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Gender: F Pronunciation: NER-iss Meaning of Nerys: "lady" Origin of Nerys: Welsh

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 Hughes, Welsh actress
(Elizabeth Gwendoline) Nerys Evans, Welsh politician
Nerys Ann Johnson, Welsh artist
Nerys Angharad Jefford, British high court judge and barrister
Nerys Jones, British biathlete

Pop Culture References for the name Nerys

Nerys, character in Doctor Who
Kira Nerys (pronounced ner-EES), character in Star Trek: DS9
Naerys Targaryen, character in 'A Song of Ice and Fire'

Neris, Neryss