Nerys Origin and Meaning

The name Nerys is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "lady".

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 HughesWelsh actress
  • (Elizabeth Gwendoline) Nerys EvansWelsh politician
  • Nerys Ann JohnsonWelsh artist
  • Nerys Angharad JeffordBritish high court judge and barrister
  • Nerys JonesBritish biathlete

Nerys in Pop Culture

  • Neryscharacter in Doctor Who
  • Kira Nerys (pronounced nerEES), character in Star Trek: DS9
  • Naerys Targaryencharacter in 'A Song of Ice and Fire'