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pinWhat does Nadia mean?

Nadia /na-dia/ as a girls' name is pronounced NAH-d'-yah. It is of Russian origin, and the meaning of Nadia is "hope".

A popular name in Russia. See also Nadine. Gymnast Nadia Comaneci; poet Nadezhda Mandelstam.


Nadia has 14 variants: Nada, Nadege, Nadejda, Nadezhda, Nadie, Nadija, Nadiya, Nadja, Nady, Nadya, Nadyenka, Nadzia, Nata and Natka.

Nadia has 6 more different relations via Nadine: Nadeen, Nadena, Nadene, Nadina, Nadyna and Nadyne.

Kreatif forms: Niadia. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nadia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nadia outside U.S.

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nadia, Nadine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nadine outside U.S.

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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.