Nimue

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

Nimue is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Nimue

Nimue is a name of the Breton and Welsh mythology. In the Arthurian legend, Nimue 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, Nimue is considered the foster mother of Lancelot and a mistress of the wizard Merlin. There are several scribal variants of the name Nimue, e.g. Viviane, Niniane or Elaine.

Meaning of Nimue

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

Pronunciation of Nimue

Alternate spelling of Nimue

Nimué

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Name Statistic: Nimue is ranked #8534 overall ↑↑ 582

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  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 6832 ↓↓ -105
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