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What does Nairn mean?

Nairn Pronunciation of Nairn [nairn] as a boys' name is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Nairn is "river with alder trees". Place name.

Associated with: scottish, gaelic, river.


Nairn has 1 variant: Nairne.

Creative forms:
(male) Naian, Narn, ..

(female) Naie, Naita, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nairn Colten (N.C.), ..

How popular is Nairn?

Nairn is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#24350 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Nairn has not been listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Cairn, Kairn, Nadir, Nahir, Naim, Nalin, Naman, Namir, Naren, Nasir, Nasr, Natan and Navon. Like Nairn, these names are not commonly used.

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