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Gender: Female Meaning of Non: "nun" Origin of Non: Welsh

The name Non is a girl's name of Welsh origin meaning "nun". Non and discussed in our forums with posts like "How many ____s do you know?".

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The legendary St. Non was the mother of St. David, the patron saint of Wales. Though violently conceived and born in a raging storm, David was raised in a convent by his mother and went on to become a great teacher and bishop. Non is also known as Nonna and Nonita, and is associated with Cornwall and Brittany along with Wales. While the name Non is well-used in Wales, it is largely unknown in the US and maybe be heard as the negative word "none" or prefix "non".

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I'm Dakota Says:

2018-12-22T11:00:49

Non-usable

heathergrey Says:

2017-07-09T21:29:59

Twin sister to Oui?

Impwood Says:

2015-12-01T12:22:13

This name is absolutely lovely, but a girl called Non would get a lot of jokes about Nonsense and None, and if she went to a French-speaking country her name would literally be "no". I could never use it because I have strong connections with France, and sadly none with Wales. I would consider Nona, though.

fuzzycub Says:

2014-12-19T07:32:44

The debate over using this name is a Non issue.

Shishi Says:

2014-07-02T03:59:41

Zero would be way cooler than Non though

AlexandrianScrolls Says:

2014-06-24T20:02:02

Beautiful nickname for a name ending in "-non" or "-on."

pam Says:

2014-06-23T14:43:45

Fascinating and enlightening. I am going to update our description -- thanks!

fflurdelis Says:

2014-06-23T13:48:02

This is quite a popular name in Wales. Non was the mother of Saint David, the patron saint of Wales. My sister's nane is Eirlys Non, and i know at least 5 people named Non, as a fn or a mn.

faithnamer Says:

2014-06-16T21:03:44

Short for.....Nonagon? ;)

Shishi Says:

2014-06-14T22:25:02

Yeah but the name Zero would sound cooler than Non

ambg Says:

2014-06-05T15:28:17

Might as well name your kid Zero.

raevynstar Says:

2014-05-29T23:27:04

A non-name.