Nieves Name Meaning

religious byname, from the title María de las Nieves ‘Mary of the Snows’, given particularly to children born on 5 August, on which date the Virgin allegedly once caused it to snow in Rome. It is possible that the surname derives in part from a nickname for someone with snow-white hair. Castilianized form of the Galician and Asturian-Leonese habitational name Neves.

List of People with Surname Nieves

As far as we found, there are a total of 8,886 people with the surname Nieves. Among these people surnamed Nieves, there are around 1,365 different names, with an average of 6 people sharing the same name. Jorge Nieves, Ricardo Nieves and Louis Nieves are the top three most common names from the list of people surnamed Nieves, with 47, 40 and 38 people respectively.

Furthermore, Our research has shown that New York has the greatest number of people surnamed Nieves, with a total of 1,914 people, and there are a total of 754 different names among these people. Florida is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Nieves, with a total of 1,923 people and an average of 753 different names.