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Nye Surname Origin

The familiar abbreviation of Isaac, among the Dutch. Noie, Danish, exact, precise, nice. Ny, Danish, new, recently produced. Lower gives the name from Atten-Eye, at the island.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.




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