What does Nadia mean?
How popular is Nadia?
Nadia is a very popular first name for women (#854 out of 4276, Top 20%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Nadia for girls. Nadia entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #178 in the U.S. in the year 2005, and is presently at #288. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Nadia and affiliated names. Nadine is the only other prominent related form of Nadia (#288 via latest list). Other variants, like Nadena, are seldom used. These forms of Nadia were at the top of their popularity during 1980-1989 (adoption of 0.46%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 0.356%, down 23%), but with the form Nadine becoming less stylish. Nadia is the most trendy baby name in this compilation. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Nadia▲ is pronounced similarly to Naiada, Naida, Neda, Nedda, Neddie, Nedi, Needia, Niada, Nidia, Nyada and Nydia▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Fadia, Hadia, Kadia, Nadira, Nadra, Naia, Naiad, Nakia▼, Nania, Nasia, Netia and Sadia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nadia.