First Name
915
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since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nadira

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Nadira means "Rare, precious," and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from Bahamas says the name Nadira means "Precious,rare" and is of Unknown origin.

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Alt. Meaning

N is for number one, make sure to take care of yourself above all others

A is for appreciative, of all you have

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

I is for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Notable Persons Named Nadira

Nadira Babbar is a theater actress and director. She was most active from 1980 to present. Nadira was born as the child of Sajjad Zaheer on January 20th, 1948 in Mumbai.

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Munni Begum is a ghazal musician. Munni was given the name Nadira .

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She holds the title Shahzadi of the Mughal Empire and Shahzadi of theMughal Empire. She left this life on June 6th, 1659.

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Nadira Isayeva is a journalist. Nadira was born in Dagestan, Russia.

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Nadira was born on October 9th, 1994 in Béjaïa.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nadira

Florence Ezekiel Nadira was an actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 2001. Florence was born on December 5th, 1932. She breathed her last breath on February 9th, 2006.

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Munni Begum is a ghazal musician. Munni was given the name Nadira .

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1972 9 9 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 10 10 0
1975 10 10 0
1976 13 13 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 12 12 0
1979 16 16 0
1980 22 22 0
1981 6 6 0
1982 19 19 0
1983 14 14 0
1984 16 16 0
1985 10 10 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 18 18 0
1988 12 12 0
1989 15 15 0
1990 13 13 0
1991 20 20 0
1992 15 15 0
1993 18 18 0
1994 17 17 0
1995 25 25 0
1996 23 23 0
1997 25 25 0
1998 33 33 0
1999 33 33 0
2000 45 45 0
2001 28 28 0
2002 28 28 0
2003 29 29 0
2004 29 29 0
2005 40 40 0
2006 31 31 0
2007 26 26 0
2008 26 26 0
2009 24 24 0
2010 30 30 0
2011 24 24 0
2012 20 20 0
2013 23 23 0
2014 14 14 0
2015 10 10 0
2016 22 22 0
2017 19 19 0

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Popularity of Nadira as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Nadira

  • How Popular is the name Nadira? Nadira is the 11,174th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nadira have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 915 babies born with the first name Nadira in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nadira to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nadira? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1972 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Nadira first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nadira is Friday, November 5th, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Nadira born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nadira was in 2000 with a total of 45 babies.
  • Random Nadira Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nadira is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Nadira: Your name in reverse order is Aridan. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arinda. 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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