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What does Nadezhda mean?

Nadezhda Pronunciation of Nadezhda [nadezh-da] as a girls' name is a Russian name, and the meaning of the name Nadezhda is "hope". Nadezhda is a version of Nadia (Russian): a popular name in Russia.

Associated with: russian, hope.


Nadezhda has 1 variant: Nadejda.

1 more related form via Nadia: Nadzia.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Nadezhda Bridgette (N.B.), ..

How popular is Nadezhda?

Nadezhda is a rare given name for females. Nadezhda is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent varying form of Nadezhda (not ranked) is Nadia (#345 via latest list). Other forms, like Nadejda, are uncommon. This form of Nadezhda was at the peak of its popularity a decade ago (#178) and is now significantly less conventional (#345, 55%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nadia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nadezhda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Hameida, Jacenda, Jaeda, Kadesha, Laveda, Marelda, Matelda, Nabeela, Nada, Nadeen, Nadege, Nadena, Nadene, Nadette, Nadhifa, Nadija, Nadina, Nadira, Nadiya, Nadja, Nadra, Nadya, Nadyenka, Nadyna, Naeema, Nagida, Naiada (see Naida), Naida, Nakeeta, Nakeisha, Nakisha, Nalea, Nanda, Nanella, Narda, Nareesha, Natacha, Natachia, Natajha, Natasha, Natashia, Natashja, Natisha, Natosha, Natucha (see Natasha), Neda, Nedda, Neesha, Negida, Nelda, Nelida, Nereida, Nereyda, Nerida, Nesha, Nevada, Niesha, Nireida, Tadda, Valeda and Zayeeda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nadezhda.

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