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Scottish: Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Naoimhean or Gille Naomh, a borrowing of Irish Gille na Naomh ‘servant of the saint’.

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  • Niven — is a surname and given name, and may refer to: Surname Archibald C. Niven, US politician Bryan Niven, US artist David Niven, British film actor David Niven, Jr., British film actor Derek Niven, Scottish footballer Donald Niven Wheeler, accused… …   Wikipedia

  • Niven — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Barbara Niven (* 1953), US amerikanische Schauspielerin David Niven (1909–1983), britischer Schauspieler George Niven (1929–2008), schottischer Fußballtorwart Ivan M. Niven (1915–1999), kanadisch /US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Niven —   [ nɪvn], James David Graham, britischer Schauspieler, * Kirriemuir (bei Dundee, Schottland) 1. 3. 1909, ✝ Château d Oex (Schweiz) 29. 7. 1983; ab 1934 in Hollywood; Chargendarsteller (meist als »typischer Engländer«), Charakterrollen mit… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Niven —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. Patronymes Niven est le nom de famille de Archibald C. Niven (1803 1882), homme politique américain. Bryan Niven (né en 1979), photographe… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Niven — Recorded in a wide range of spellings including Niven, Nevin, Nevins, and Nevinson, this is usually a surname of Scottish origins, but is equally well recorded in Ireland. However spelt the surname has two origins, both Gaelic. Firstly it may be… …   Surnames reference

  • Niven — (1910–1983) an English film actor well known for playing pleasant, gently comic roles, usually as an elegant English gentleman. His many films included Wuthering Heights (1939), Around the World in Eighty Days (1956), The Pink Panther (1964) and… …   Universalium

  • Niven — /ˈnɪvən/ (say nivuhn) noun (James) David Graham, 1910–83, British film actor and writer; films include Around the World in 80 Days (1956) and Separate Tables (1958), for the latter of which which he won the Academy Award for best actor …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Niven Busch — Born April 26, 1903(1903 04 26) New York City, New York Died August 25, 1991(1991 08 25) (aged 88) San Francisco, California Spouse(s) Teresa Wright (1942 1952) Carmencita Baker (1956 1968) Suzanne de Sanz (1974 …   Wikipedia