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Nyx Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Nyx is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Nyx is "night".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 8319  in baby name popularity for girls with 14 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Nyx Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Nyx has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Nyx to other names.


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Related Names

The name Nox is a form of Nyx.

Other Tidbits

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Nyx in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Nyx.

Just for fun, see the name Nyx in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Nyx in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

Please refer to our Naming Tips page for more items to keep in mind when determining your baby's name.