Nyx, Nix


Origin: Greek, German

Meaning: Nyx is a Greek feminine name meaning "night".

Nyx is also a homonym for Nix, a word derived from German nix meaning "nothing" and used as a verb to mean "no, veto".

Nix is also an English surname derived from given name Nicholas meaning "victory of the people".

A nix is a male counterpart to nixies, a water spirit in Germanic folklore who can change shape.

In Greek mythology, Nyx is the primordial goddess of the night.


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