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What does Nechama mean?

Nechama Pronunciation of Nechama [nechama] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Nechama is "comfort, solace". A male form, Nachum, is the name of a minor prophet in the Bible. Nehemiah is also a related name.

Associated with: prophet, bible.


Nechama has 5 variants: Nachmanit, Nachuma, Nechamah, Nechamit and Nehamah.

Creative forms:
(female) Nichama, Nychama, ..

(male) Nechaman, Nechana, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nechama Eve (N.E.), ..

How popular is Nechama?

Nechama is an unusual first name for women. Nechama is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Nechama was first listed in 1994 and reached its top rank of #1796 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Achima, Decima, Naama, Nahara, Neala, Neema, Nehara, Nehira, Nehora, Nehura (see Nehara), Neima, Neoma, Nesha, Nethania, Nevada, Nevara, Nichola, Vehlma (see Velma) and Zechava. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nechama.

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