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Gender: Male Meaning of Nye: "honor" Origin of Nye: Welsh diminutive of Aneurin

The name Nye is a boy's name of Welsh origin meaning "honor". Nye and is often added to lists like British Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

This can make an unusual yet simple middle name choice, especially for anyone with family ties to Wales.

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Famous People Named Nye

Aneurin "Nye" Bevan, Welsh politician
Nye Lavalle, American sports marketing executive, futurist, and social scientist
William Sanford Nye, better known as "Bill Nye the Science Guy" (Bill! Bill! Bill!)

Pop Culture References for the name Nye

Jiggy Nye, character in the American Girl Felicity series



pixelatedinfants Says:


bill nye the science guy

aaronburrsir Says:


Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill!

nipnerb Says:


Bill Nye the science guy.

Kankri Vantas Says:


Well now I'll name my kid Nye so he can be Nye Nye

DaisyMaisie Says:


It means "the new" in norwegian