Posts tagged Neva

Neve Te Aroha Adern Gayford

This morning we learnt the name of Jacinda Adern and Clarke Gayford’s beautiful daughter.

Neve is an anglicised version of the Irish Gaelic Niamh, meaning bright or radiant, in mythology she is the daughter of the Ocean god and one of the Queens of eternal youth. The anglicised versions are spelt Neave and Nieve. Jacinda said that she and Clarke chose this spelling as they both understood that it was hard having a name that was spelt differently. Neve is also a variant of Neva (Latin) and the meaning is snow, it also has the same meaning in Spanish and Portuguese.

Te Aroha means” The Love” in Te Reo Maori, to love, to feel concern or be compassionate and to empathise.It links Neve to her whakapapa as Jacinda grew up in the small rural Waikato town Te Aroha, it sits at the foot of the 952m mountain with the same name, which is the highest point in the Kaimai range. This was decided on quite early as a reflection of all the love the baby was shown before it arrived and the generosity of the names several iwi had gifted.

Famous Neve’s include Neve Campbell, Canadian Actress who most recently starred in Netflix series “House of Cards,” Neve McIntosh Scottish actress appeared in “Doctor Who” and Neve Glacier in Washington State.

Niamh has only featured in the top 100 once since 1954, it placed at #94 in 2000 with 49 girls bestowed.

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Irish names placed in the top 100 in 2017 were

Girls; Riley #49, Quinn #59 and Keira #78.

Boys; Liam #12, Finn #29, Ryan #40, Riley #41, Aiden #52, Connor #54, Flynn #68 and Angus #89.

Other Irish names ripe for picking; Aoife, Breda, Caoimhe, Fenella, Fia, Nola, Orla & Tully.

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Other Ev names in the top 100 2017

Evelyn #24

Eva #26

Evie #36

Other Ev names ripe for picking; Evangeline, Everly, Genevieve, Maeve, Neva.

Also similar sounding; Hebe and Sylvie.

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That much loved a ending- the more uncommon

Alba

Ada

Arla

Ashla

Betka

Cala

Cara

Clara

Clea

Cora

Dara

Dayla

Deja

Dora

Eda

Elsa

Fiona

Flora

Gala

Gaia

Haya

Hera

Ida

Ilka

Iona

Isa

Jala

Jora

Kaja

Kata

Kelda

Kenna

Kiska

Leda

Leya

Lina

Lotta

Lucia

Lyra

Mada

Mela

Marla

Mika

Moa

Nella

Neva

Nina

Nola

Nona

Oona

Olexa

Ora

Orla

Pabla

Palma

Pascha

Pia

Raja

Reva

Rhea

Rosa

Safa

Sala

Sela

Svea

Tara

Thea

Tora

Tula

Uma

Vala

Vega

Yara

Yeva

Zera

Ziva

Zola

Zora

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This weeks featured name from NZ top 100 is Ruby

Ten years ago in 1999 Ruby was sitting at #31.

She jumped from #20 to #12 in 2005.

She made another sizable leap in 2009 going up from #13 to number #2.

In 2009 she fell 81 short of first place but only narrowed topped Olivia to second by one baby.

Globally

In 2008 Ruby was #16 in Australia and #2 in England & Wales.

In 2009 she was #108 in the USA (highest ever is #22 in 1911), #24 in Scotland and #17 in Ireland.

NZ Births

Ruby Jayne

Ruby Leonie

Ruby Jocelyn

(Rubina Elizabeth)

Ruby Kate Leah

Ruby Anahera Nooroa Julia

Ruby Joan

Ruby Belle

Ruby Elizabeth Jane

Ruby Frances

Ruby Maddison

Ruby Suzannah

Ruby Margaret

Ruby Rose

Ruby Georgia

Siblings

Adam,Amy,Amelia, Angus, Anthony, Aston, Bella,Beatrix, Cara,  Cayle, Chloe,Emily, Ethan,Eva,  Harry, Harrison, Holly, Hunter,  Jackson, Jasmine, Jessica, Johnny,Isabel, Liam, Lilla, Lily,Lilli, Leo, Lola, Lucas, Lucy, Maggie, Mae, Matilda,  Max, Melody, Mia, Millie, Murphy,Oliver,  Oscar,Rosa, Stella, Thomas,Tom, Troy, Tyler, William, Zach.

