Between 2000 and 2018 there were 1 birth of Nephew in the countries below, which represents an average of 0 birth of children bearing the first name Nephew per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 0 birth.
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Information about the first name Nephew

The first name Nephew has been assigned to:
100.00% to boys
0.00% to girls
The country where the first name Nephew is the most common is:
DE Germany
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 6 letters including 2 vowels and 4 consonants

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Origin and meaning of name Nephew

US English
Etymology src :
  • From Middle English nevew, neveu (“nephew, grandson”), from Old French neveu (“nephew, grandson”), from Latin nepōtem (“nephew, grandson”), from Proto-Indo-European *népōts (“grandchild, sister's son”). Doublet of neve.
Noun src :
  • nephew (plural nephews)
  • A son of one's sibling, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; either a son of one's brother (fraternal nephew) or a son of one's sister (sororal nephew).
  • (archaic) A son of one's child, grandson.
  • 1567, Arthur Golding (translator), The XV Bookes of P. Ouidius Naso, entytuled Metamorphosis, Book 1,[1]Hir father many a time and oft would say my daughter deere,
  • Of Nephewes thou my debtour art, their Graundsires heart to chéere.
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: nĕ'fyo͞o, IPA(key): /ˈnɛf.ju/, (etymological, less common) /ˈnɛv.ju/
  • (General American) enPR: nĕ'fyo͞o, IPA(key): /ˈnɛf.ju/
Noun (Antonyms) src :
  • (with regards to gender) niece
  • (with regards to ancestry) uncle, aunt
Noun (Derived terms) src :
  • great-nephew
  • half nephew
Noun (Hypernyms) src :
  • nibling
Noun (Synonyms) src :
Noun src :
  • nephew
  • Alternative form of nevew

Popularity of the name Nephew

Number of NEPHEW births per year

Total births of Nephew by country

Births with the first name Nephew
2000 - 2018

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