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What does Nev mean?

Nev Pronunciation of Nev [nev] as a boys' name has its roots in Old French and Latin, and Nev means "new village; holy, sacred; little bone; servant of the saint's disciple". Nev is a variant form of Neville (Old French): place name. Nev is also a form of Nevin (Latin).

Associated with: little, servant, saint.


9 relations via Neville, Nevin: Nevan, Neven, Nevil, Nevile, Nevill, Nevins, Nevon, Nevyle and Niven.

Creative forms:
(male) Nean, Nenev, ..

(female) Nevna, Nevra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nev Lane (N.L.), ..

How popular is Nev?

Nev is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Nev is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Nev (unlisted) are Nevin, Neville and Nevan. These forms of Nev reached the apex of their popularity 11 years ago. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nevan, Neville, Nevin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bev, Dev, Lev, Ned, Ner and Zev. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nev.

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