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Gender: Female Origin of Nevis: Place-name

The name Nevis is a girl's name . Nevis and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop your least favourite!".

From the experts:

Highly unusual name of a small, tranquil island in the Caribbean; chosen for her daughter by singer Nelly Furtado.

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Famous People Named Nevis

Nevis Chetan (b. 2008), daughter of singer Nelly Furtado

Pop Culture References for the name Nevis

Nevis, Caribbean island
Ben Nevis, highest mountain in the British Isles


Leonina Says:


I once met an adorable little toddler named Nevis. He's probably around ... 7 nowadays. I think this is a great unisex name :)

larkub101 Says:


Nice idea, but unfortunately too close to "nevus" which is the scientific name for a mole.