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What does Nedra mean?

Nedra Pronunciation of Nedra [ne-dra] as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Nedra is "underground". From the Germanic source of the English word "nether". Also possibly a respelling of Edna, or associated with another feminine form of Ned.


VARIANTS Neddra, Needra


(female) Nidra, ..

(male) Nedo, ..

Nedra Saylor (N.S.), ..

How popular is Nedra?

Nedra is a very popular first name for women (#1414 out of 4276, Top 33%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Nedra was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex rank of #682 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Nedra listed in the Top 2000 are Edna and Eda. Adoption of these forms of Nedra reached its highest in the 1900s (AVERAGE #792), but now, forms like Edna have become somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nedra, Eda, Edna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Nedra is alike in pronunciation to Nadra. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Andra, Ardra, Audra, Bera, Ceara, Cedra, Ceira, Cera, Deadra, Debra, Dedra, Deidra, Deora, Edra, Eidra, Eydra, Fedora, Fedra, Hera, Idra, Jadra, Kera, Kerra, Legra, Leora, Madra, Meara, Meera, Meira, Mera, Nadira, Nadja, Nadya, Nea, Neda, Nedda, Nedi, Neema, Neena, Neera, Nehara, Nehira, Nehora, Nehura (see Nehara), Neima, Neina, Neka, Nela, Nemera, Nenna, Neola, Neoma, Nera, Nessa, Nesta, Netia, Netta, Neva, Nevara, Nevsa, Nevya, Nidia, Nira, Nora, Nura, Nydia, Phedra, Sera, Tedra, Tera, Terra, Veera, Veira and Vera. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nedra.


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