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Nimue - Meaning of Nimue

What does Nimue mean?

Meaning of the name Nimue

[ 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.

See also the related category celtic.

Nimue is unusual as a baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Nimue include Na'ima (Arabic), Naama (Hebrew), Naamah (English), Naeemah, Nai'a (Hawaiian), Naima (Arabic), Naimah, Naimi (English), Namono (African), Nanami (Japanese), Nanone, Naomi (English, German, Hebrew, and Japanese), Naomie (English), Nayana (Indian), Nayomi, Neema (African, Swahili, and Yoruban), Neoma (Greek), Neomah, Neomi (English), and Neomy.

† 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)"


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