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What does Neve mean?

Neve Pronunciation of Neve [neve] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the name Neve means "snow". Neve is a version of Neva (Latin): from the word "nivis".

Associated with: snow (white).


3 related forms via Neva: Nevada, Nevara and Nieves.

Creative forms:
(female) Nave, Nove, ..

(male) Nele, Nere, ..

Middle name pairings:
Neve Love (N.L.), ..

How popular is Neve?

Neve is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#19563 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Neve reached its apex position of #62 in Scotland in 2006, and is at #96 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Neve name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Neve outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Neve appearing in the Top 2000 are Nevada and Neva. These relations of Neve were popular as birth names in the 1890s (average #1023), but now, the form Neva has fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Neva, Nevada in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Neve outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ave, Dove, Eve, Love, Maeve, Mave, Meave, Nava, Nea, Neale, Neck, Neda, Nedi, Neel, Neile, Neiva, Neives, Neka, Nel, Nela, Nell, Nelle, Nena, Neneh, Nera, Nesi, Nest, Neta, Neti, Nevaeh, Nevsa, Nevya, Nike, Nixe, Noe, Noele, Nore, Nova and Tove. These names tend to be more frequently used than Neve.

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