Gender: Female Pronunciation: neh-KAH-neh Meaning of Nekane: "sorrows" Origin of Nekane: Basque form of Dolores

Nekane Origin and Meaning

The name Nekane is a girl's name of Basque origin meaning "sorrows".

Nekane is the decidedly modern, upbeat-sounding Basque form of the sorrowful and dated Spanish Dolores. Basque names, largely unknown in English-speaking countries, offer a fresh lexicon of names, and Nekane is one of the more appealing. An interesting update for Nicole.

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