Baby name advice from Jennifer Moss, founder of BabyNames.com. Have a question for Jennifer? E-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org
Just wondering if you would know where the name Nene comes from. Pronounced like “knee knee.”
The name Nene can be traced back to many cultures: Aztec (Nahuatl), African and even Japanese. Most likely it is a variation of the male name John, meaning “God is Gracious.” It could also be a nickname for someone whose name begins or ends in ne or nee, like Renee. [Read more...]
I love your site; it’s Internet candy for me! I have a quick question about my middle name: Alyda. It’s tough to find name meanings for it and I have no idea what the origin of it is. I inherited it from my grandmother (whom everyone called Lyda) and I’ve only met one other person who has this name. [Read more...]
Hi! I know a girl with the name Minette, but couldn’t find it on your site and thought it was really pretty. Could it be added? I know it is of French origin, but don’t know much beyond that.
The root “Min” comes from the name Minnie, which is a diminutive form of the name Mary. [Read more...]