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Gender: F Meaning of Non: "nun" Origin of Non: Welsh

The legendary St. Non was the mother of St. David, the patron saint of Wales. Though violently conceived and born in a raging storm, David was raised in a convent by his mother and went on to become a great teacher and bishop. Non is also known as Nonna and Nonita, and is associated with Cornwall and Brittany along with Wales. While the name Non is well-used in Wales, it is largely unknown in the US and maybe be heard as the negative word "none" or prefix "non".

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St Non (sometimes Nonn), mother of St David
Non, character on TV's "Supergirl"
In Wales, this is often the second part in a double name (e.g. Lisa Non, Catrin Non).