- Origin: Hebrew נִיר נירה
- Meaning: “meadow; grazing area; first born son.”
- (NEER, NEE-rah)
Nir is a masculine Hebrew name נְיָר meaning (meadow; grazing area). Alternately, it can be an acronym of the Hebrew phrase noled yeled rishon (meaning “first born son”).
Its feminine form is Nira.
Nira appeared in the U.S. top 1000 most popular female names one time in 1933, ranking in at #463.