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pinWhat does Nova mean?

Nova /no-va/ as a girls' name is pronounced NOH-vah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Nova is "new".

Astronomy: a nova is a star that releases a tremendous burst of energy, becoming temporarily extraordinarily bright. Chevrolet used to make a small car called a "Nova". Novia is also Spanish for "girlfriend".


pinVariations

Nova has 2 variants: Novella and Novia.

Kreatif forms: Neeva, Nuva, Nyva. [more]

pinHow popular is Nova?

Nova is a very prominent first name for women (#1600 out of 4276, Top 37%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#13153 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Nova for girls. Nova reached its peak position of #287 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nova name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Nova and affiliated names. The only other popular related form of Nova (#287 in recent rankings) is Novella. Adoption of these relations of Nova is at its apex today (adoption of 0.36%), except for the form Novella which has become less fashionable. Nova has historically been a favorite of parents. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nova, Novella in U.S.

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


pinSimilar Names

Nova is pronounced similarly to Naavah, Nava, Neiva, Neva, Nevaeh and Nevya. Other suggested similar baby names are Dova, Neve, Nibia, Niobe, Noa, Nola, Nona, Nora, Nubia and Tova. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nova.

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