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Gender: Female Origin of Nyx: Greek mythology name

The name Nyx is a girl's name of Greek origin. Nyx and is often added to lists like Mythology Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

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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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Pop Culture References for the name Nyx

Nyx, goddess of night and spirits. Means "night" in Greek.
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Nyx Ulric, male character in the movie "Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV"
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Nyx, character in the video game Fire Emblem: Fates
Nyx Triskelion, character in Cruel Beauty