Neve - girls name

Neve name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 95%

Neve name meaning:

The name Neve is of Irish origin and has several meanings attached to it. One of the most common meanings is "bright" or "radiant." This reflects the name's association with light and brilliance. Neve can also mean "snow" in Italian, deriving from the Latin word "nivis." This interpretation resonates with purity and tranquility, as well as the idea of a clean slate or new beginning. Additionally, Neve is a variant of the name Niamh, which holds significance in Irish mythology.

The name Neve carries a sense of elegance and beauty, capturing the essence of a girl who shines brightly. It evokes a feeling of warmth and positivity, suggesting a cheerful and luminous personality. The name's connection to snow adds a touch of enchantment, conjuring images of a serene and serene landscape. These various meanings give Neve a versatile and captivating appeal, making it a popular choice for parents seeking a name that embodies grace, purity, and vitality.



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Overall UK ranking: 275 out of 5581

172 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (216)

Historical popularity of Neve

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