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What does Nayad mean?

Nayad /nay-ad/ as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the name Nayad means "water nymph". Nayad is a version of Naida (Greek) with the suffix -yad.

Associated with: greek, water, nymph (goddess)


Nayad has 2 variants: Naiad and Nyad.

Nayad has 4 more different relations via Naida: Naia, Naiada, Niada and Nyada.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Nayado, Nazad, ..

(male) Nayne, Nayni, ..

How popular is Nayad?

Nayad is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Nayad is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


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

Prominent related forms of Nayad (not ranked) are Naida and Naia. These relations of Nayad were at the apex of their popularity in 2003 (median #1981). Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Nayad and corresponding names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Naia, Naida in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Nada, Nadya, Nana, Nasya, Nata, Nava, Nya and Nyah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nayad.