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ScriptsНадя RussianBulgarian Надія Ukrainian
PronouncedPron.NA-DYA French
NAD-yə English
NAHD-yə English
NA-dyə Russian

Meaning & History

Variant of NADYA (1) used in the Western world, as well as a variant transcription of the Slavic name. It began to be used in France in the 19th century. The name received a boost in popularity from the Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci (1961-).
VariantsNadine French Nadya Russian Nadya Bulgarian Nadezhda, Nadiya, Nadya Ukrainian
DiminutivesNadiya, Nadya Ukrainian
Other Languages & CulturesNadzeya Belarusian Nada, Nadica Croatian Naděžda, Naďa Czech Nadine, Nadja German Nadežda Latvian Nada, Nadezhda Macedonian Nadzieja Polish Nada, Nadežda, Nadica Serbian Nadežda Slovak Nada, Nadja Slovene
Same SpellingNadia (2)
User SubmissionsNádia, Nàdia, Nadía

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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute