Origin: Slavic, Gaelic
Meaning: a Slavic masculine name meaning "marigold"; Nevena would be the feminine form of the name.
Neven could also be a variant spelling of Nevin, an Anglicized form of Gaelic surname Mac Naoimhin, the latter from Gaelic Naomh with the diminutive suffix -an meaning "little saint".
It could also be an Anglicized form of another Gaelic surname Mac Cnaimhin meaning "son of Cnamhin", the latter meaning "little bone".
- Nevin (Gaelic)
- Nevan (Gaelic)
- Nevena (Bulgarian, Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian)