Ney Family History
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Ney Name Meaning
English: variant of Nye. Irish: reduced form of O’Ney. North German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Neu. The Jewish surname may sometimes be a shortened form of a name such as Neuburger. German: habitational name from a place near Boppard. North German: nickname from Middle Low German ni(g)e, ney(g)e ‘(the) new one’. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Aarnoud (see Arnold). Dutch (de Ney): variant of Nay 3.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Nay, Hey, Rey, Vey, Fey, Ley, Noy, New, Dey, Neu