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Irish First Names
Niamh (f) 'bright'.
In Irish mythology, Niamh, princess of the Land of Promise, departed with Ossian, son of Finn MacCool, for the Otherworld. the name is rapidly increasing in popularity in Ireland today. Niav is an anglicised spelling.
From the Appletree Press title: Irish First Names. To buy it from Amazon.com click here. For more information on the book, click here.
Also from Appletree: Irish Family Names, (click here for more information), A Little Book of Irish Family Names, (click here for more information) and The Book of Irish Names, click here for more information.
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