Nymphadora translates to "Gift of the Nymphs". A "nymph," in Greek mythology, refers to "a member of group of female 'spirits' found in different types of nature". They also had the ability to change shapes, a very clear connection to Tonks' own ability to shape-shift.
Nymphadora is a young witch in the Harry Potter series. she is a Metamorphmagus
and an Auror for the Ministry of Magic, and usually has pink hair. Her mother, Andromeda, is one of the three Black sisters. Her father is a Muggle-Born by the name of Ted Tonks. Nymphadora hates her name and goes by Tonks. Although too young to fight in the Order of the Phoenix in the first war against Voldemort, she joined them in the second war alongside her cousin, Sirius Black and his best friend Remus Lupin.
After Sirius dies in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Tonks goes into a depression that lasts throughout the next book, which is widely thought to be about her cousin's death was actually because Remus Lupin
, a slightly older, werewolf ex-professor of Hogwarts
, who kept on rejecting her, although he had feelings for her, saying he was too old, poor and dangerous for her. However, by the end of Half Blood Prince they can be seen holding hands, and later get married in the beginning of Deathly Hallows. Later, Nymphadora gives birth to a son who also shares her Metamorphmagus gift. Nymphadora and Lupin die later in the final battle against Voldemort