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Meaning of Nadia

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The name Nadia has the following meaning:

One who is full of hope.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Nadia is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 213 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Nadia fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 28 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 247 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Nadia in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Nadia is pronounced as na-dee-ya


Nadia originates from the Russian language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Nadia and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Nadia: Boys - Dusan, Girls - Sasha, Both genders - Duscha, Kenya


Popular Variants for the name Nadia: Dusya (Russian), Nada (Russian), Nadea, Nadeen, Nadege (French), Nadene, Nadenka (Russian), Nadezhda (Polish), Nadiah, Nadie, Nadija, Nadijah, Nadina (German), Nadine (French), Nadira, Nadiya (Russian), Nadja, Nadjah, Nadka (Russian), Nadya (Russian), Nadyenka (Russian), Nadysha (Russian), Nadyuska (Russian), Nadzia (Polish)


We think the name Nadia should fall under the following style category: Ladylike.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Nadia to be: Small, cute athlete

In one word, you might describe Nadia as a(n) "cute" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Nadia (or its variants) are:

Nadia Dandolo, born on 11 September , a famous athlete. Nadia Dandolo's background: A retired Italian long-distance runner.

Nadia Elena Comaneci, born on 12 November, a famous athlete. Nadia Elena Comaneci's background: A Romanian gymnast, winner of five Olympic gold medals, and the first gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event.

Nadia Boulanger, born on 16 September , a famous composer. Nadia Boulanger's background: An influential French composer, conductor, and music professor. An outstanding music educator at the highest level, she taught many of the most important composers and conductors of the 20th century.
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Nicole (41)
Nevaeh (122)
Naomi (157)
Nadia (213)
Nina (250)
Nancy (263)
Nayeli (330)
Nia (343)
Nora (353)
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