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What does Niah mean?

Niah Pronunciation of Niah as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Niah is "lustrous; goal, purpose". Niah is an alternate spelling of Nia (Gaelic, Swahili).



VARIANTS Nyah, Nya, Nea



Niah Rachael (N.R.), ..

How popular is Niah?

Niah is an uncommon first name for females. Niah is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Niah (UNLISTED) are Nia (#474 LAST YEAR), Nya (#1759) and Nyah (#1612). Adoption of these forms of Niah was more pronounced among parents in the year 2001 (AVERAGE #477) and has become significantly less since (#1281, 51%), with versions like Nyah becoming less fashionable. Nia has historically been a favorite of parents. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nia, Nya, Nyah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Niah is pronounced similarly to Na-, Naia, Noa and Noe. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abiah, Adah, Adiah, Aidah, Ainah, Alah, Aliah, Amiah, Ariah, Asiah, Avah, Aviah, Beah, Binah, Dinah, Eilah, Elah, Evah, Gilah, Inah, Kiah, Kibah, Kivah, Leah, Lidah, Lilah, Linah, Maiah, Miah, Micah, Mirah, Naiad, Nailah, Naimah, Nan, Nat, Niada, Nic, Nico, Nika, Nike, Niki, Niko, Nila, Nina, Nira, Niran, Nis, Nisha, Nita, Nix, Nixe, Nonah, Norah, Nyad, Nylah, Orah, Rinah, Rivah, Simah, Tinah, Unah and Zivah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Niah.

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