo
Nobantu Mother of people. Zulu
Nobuhle Mother of beauty/goodness. Zulu
Noelani Beautiful one; sent from heaven;
heavenly mist
No’elani, Noelanee, Noelaney,
Noelania, Noelaniah, Noelanie, Noelany, Noelanya, Noelanyah
Hawaiian
Nokulunga Mother of goodness/kindness. Zulu
Nola Small bell. Noble; Of high birth.
White shoulders. Possibly an abbreviation of Fionnula.
Nolana, Noelana, Noelanah, Noelanee,
Noelaney, Noelani, Noelania, Noelaniah, Noelanie, Noelanna, Noelannah,
Noelannee, Noelanney, Noelanni, Noelannia, Noelanniah, Noelannie,
Noelanny, Noelannya, Noelannyah, Nolanah, Nolanee, Nolaney, Nolani,
Nolania, Nolaniah, Nolanie, Nolany, Nolanya, Nolanyah
Latin; Gaelic
Nollaig Christmas NULL-ig Noel, Noelle Irish
Nolwandle Mother of oceans. Zulu
Nomagugu The precious one, Mother or
treasures.
Zulu
Nomalanga Mother of sun/sunshine Zulu
Nomandla Mother of strength. Zulu
Nomasonto Mother of Sundays/churches. Zulu
Nomathalente Mother of talents. Zulu
Nomathemba Mother of hope/trust Zulu
Nombuso One who has kingdom, Joyous
celebration.
No-mbu-so Zulu
Nomcebo Mother of wealth. Zulu
Nomthandazo Mother of prayer. Zulu
Nomvula Mother of rain. Zulu
Nonjabulo Mother of joy. Zulu
Nonhlanhla Mother of luck. Zulu
Noni / Nora Honour; respect; honesty. The short
form of Noeline/Nona
Nonee, Noney, Nonia, Noniah, Nonie,
Nony, Nonya, Nonyah, Norah, Norra, Norrah
English
Noor Light Arabic
Nora Torch; Honor, Reputation. A short form of Eleanor. Honora, Norah, Noreen, English; Latin
Norma Patten, rule
Nosine Born on Thursday. no-see-nay Xhosa
Nothando Mother of love. Zulu
Nourbese A wonderful child. Benin
Nova New Novah Latin
Novia Youthful; New; Sweetheart Nova, Novah, Noviah, Novya, Novyah Latin; Spanish
Noxolo Mother of peace. Zulu
Nozibusiso Mother of blessings Zulu
Nozizwe Mother of nations Zulu
Nqobile Has come up victorious in what was a hopeless/dreadful/ precarious
situation.
Zulu
Ntatu Born on Wendesday. Na-ta-tu Xhosa
Ntombi-zodwa Only girls in the family. Ntombizodwa Ndebele
Nuala White shoulder. A short form of
Fionnuala / Fionnghuala.
NOO-lah Fenella Irish, Gaelic
Nuha Intelligence Arabic
Nuria God’s light. Nuriah, Nurya, Nuryah Aramaic
Nurita Flower with yellow and red blossoms. Nuritah, Nuryta, Nurytah Hebrew
Nurla Plentiful Nurlah Australian Aboriginal
Nuru Light of day. Swahili
Nusi God is gracious. A form of Hannah. Nusie, Nusy Hungarian, Hebrew
Nweka Mother is supreme nway-kah Ibo
Nya Great influential female judge; Fairy naya, nyah Nyanya, nia, iyanya, nyaanwan Efik
Nyah River bend. Australian Aboriginal
Nyarai Be humble. nee-ah-rye Nia, Niah, Nya Shona
NyAsha Merciful, kind, Mercy of God. NyAshah Zimbabwean
NyAshia Beautiful african princess of
purpose.
Nee-ah-shah Swahili
Nydia A safe place; nest; safe refuge. Nidia, Nidiah, Nydiah, Nydya, Nydyah Latin
Nyela One who succeeds or perseveres Nee-ee-lah Somalian
Nymphadora Nymph and gift, Gift of the nymphs. Nymphadorah Greek
Nyoko Gem Nioko Japanese
Nyoman Third-born, Peaceful, calm, beautiful. Balinese
Nyora Cherry tree. Niora, Niorah, Nyorah Australian Aboriginal
Nyota Warrior; Star. nee-o-ta African; Swahili
Nyrang Little Nirang Australian Aboriginal
Nyree Sea Niree, Nyrree, Nyree Maori
Nyssa Beginning; One who has goals. Nisa, Nisah, Nissa, Nissah, Nysa,
Nysah, Nyssah, Nissa, Neesa, Hissah, Neesah
Greek; Latin
Nyusha Purity. A form of Agnes. Nyushenka, Nyushka Russian, Greek
Nyx The goddess of
light. Night. One with the snow-white hair.
Greek; Latin