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What does Nadya mean?

Nadya [na-dya] 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.

Associated with: russian, hope.


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

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

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

(male) Nadro, Nadyale, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name history of Nadya for girls. 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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Prominent related forms of Nadya rated in the Top 2000 are Nadia (#288 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 is somewhat less today (usage 0.06%, down 46.2%).

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.