This article is about Irish names & folklore. For the Serbian Craftsmen Singing Company, see Neven (Srpsko Zanatlijsko Pevačko Društvo).
Nevan (Irish Gaelic Naomhán, pronounced [ˈnævæn]) meaning "saintly" was a minor saint in Irish folklore. It means holy, little holy one or little saint,or follower of the saint. In Gaelic it is pronounced as NAO-vahn. In English it is commonly pronounced as "Nevin," but should be pronounced as Neven/NEH-vahn. It is a rare Irish given name.
Neven circa 1900. Novi Sad - Vojvodina - Serbia (cirilic: СЗПД HEBEN or latinic: SZPD NEVEN)
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