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What does Nakia mean?

Nakia Pronunciation of Nakia [nakia] as a name for girls is of American derivation. Nakia is an alternate form of Na- (American).


7 alternative forms via Na-: Nakeisha, Nakisha, Nakita, Naquita, Natavia, Natisha and Natoya.

Creative forms:
(female) Nake, Noekia, ..

(male) Naco, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nakia Bryn (N.B.), ..

How popular is Nakia?

Nakia is a very popular first name for women (#1274 out of 4276, Top 30%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Nakia entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #521 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Natisha, Nakita, Nakisha and Nakeisha are the prominent variation forms of Nakia ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Naquita, are uncommon. These forms of Nakia were favored as baby names during the years 1970-1979 (median #1370).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nakia, Nakeisha, Nakisha, Nakita, Natisha in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Nakia is alike in pronunciation to Neka, Nicki, Nickie, Nika, Nike, Niki, Nikia, Nikki, Nikkie, Nikky, Niko and Nykia. Other recommended names are Basia, Camia, Catia, Damia, Daria, Datia, Fabia, Fadia, Galia, Halia, Hania, Jania, Kadia, Kalia, Lakia, Latia, Maia, Malia, Malkia, Nadia, Nadie, Nadija, Nadina, Nadira, Nadiya, Nadja, Nadra, Nadzia, Naia, Naida, Naima, Nalea, Nana, Nani, Nania, Nanna, Nasia, Nasya, Nata, Nia, Nicia, Nikita, Nubia, Nydia, Pavia, Rania, Rasia, Razia, Sadia, Samia, Saria, Saskia, Tacia, Talia, Tania, Tasia, Tatia, Tavia, Tazia, Vania, Xavia, Zakia and Zalia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nakia.

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