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Gender Feminine
Scripts Надя(Russian, Bulgarian) Надія(Ukrainian)
Pronounced Pron. NA-DYA(French)
NAD-yə(English)
NAHD-yə(English)
NA-dyə(Russian)
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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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