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Gender: Female Meaning of Nixie: "water nymph" Origin of Nixie: German

The name Nixie is a girl's name of German origin meaning "water nymph". Nixie and is often added to lists like Attitude Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Spelling Bee Name Game".

From the experts:

If you love Dixie, Trixie and Pixie,, this name of a mermaidlike sprite in German folklore may be for you. It might also make an update for Nicki.

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Famous People Named Nixie

Nixie Barbara Lowe, daughter of American actor Chad Lowe

Pop Culture References for the name Nixie

Nixie, German word for a water sprite, introduced into English in 1816 by Sir Walter Scott
Nixie, main character in "Mako Mermaids"
Nixie, character in Lego's Bionicle series