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What does Nerida mean?

Nerida Pronunciation of Nerida [ner-i-da] as a girls' name is of Spanish and Greek origin, and the meaning of Nerida is "sea nymph". Also an Australian aboriginal name for a pink water lily (North Queensland) or red blossom (desert). It was in common usage in Queensland Australia in the 1940s to 1950s.

Affiliated girl names: Nereida and Nerine.

Associated with: greek, sea, nymph (goddess), water.


Creative forms:
(female) Nerika, ..

(male) Nerios, Nerna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nerida Jaylah (N.J.), ..

How popular is Nerida?

Nerida is an unusual given name for females and an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. The only popular related form of Nerida (not ranked) is Nereida. Adoption of this relation of Nerida was widespread in the 1980s (#1546). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nereida in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Nerida is pronounced similarly to Nereyda and Nireida. Other recommended names are Aerica, Celida, Ceria, Cerisa, Cherida, Derica, Derinda, Frida, Gerda, Gerica, Gerika, Heida, Irida, Jedida, Jerica, Jerika, Karida, Leida, Melida, Nagida, Naida, Narda, Neda, Nedda, Negida, Nehira, Neila, Neima, Neina, Neiva, Nelda, Nelia, Nelida, Nenica, Nenita, Nera, Nerice, Nerina, Neris, Neriss, Nerissa, Nerit, Neriya, Nerola, Netia, Nevada, Nirit, Norda, Norina, Nurit, Perita, Querida, Reida, Serilda, Serina, Serita, Terica, Terika, Terina, Veida, Verda, Verica, Verina, Verita and Yerina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nerida.

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