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The Name Niamh - Origin and Meaning of Niamh
  



The Name Niamh - Origin and Meaning of Niamh


Gender

Feminine

Origin of the Name Niamh

Irish

Usage of the Name Niamh

Irish, Irish Mythology

Meaning of the Name Niamh

The name Niamh means "bright" in Irish.

Famous Bearers

In Irish mythology, Niamh is the daughter of Manannán mac Lir, the god of the sea.
Bearers of the name include Niamh Cusack (born 1959), an Irish actress; Niamh Kavanagh (born 1968), an Irish singer; Niamh Perry (born 1990), an Irish singer and actress.
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