What does Nania mean?
Nania /na-nia/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and Nania means "He (God) has favored me". Nania is an alternate form of Nan (Hebrew): transcription and nickname of Ann. Nganga is a common last name.
How popular is Nania?
Nania is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#55971 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent alternative forms of Nania (outside Top 1000) are Nancy (#752 the previous year), Nannette, Nannie, Nettie, Nanette, Nan, Nanci, Nancie and Nana. Forms like Nanella are uncommon. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.3874%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.0276%, 92.9% less), with versions like Nancy, Nan, Nanci, Nanette and Nettie falling out of fashion. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Nania and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Nania is pronounced similarly to Nani, Nanni, Nena, Nenna, Nina, Nona▼, Noni, Nonie▼, Nonna and Nyna. Other recommended similar baby names are Dania▼, Fania, Hania, Jania, Naama, Nadia▲, Naia, Naima, Nakia▼, Nanda, Nann, Naoma, Naomia, Nasia, Pania, Rania, Tania▼ and Vania. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nania.