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 "Your Naming Style Quiz > Namebanks > CAF".

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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Pop Culture References for the name Nye



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