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What does Nieves mean?

Nieves Pronunciation of Nieves [nieves] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Nieves means "snow". Nieves is an alternate spelling of Neva (Latin): from the word "nivis".

Associated with: snow (white).


1 relation via Neva: Neve.

Creative forms:
(female) Naves, Neves, ..

(male) Nieris, Nievon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nieves Payten (N.P.), ..

How popular is Nieves?

Nieves is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2534 out of 4276, Top 59%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#1146 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Neva and Neve are the popular variation forms of Nieves (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Nieves were at the peak of their popularity 125 years ago (adoption of 0.04%), but now, the form Neva has become less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Celes, Ceres, Lies, Neel, Neives, Neneh, Neris, Nerys, Nevaeh, Nevesah, Nevsa, Nevya, Niesha, Nike, Nikkey, Ninete (see Nina), Niobe, Nis, Nixe, Nixie and Noele. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nieves.

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