What does Nieves mean?
Nieves /nie-ves/ [1 syll.] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Nieves means "snow". Nieves is an alternate spelling, with the prefix Ni-, of Neva (Latin): from the word "nivis".
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)
Neva, Nevada and Neve are the popular variation forms of Nieves (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.323%) and are now much less popular, with the forms Neva and Nevada becoming less stylish. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Nieves and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Neives. This name tends to be less frequently used than Nieves.