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Gender: F Pronunciation: neh-KAH-neh Meaning of Nekane: "sorrows" Origin of Nekane: Basque form of Dolores

Nekane is the decidedly modern, upbeat-sounding Basque form of the sorrowful and dated Spanish Dolores. Basque names, largely unknown in English-speaking countries, offer a fresh lexicon of names, and Nekane is one of the more appealing. An interesting update for Nicole.

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