Non Origin and Meaning

The name Non is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "nun".

The legendary St. Non was the mother of St. David, the patron saint of Wales. 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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Famous People Named Non

  • Saint Nonmother of Saint David of Wales

Non in Pop Culture

  • Noncharacter on TV's "Supergirl"
  • NonFrench for "no"
  • In Walesthis is often the second part in a double name (e.g. Lisa Non, Catrin Non).

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