Meaning and name origin
Nayad \na-yad\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Nayad is "water nymph". Nayad is a variant of Naida (Greek).
Nayad has 2 variant forms: Naiad, Nyad.
Nayad is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Nayad for girls (2014 statistics).
Suggested similar baby names are Nada, Nadya, Naiada, Nata and Nyada. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nayad.