Meaning:bright; radiant
The baby girl name Niamh originates from Old Irish and means “bright” and “radiant”. Niamh is found in Irish mythology as “daughter of the sea god, Manannan mac Lir” and “princess of the golden hair”. But as beautiful as the goddess was hailed to be, it was only in the early 1900s that the name Niamh became popular throughout Western Europe. Today, Niamh is associated with successful artists, singers, actresses, and even top Irish rugby players. With a name packing so much star-power, your baby Niamh can shine just as bright.
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