Telegraph Births

Ruby Catherine

Ruby Elizabeth Grace

Ruby Neva Rose

Ruby Anastasia

Ruby Star

Ruby Martha

Ruby Rhapsody Panda

Ruby Constance

Ruby Anne Mara

Ruby Rosalie

Ruby Ellen

Ruby Valentine

Ruby Mae

Ruby Jasmine

Ruby Juliet

Ruby Willow

Rubina Sienna (Ruby)

Sibling

Arthur, Bertie, Betty, Bo, Cerys, Christabel, Daniel, Ella,Evie,Flora, Florence, Freya, Frederick, Grace, Isaac, Jack, Joe, Kenya, Lily, Louis, Martha, Millie, Mimi,  Molly,  Reva, Roxana, Samuel, Spencer,  Venice, Wilbur, William.

http://announcements.telegraph.co.uk/births/announcements/from/01-Jan-2004/to/17-Jul-2010/keywords/Sophie

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Christchurch Press Births- May

GIRLS

Olivia Mary- Caleb & Jacob

Gretel Kate- Lily

Isabella Eva Jean- Felicity

Ruby Rose- Lucy & Millie

Sonnie Aaronita

Arna- Bayley

Phoebe Annabel- Harry

Juliet Rose- Aidan

Anouk Elisabeth- Xavier

Cameron Grace- Riley

Eliana Rose- Samantha & Maddison

Erikah Rose- Jorgiana & Alexandra

Madden Belle

Harper Rose- Tayla

Rose Aislinn Eliza

Henrietta (Etta) – Isolde

Bianca Kate

Gianna Lily- Maia

Claudia Elizabeth- Milly

Esmae Olive

Sophie Arizona

Alia Lyn- Eli & India-Grace

Lulu- Jess & Grace Ann

Lilly Bernadette- Clare & Tom

Lexi Kathleen- Blake, Ashley & Cadence

Melanie Xanthe- Jemma & Ben

Lily-Belle Rose

Phoebe Molly Isla

Kate Isabelle- Phoebe

Harriet- Gulliver & Fletcher (twins)

Aspen Mackenzie

BOYS

Harry David & Charlie William

Cole James- Grace

Harrison Joseph Justin- Lily & Phoebe

Bryn James- Zoe & Ava

Will Scott- Meg & Grace

Ethan Francis- Mia & Ruby

Edward Nico- Holly

Dominic- Chelsea & Caitlin

Adam Charles- Matthew

Benjamin Herbert- Madeleine

Xavier Albert- Alex

Isaac Darcy- Greta

Louis Bernard- Annie

Kacey Mitchell- Neva & Kaden

Walter Alfred

Charlie James & Oliver Jackson- Toby, Liam & Tara

Xander Liam- Rohann

Henry James Miles

Leo William Xavier- Lachlan

Baxter

Tom Robin- Faye

Nixon James- Bruno

Oscar Henry- Poppy & Quinn

Quinn Francis- Gemma & Phoebe

Leo Brent- Hannah & Phoebe

Quintin Robert

Bentley Keaton- Cohen

I am intrigued by the number of Phoebe’s! six seems like a lot.

New Zealand

#68 in 2009

#62 in 2008

#98 in 2007

#59 in 2006

#65 in 2005

#45 in 2004

#56 in 2003

#53 in 2002

#65 in 2001

#71 in 2000

#65 in 1999

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Telegraph! GIRLS

Girls

Hazel Frances Carlina

Florence Eve

Isabella Yasmin Margaret- Esme

Flora Eleanor

Cosima Rose Alexandra- Xan

Evie Rose- Hugo & Tabitha

Mirabelle Frances Viney

Celia Jane- Charles, George & James

Audrey Magdalena- Oliver, Tobias & Felix

Hebe Isabel- Samuel  & Iris

Annina Esme  Mary

Sukie Rose- Amelia

Cecelia (Ceci) Inez Grace- Casper

Dulcibella Jonny Rose

Atalanta India

Zerephina Hannah- Araminta, Mckenzie, Savannah & Tallesina

Viola Cecily

Lucy Beatrice- Phoebe & Harry

Scarlett Elsie Neva

Tansy Helen

Clara Betsan- Eleanor & Josephine

Florence Arabella- Kitty & Olivia

Grace Hilda- Khumbo & Alice

Arabella Ophelia Lucy- Rupert & Oscar

Eva Rosa Petronella- Sienna

Alice Violet- Henry

Harmony Sophie & Melody Elisabeth- Joshua, Judith, Raphael & Michael

Lottie Constance

Elsie Willow Emery- Kitty

Inka & Piera

Philippa Emily Flora- Annabel & Alice

Frieda Hermine Aurelia- Clara

Amelia Francoise- Bertie & Freddie

Darcey Ella- Flora

Clementine Jane Ava

Lyra Coralie

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Jessamine middles (combos)

Jessamine Ada

Jessamine Bella

Jessamine Cleo

Jessamine Neva

Jessamine Noella

Jessamine Olwen

Jessamine Pia

Jessamine Ruby Greta

Jessamine Lucy Violet

Jessamine Zella Katherine

Jessamine Dora Lucy

Jessamine Lucy Alice/Eve

Jessamine Lucy Helen

Jessamine Anna Margaret

Jessamine Ruby Adele

Jessamine Pandora Jane

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