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What does Neda mean?

Neda Pronunciation of Neda [ne-da] as a girls' name is of Slavic origin, and the meaning of Neda is "born on Sunday". From nedelja. In Greek mythology, Neda was an Arcadian nymph that nutured Zeus as a child. The river Neda and also a town derived their name from her. The name may also be considered a feminine form of Ned, a nickname for Edward (Old English) "wealthy guard".

Associated with: greek, mythology, nymph (goddess), river, old, wealthy.


Neda has 3 variants: Nedda, Neddie and Nedi.

Creative forms:
(female) Naada, Nedia, ..

(male) Nean, Nedai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Neda Daleysa (N.D.), ..

How popular is Neda?

Neda is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3245 out of 4276, Top 76%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Neda reached its peak position of #1841 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Edward is the only other popular variation form of Neda rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Neda was widespread during 1920-1929 (median #1366).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Neda, Edward in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Neda is alike in pronunciation to Nada, Nadia, Nadie, Nadiya, Nady, Nadya, Naiada, Naida, Needia, Niada, Nidia, Nyada and Nydia. Other suggested similar names are Ada, Aeeda, Aida, Alda, Arda, Beda, Edda, Elda, Heda, Huda, Inda, Jaeda, Jenda, Leda, Leida, Leoda, Leyda, Lida, Lyda, Meda, Nana, Nata, Nea, Nedra, Needra, Neel, Neema, Neena, Neera, Neila, Neima, Neka, Nela, Nelda, Nelida, Nena, Nera, Nesha, Neta, Neti, Netia, Netta, Neva, Neve, Nilda, Nira, Nita, Noela, Nola, Norda, Nova, Nura, Oleda, Reda, Reeda, Sada, Veda, Veida, Verda, Vieda, Welda and Wenda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Neda.

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