November

November is the eleventh month of the year according to the Gregorian calender. It comes from Latin novem meaning "nine" derived from Proto-Indo-European *h₁néwn̥ (nine). It was originally the ninth month of the Roman calender which originally consisted of ten months before the addition of two more months. Origin: Proto-Indo-European  

Advertisements

Nereus

Nereus is the name of the Greek god of the sea, the father of the Nereids, and was a shapeshifter who had the gift of prophecy. He was known as the Old Man of the Sea. Though the name seems to be derived from Greek neros meaning "water", it seems more likely that it comes from a … Continue reading Nereus

Naomi

Naomi (pr. nay-o-mee or nie-o-mee in English; pr. na-o-mee in Japanese)  is a female given name with two separate origins. The first is that it derives from Hebrew meaning "pleasantness". It's also a Japanese unisex name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used: "straight; honest +beauty; beautiful" (直美); feminine "esteem + beauty; beautiful" (尚美); feminine "straight; honest … Continue reading Naomi

Nevada

Nevada is the name of an American state, its name derived from Spanish nevada meaning "snow-covered; snowy" which comes from Latin nivatus (snowy). Nevada is also a surname. Origin: Latin  

Ndidi

Ndidi is an African Igbo unisex name meaning "patience" though it seems to be more popular for women. It also seems to be a surname as well. Origin: African (Igbo)        

Neville

Neville comes from a surname via a place name in Normandy, France. It comes from Old French neu (new) and ville (town) meaning "new town". Origin: Old French Variants: Nevel (English) Nevil (English)  

Nika

Nika is a unisex given name with several possible meanings. It's a Russian short form of Veronika which ultimately comes from Greek Pherenike meaning "bringer of victory, bringing victory", or any name ending in -nika, as well as also being a short form of Nikita, the Russian form of Greek Niketas meaning "winner, victor". Nika is also the feminine form of male given name Nikola, the … Continue reading Nika

Natsu

Natsu is a Japanese unisex name (as well as a word name) meaning 夏 "summer", and is used as a name element among names like Natsuki, a unisex name with a variety of meanings such as 夏稀 (summer + rare); 夏生 (summer + life); 夏紀 (summer + chronicle); and 夏樹 (summer + wood); Natsuko, a … Continue reading Natsu

Nikita

Nikita is a Russian male name, the Russian form of Greek Niketas meaning "winner, victor", or from Greek Aniketos meaning "unconquerable". It's also an Indian female name originating from a completely different source, from Sanskrit niketa meaning "house, habitation". Origin: Ancient Greek, Sanskrit Female variants: Niketa (Indian, Marathi, Hindi)   Male variants: Mykyta (Ukrainian) Mikita (Belarusian) Niketas (Ancient Greek) Aniketos (Ancient … Continue reading Nikita

Nathan

Nathan is a male name meaning "to give" or "he will give" from Hebrew Natan. It's also a surname originating from the given name. Nathan could also be a short form of Nathaniel meaning "God has given". Nicknames: Nat, Nate Origin: Hebrew Variants: Natan (Hebrew) Nosson (Yiddish)