What does Nadya mean?
Nadya /na-dya/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Russian origin, and the meaning of the name Nadya is "hope". Nadya is an alternate form, with the suffix -ya, of Nadia (Russian): a popular name in Russia.
How popular is Nadya?
Nadya is an uncommon given name for females. Nadya is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
The only prominent related form of Nadya (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000 is Nadia (#288 in 2014). Forms like Nadyenka are uncommon. Adoption of this girl name was at its apex in the year 2005 (usage of 0.822%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.712%, down 13.4%). Nadia (#288) is the most chic birth name among these. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Nadya and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Nadya is alike in pronunciation to Naida, Neda, Nedda, Niada, Nidia, Nyada and Nydia▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Nadra, Nadyna, Nasya, Natoya and Nayad. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nadya.