Nimué

♀ Name Nimué – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Nimué

Nimué is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Nimué

Nimué is a French variant of Nimue, which is a name of the Breton and Welsh mythology. In the Arthurian legend, Nimué is the name of a sorceress, who is also known as Lady of the Lake, because she is the guardian of the lake from which Arthur receives the sword Excalibur. Besides, Nimué is considered the foster mother of Lancelot and a mistress of the wizard Merlin. There are several scribal variants of the name Nimué, e.g. Viviane, Niniane or Elaine.

Meaning of Nimué

Nimué is a name of unknown meaning, but it could mean “Lady of the Lake”.

Pronunciation of Nimué

Alternate spelling of Nimué

Nimue

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Name Statistic: Nimué is ranked #6492 overall ↓↓ -667

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  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 14141 ↓↓ -13413
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 14114 ↓↓ -127
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 6336 ↓↓ -3207
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 10595 ↑↑ 3040
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 5072 ↓↓ -805
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 561 ↓ -8
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 8852 ↑↑ 800
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1009 ↓ -3
  • 🇫🇷 France: 4126 ↑↑ 470
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 12465 ↓↓ -11700
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 14127 ↓↓ -2599
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 3933 ↑↑ 3241
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 912 ↑↑ 1040
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 720 ↑ 41
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 712 ↓↓ -576
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 2353 ↓ -19
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 12372 ↓↓ -11546
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 6089 ↑↑ 1612
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