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What does Neenah mean?

Neenah Pronunciation of Neenah [neenah] as a name for girls is of Hindi derivation, and the meaning of the name Neenah is "pretty eyes; little girl; great-granddaughter". Neenah is a variant form of Neena (Hindi). Neenah is also a variation of Nina (Spanish, Hebrew).

Associated with: pretty (beautiful), little, great.


Neenah has 5 variants: Neina, Nena, Neneh, Nenna and Nyna.

Creative forms:
(female) Naanah, Neeno, ..

(male) Neeny, ..

Middle name pairings:
Neenah Zoe (N.Z.), ..

How popular is Neenah?

Neenah is an uncommon first name for women. Neenah is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Neenah (outside Top 2000) are Nina (#300 last year) and Nena. These relations of Neenah were popular as baby names a century ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are somewhat less popular today (adoption 0.1%, down 46%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nena, Nina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Neenah is pronounced similarly to Nana, Nanna, Nona, Nonah, Nonna and Nonnah. Other suggested similar names are Alenah, Ameenah, Deena, Denah, Geelah, Geena, Jeena, Jennah, Keena, Keevah, Kennah, Leanah, Leelah, Leena, Leenah, Lenah, Meena, Meerah, Naeema, Naimah, Neema, Neera, Nehamah, Neima, Neoma, Neomah, Nessah, Nestah, Nevesah, Raenah, Reena, Seemah, Serenah, Sheenah, Teena, Veena and Zeena. These names tend to be more frequently used than Neenah.

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