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What does Nydia mean?

Nydia Pronunciation of Nydia [ny-dia] as a girls' name is pronounced NIH-dee-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Nydia is "nest". From the word "nidus". Also (Spanish, Greek) "graceful". Literary: in Edward Bulwer-Lytton's novel "The Last Days of Pompeii", Nydia was a blind flower-seller who died to save her beloved.

Associated with: greek, graceful, flower.


Nydia has 2 variants: Needia and Nidia.

Creative forms:
(female) Nyda, Nydie, ..

(male) Nyde, Nynis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Nydia Mya (N.M.), ..

How popular is Nydia?

Nydia is a very popular first name for women (#1657 out of 4276, Top 39%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Nydia was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #1612 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. The only other prominent related form of Nydia is Nidia. Adoption of these forms of Nydia was more pronounced 2 decades ago (usage of 0.01%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nydia, Nidia in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Nydia is pronounced similarly to Nada, Nadia, Nadie, Nadiya, Nady, Nadya, Naida, Neda, Nedda, Neddie, Nedi, Niada and Nyada. Other suggested similar names are Adia, Ardia, Cyndia, Cytia (see Cynthia), Fadia, Hadia, Hedia, India, Kadia, Kyria, Lidia, Lycia, Lydia, Lygia, Lyria, Lyvia, Media, Nadija, Nadina, Nadira, Nadja, Nadra, Nadzia, Naia, Nakia, Nania, Nasia, Nedra, Nelia, Netia, Nia, Nibia, Nicia, Nikia, Novia, Nubia, Nya, Nykia, Nyla, Nyna, Nysa, Nyssa, Sadia, Syndia, Syria, Tyria, Xylia and Zylia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nydia.