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What does Nixie mean?

Nixie Pronunciation of Nixie [nix-ie] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Nixie is "water sprite". Usually beautiful, and unlike pixies, nixies are belligerent toward men.

Associated with: water, beautiful.


Nixie has 1 variant: Neck.

Affiliated girl names: Melusine and Bernice.

Creative forms:
(female) Naie, Nixdia, ..

(male) Nixgel, Nixgid, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nixie Ashly (N.A.), ..

How popular is Nixie?

Nixie is an unusual first name for females. Nixie is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related girl names. The only popular alternative form of Nixie (outside Top 2000) is Bernice. This relation of Nixie was popular 105 years ago (adoption of 0.5%), but now, Bernice has become less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nixie and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ailie, Aimie, Dixie, Doxie, Lexie, Lidie, Lilie, Livie, Maxie, Nadie, Nibia, Nicia, Nickie, Nidia, Nike, Niki, Nikia, Nikkie, Niobe, Nirit, Nix, Nixe, Nonie, Roxie, Tinie and Trixie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nixie.

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