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Gender: F Pronunciation: NER-iss Meaning of Nerys: "lady" Origin of Nerys: Welsh

American parents are just becoming aware of Welsh names like this one, similar to Carys, which was chosen by Welsh-born Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Famous People Named Nerys

Nerys Hughes, Welsh actress

Pop Culture References for the name Nerys

Star Trek: DS9's Major Kira Nerys (Note: Kira's name was pronounced ner-EES)
Nerys - Frenemy of Donna Noble in Doctor Who

Neris, Neryss