Nyx 🔥

Gender: Female Origin of Nyx: Greek mythology name

Nyx Origin and Meaning

The name Nyx is a girl's name of Greek origin.

In Greek mythology, Nyx was a powerful goddess and the embodiment of the night, but when spoken, its negative meaning can't be ignored.

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sablemae98 Says:


Love this name, but the only thing I can think of is the phrase "ix-nay on the upid-stay"

FractalShadow Says:


I think Nyx or Night would be good middle names.

EvelinRose Says:


thought the list of vowels in elementary school that I learned was "A, E. I, O, U, and sometimes Y" must be mistaken....

Marlaina Says:


The most powerful and aggressive three letters. ever.

kpearl8 Says:


It's also slang for cancel or negate in English, i.e. "Nix that"

LaurenLasti Says:


'Nix' is slang for 'nothing' in German....but maybe as a middle name?

eveyalecia Says:


There is a vowel, actually... Nyx is pronounced like Nix, the "i/y" is the vowel.

nila Says:


Living outside of the USA I see that there there can be a lot of things it can reference or have a neg. connotation. But I adore this name, the's strong and powerful and so many girl names aren't...

EW314 Says:


Love it but I wouldn't dare. I'd name a pet this though, with Nixie as a nickname.

Raia_Smith Says:


This is a cute name that I can actually picture working pretty well. Go big or go home, right?

RoddyThlayli Says:


Although I find it an awesome name for a character, I don't think it would work all that well on a person. There's obvious English word connotation, as well as the fact that Nyx, in Greek mythology, she's the mother of Death. Go with Nixie instead.

Sarah8 Says:


There's no vowels... names need vowels imo.

Zelliew Says:


I just looks a bit of a nick name to me

Zoey_Artemisia Says:


I love the name and think it has a beautiful meaning, but because of the football team sound-alike, I would use it.

ladybug99 Says:


Stevie Nicks, New York Knicks; so many wonderful namesake options here.