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Meaning and Origin of: Nix girl

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First name origin & meaning:

Greek: Night

First name variations: Nyx

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English, German, and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas (German Nikolaus).
  2. Irish (County Limerick): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Nioceais ‘son of Nicholas’, which was taken by some Limerick families named Woulfe.
  3. German (southern and Upper Rhine): from a nickname from Middle High German nickes(e), nixe ‘water sprite’.
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