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Boy Name: Niven

Name: Niven
Pronunciation: \n(i)-ven\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: holy, sacred; little bone; servant of the saint's disciple
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Neven, Navon, Nevan, Nevon, Novena
Similar Names: Ziven, Beven, Daven, Deven, Even, Gaven, Haven, Iven, Jeven, Jivan, Keven, Naren, Nisan, Nolen, Raven, Sven, Teven, Vivien, Zivon
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 17217

Description

Niven \n(i)-ven\ as a boy's name is a variant of Nevin (Latin), and the meaning of Niven is "holy, sacred; little bone; servant of the saint's disciple".

The baby name Niven sounds like Neven, Navon, Nevan, Nevon and Novena. Other similar baby names are Ziven, Beven, Daven, Deven, Even, Gaven, Haven, Iven, Jeven, Jivan, Keven, Naren, Nisan, Nolen, Raven, Sven, Teven, Vivien and Zivon.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Niven.

Popularity

Niven is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#17217 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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