What does Nadia mean?
(female) Nasdia, Niadia, ..
(male) Nadiana, Nasi, ..
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 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #178 in the U.S. in the year 2005, and is presently at #288. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Nadia and affiliated names. Nada, Nadene, Nadine (#1428 via latest list) and Nadya are the prominent related forms of Nadia (#288 via latest list). Other variants, like Nadena, are seldom used. These forms of Nadia were at the top of their popularity in 2005 (adoption of 0.13%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.07%, down 44%), with the form Nadine becoming less stylish.
Nadia is pronounced similarly to Naiada, Naida, Neda, Nedda, Neddie, Nedi, Needia, Niada, Nidia, Nyada and Nydia. Other recommended names are Adia, Amadia, Ardia, Basia, Candia, Dalia, Daria, Fabia, Fadia, Gaia, Hadia, Halia, Hania, Hedia, India▼, Jamia, Kacia, Kadia, Kalia, Kasia, Kazia, Lalia, Latia, Lidia, Lydia▲, Maia▲, Maria▼, Media, Nabila, Nadhifa, Nadira, Nadirah, Nadra, Naia, Naiad, Naila, Naima, Nakia▼, Nalea, Nania, Nanna, Narda, Nari, Nasia, Nasya, Nelia, Netia, Nicia, Novia, Pavia, Rasia, Sadia, Samia, Saria, Shadia, Tacia, Tajia, Talia▲, Tania▼, Tatia, Vania, Wardia, Xavia and Zalia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nadia.