Nadia

First Name
41k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Nadia mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Nadia

"Nadia" is a name of Slavic origin, and it means "Hope". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Originally the French spelling of На́дя (Nádja), an informal Russian pet form of the virtue name Наде́жда (Nadéžda, Nadezhda) "hope".

  1. A female given name used since the twentieth century.

Nadia was also found in the following language(s): Danish, French, German, Italian, and Polish

Notable Persons Named Nadia

Nadia Comăneci is a gymnast. Nadia was born on November 12th, 1961 in Onești.

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Nadia Ali is an electronic dance music, trance music, and house music musician. They hold the title Crash and Burn". They have been prominent since 2001. Nadia was born Nadia Ali on August 3rd, 1980 in Tripoli.

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Imany is a folk music, soul music, and blues musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Imany was given the name Nadia Mladjao on April 5th, 1979 in Martigues. Imany is also known as Mladjao and Nadia.

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Nadia Björlin is an actress, singer, and model. She was most active from 1999 to present. Nadia was given the name Nadia Alexandra Björlin on August 2nd, 1980 in Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.

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Nadia Sawalha is a television presenter, actress, and actor. She was most active from 1986 to 1986. Nadia was born as the child of Nadim Sawalha on November 18th, 1964 in Wandsworth. Nadia is also known as Nadia Carina.

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Nadia Hilker is an actress. She was most active from 2010 to present. Nadia was born in Munich.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nadia

Fearless Nadia was a film actress and stuntwoman. She was most active from 1933 to present. Fearless was given the name Mary Ann Evans on January 8th, 1908 in Perth. Fearless is also known as Mary Evans Wadia. She left this life on January 9th, 1996.

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How popular is the baby name Nadia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1911 5 5 0
1913 9 9 0
1914 7 7 0
1915 14 14 0
1916 23 23 0
1917 15 15 0
1918 10 10 0
1919 14 14 0
1920 9 9 0
1921 10 10 0
1922 15 15 0
1923 16 16 0
1924 13 13 0
1925 26 26 0
1926 14 14 0
1927 20 20 0
1928 14 14 0
1929 14 14 0
1930 27 27 0
1931 27 27 0
1932 18 18 0
1933 20 20 0
1934 20 20 0
1935 7 7 0
1936 10 10 0
1937 13 13 0
1938 12 12 0
1939 12 12 0
1940 8 8 0
1941 12 12 0
1942 14 14 0
1943 17 17 0
1944 15 15 0
1945 15 15 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 15 15 0
1948 20 20 0
1949 27 27 0
1950 21 21 0
1951 28 28 0
1952 32 32 0
1953 30 30 0
1954 48 48 0
1955 36 36 0
1956 49 49 0
1957 36 36 0
1958 43 43 0
1959 31 31 0
1960 52 52 0
1961 36 36 0
1962 51 51 0
1963 49 49 0
1964 52 52 0
1965 60 60 0
1966 52 52 0
1967 47 47 0
1968 63 63 0
1969 71 71 0
1970 70 70 0
1971 81 81 0
1972 80 80 0
1973 77 77 0
1974 88 88 0
1975 86 86 0
1976 590 585 5
1977 797 790 7
1978 610 610 0
1979 613 608 5
1980 546 546 0
1981 476 476 0
1982 445 445 0
1983 380 375 5
1984 664 664 0
1985 515 515 0
1986 476 476 0
1987 532 532 0
1988 748 740 8
1989 771 762 9
1990 665 659 6
1991 585 585 0
1992 598 592 6
1993 572 572 0
1994 547 547 0
1995 680 680 0
1996 778 778 0
1997 857 857 0
1998 943 943 0
1999 916 916 0
2000 1,271 1,271 0
2001 1,331 1,331 0
2002 1,499 1,499 0
2003 1,580 1,580 0
2004 1,590 1,584 6
2005 1,920 1,920 0
2006 1,869 1,869 0
2007 1,721 1,721 0
2008 1,540 1,540 0
2009 1,350 1,345 5
2010 1,287 1,287 0
2011 1,182 1,182 0
2012 1,086 1,086 0
2013 994 994 0
2014 1,124 1,124 0
2015 948 948 0
2016 912 912 0
2017 777 777 0

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Popularity of Nadia as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Nadia

  • What name lists does Nadia rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Nadia? Nadia is the 1,135th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nadia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 41,225 babies born with the first name Nadia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nadia to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nadia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1911 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Nadia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nadia is Friday, June 9th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Nadia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nadia was in 2005 with a total of 1,920 babies. That's a lot of babies named Nadia!
  • Random Nadia Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nadia ranks 102nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 91 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Nadia: Your name in reverse order is Aidan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Adina. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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