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Gender: M Meaning of Niven: "little saint" Origin of Niven: Scottish

Excellent candidate for use as an undiscovered surname name. Niven is the Anglicized spelling of the Irish name Naomhan, a diminutive of the word naomh which means saint. This handsome but unusual name was given to only six boys in the US last year. Your parents may be familiar with actor David Niven.

Famous People Named Niven

David Niven, English actor
Larry Niven, American science fiction author of "Ringworld" series

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