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What does Nadja mean?

Nadja Pronunciation of Nadja [nad-ja] as a name for girls is of Russian derivation, and the meaning of the name Nadja is "hope". Nadja is an alternate spelling of Nadia (Russian): a popular name in Russia.

Associated with: russian, hope.


11 relations via Nadia: Nada, Nadege, Nadejda, Nadie, Nadija, Nadiya, Nady, Nadya, Nadzia, Nata and Natka.

Creative forms:
(female) Nadda, Nadma, ..

(male) Nadman, Nadru, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nadja Hadleigh (N.H.), ..

How popular is Nadja?

Nadja is an unusual first name for females. Nadja is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Nadia (#345 in 2015), Nadya and Nada are the prominent varying forms of Nadja (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Nadja reached its apex 10 years ago (usage of 0.12%) and is now much lower (usage 0.05%, 56% less). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nada, Nadia, Nadya in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Nadja is alike in pronunciation to Nasia. Other suggested similar names are Baja, Basja, Daija, Hanja, Kadija, Kaija, Kasja, Maaja, Maeja, Maja, Marja, Naama, Nadena, Nadina, Nadira, Nadra, Nadyna, Naia, Naida, Naila, Naima, Nakia, Nalea, Nana, Nanda, Nania, Nanna, Naoma, Narda, Nasya, Nava, Neda, Nedda, Nedra, Niada, Nidia, Nyada, Nydia, Raja, Rasja, Taija, Taja, Tanja, Tasja and Valja. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nadja.

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