Niven Origin and Meaning
The name Niven is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "little saint".
Excellent candidate for use as an undiscovered surname name. Niven is the Anglicized spelling of the Irish name Naomhan, a diminutive of the word naomh which means saint. This handsome but unusual name was given to only six boys in the US last year. Your parents may be familiar with actor David Niven.
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Famous People Named Niven
- David NivenEnglish actor
- Larry NivenAmerican science fiction author of "Ringworld" series