Meaning and Name Origin
Nydia \n(y)-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.
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)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Nydia for girls. Nydia was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #650 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Nydia▼ is pronounced similarly to Nada, Nadia▲, Nadie, Nadiya, Nadya, Neda, Nedda, Nedi and Nyada. Other suggested similar baby names are Lydia▲, Netia and Nykia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nydia.