Niamh

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Niamh
Pronunciation /ˈnv/ or Irish: [ˈniː.əv]
Gender feminine
Leid(s) Erse
Origin
Wird/Name Ireland
Meanin bricht
Region o oreegin Ireland
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Niamh (Erse pronunciation: [ˈniːəv], wi twa syllables) is an Erse leid feminine gien name meanin "bricht" or "radiant".[1] anglicised forms of the name are Niav, Neve, Neave, Neeve and Nieve.[2] The Old Irish spelling is Niaṁ.

In Erse meethologie, Niamh wis a goddess, the dochter o the god o the sea an ane o the queens o Tír na nÓg, the land o eternal youth. She wis the luver o the poet-hero Oisín.

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  1. MFnames.com - Origin and Meaning of Niamh
  2. MFnames.com - Origin and Meaning of Neve