Home > Nadya


What does Nadya mean?

Nadya Pronunciation of Nadya [nadya] as a girls' name is of Russian origin, and the meaning of the name Nadya is "hope". Nadya is an alternate form of Nadia (Russian): a popular name in Russia.

Associated with: russian, hope.


Nadya has 4 variants: Nada, Nadie, Nadiya and Nady.

8 more different relations via Nadia: Nadege, Nadejda, Nadija, Nadja, Nadyenka, Nadzia, Nata and Natka.

Creative forms:
(female) Niadya, Nidya, ..

(male) Naby, Nadro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nadya Milani (N.M.), ..

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)

Nadya was first listed in 1999 and reached its peak position of #1527 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nadya name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Nadya rated in the Top 2000 are Nadia (#345 in recent rankings) and Nada. Other forms, like Nady, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Nadya was widespread in the year 2005 (usage of 0.12%) and has become significantly reduced since (usage 0.05%, down 56.3%).

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

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

Similar Names

Nadya is alike in pronunciation to Naiada, Naida, Neda, Nedda, Nedi, Needia, Niada, Nidia, Nyada and Nydia. Other recommended names are Aalya, Batya, Dalya, Damya, Danya, Darya, Dasya, Datya, Daya, Fanya, Galya, Hadiya, Hadya, Haya, Hedya, Indya, Jaya, Kadiya, Kaeya, Kasya, Katya, Kaya, Lalya, Maiya, Manya, Marya, Maya, Naama, Nadena, Nadina, Nadira, Nadra, Nadyna, Nadyne, Naia, Naila, Naima, Nakia, Nalea, Nana, Nanda, Nania, Nanna, Naoma, Narda, Nasia, Nastya, Nasya, Natoya, Nava, Nayad, Nedra, Nevya, Nya, Panya, Rasya, Raya, Samya, Shadya, Talya, Tasya, Taya, Vanya, Varya and Zarya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nadya.

See names
in meaning and etymology.