Niamh

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Niamh

Niamh

Brightness

This is one of a number of Celtic names which has become in vogue in the English-speaking world since the 1990s. Borne in Irish mythology by the daughter of the sea god.

Meaning:

Brightness or beauty

Origin:

Celtic

Gender:

For a girl

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

More about the name Niamh

Variations & similar names, nicknames, middle names and famous bearers for the name Niamh

 

Variations & Similar Names

Nevaeh, Neve, Neveah, Neves, Nia

Nicknames

Short and sweet as is

Middle Names

Adley, Emberly, Louise, Octavia, Peyton

Famous Bearers

Niamh Walsh (Irish actress)

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