Nayan: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Nayan

[NY-uhn]

Derived from the Sanskrit word "nayanam," meaning "the eyes." And "The Eyes" might just be the perfect nickname for your little Nayan, as he keenly observes everything you don't want him to see, like your face-waxing routine.

Nicknames:

Nay.

Famous people named Nayan:

Poet Nayan Desai; musical artist Nayan; artist Nayan Shrimali.

Fun fact:

Prince Nayan was a member of the Borjigin royal family of the Mongol Empire, who raised a rebellion against the Mongolian Khagan, Kublai Khan.

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