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What does Nye mean?

Nye Pronunciation of Nye [nye] as a name for boys is of Welsh origin. Nye is an alternate form of Aneirin (Welsh): possibly (Irish, Gaelic) "noble, modest".


Creative forms:
(male) Naye, Nee, ..

(female) Nie, Nine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nye Markell (N.M.), ..

How popular is Nye?

Nye is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#2821 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Nye has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Nye is pronounced similarly to Noah and Noe. Other recommended names are Kye, Rye, Tye and Wye. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nye.