[ 3 syll. ni-mue, nim-ue ] The baby girl name Nimue is pronounced NIY-Muw-ey- †. Nimue's language of origin is Celtic and it is used mainly in the English language. The name was borne in Arthurian legend by the Lady of the Lake; different writers have named her Nimue, Elaine, Viviane and other variants.
The origin and meaning of Nimue is inherited by all variant forms.
Nimue is unusual as a baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Nimue: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; M as in "me (M.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"