Name Nimué Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Nimué


Nimué is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name 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.

What does the name Nimué mean?

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

Pronunciation of Nimué

Variants of the name Nimué


Popularity of the name Nimué

The name Nimué is ranked #6857 overall.

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