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What does Neven mean?

Neven Pronunciation of Neven [neven] as a name for boys has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Neven is "holy, sacred; little bone; servant of the saint's disciple". Neven is a version of Nevin (Latin).

Associated with: little, servant, saint.


Neven has 3 variants: Nevan, Nevon and Niven.

2 more different relations via Nevin: Nev and Nevins.

Creative forms:
(male) Neveni, Newven, ..

(female) Nenet, Nete, ..

Middle name pairings:
Neven Lochlan (N.L.), ..

How popular is Neven?

Neven is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#85297 out of 150436, Top 57%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Neven (not ranked) are Nevin and Nevan. Adoption of these relations of Neven was widespread among parents a decade ago (average #1446). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Neven is alike in pronunciation to Navon. Other suggested similar names are Alven, Beaven, Beven, Daven, Deen, Deven, Devlen, Elven, Even, Gaven, Gefen, Haven, Irven, Iven, Jeaven, Jeren, Jeven, Jevven (see Jevon), Keen, Kelven, Keven, Merven, Naren, Neel, Nelsen, Neper, Nereo, Nevil, Newel, Nezer, Nolen, Novena, Raven, Regen, Reuven, Sleven, Steven, Sven, Teven, Treven and Ziven. These names tend to be more frequently used than Neven.

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