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What does Aneirin mean?

Aneirin Pronunciation of Aneirin [aneirin] as a boys' name is of Welsh origin. Possibly (Irish, Gaelic) "noble, modest". Originally Neirin, the A- was added in the 13th century. This was the name of the first known Welsh poet (sixth century). The "Book of Aneirin" is a 13th-century manuscript about his work, including the "gododdin", a long work about the defeat of the Welsh by the Saxons. Nye is the pet form made popular by the statesman Aneurin Bevan (20th century).

Associated with: noble, book (literary), saxons (england), popular (famous), 20th century (modern).


Aneirin has 2 variants: Aneurin and Nye.

Creative forms:
(male) Aleirin, Aneiran, ..

(female) Aneiran, Aneirna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aneirin Shmuel (A.S.), ..

How popular is Aneirin?

Aneirin is an unusual first name for men. Aneirin is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Aneirin has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aarin, Abeeri (see Abir), Abiri, Acelin, Adelric, Adiran, Adrin, Aeric, Aeron, Aerric, Aeryn, Ahearn, Aherin, Ahern, Aikin, Ailin, Airen, Airyn, Aldivin (see Aldous), Aldrin, Aleric, Alerio, Aleron, Almarin, Amein, Ameir, Amiran, Amiri, Anakin, Andrian, Andric, Andrij, Andrik, Andris, Aneislis, Anestis, Anisio, Anntoin (see Anthony), Antin, Antolin, Antonin, Antwain, Antwoin, Arin, Arrin, Averi, Averie, Averil, Averit, Derrin, Ferrin, Herin, Jerrin, Kierrin, Perrin, Sevrin and Terrin. Like Aneirin, these names are not frequently used.