Given Name NADIA (1)

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Надя (Russian, Bulgarian), Надія (Ukrainian)
PRONOUNCED: NA-DYA (French), NAD-yə (English), NAHD-yə (English), NA-dyə (Russian)  [details]

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-).
VARIANTS: Nadine (French), Nadya (Russian), Nadya (Bulgarian), Nadezhda, Nadiya, Nadya (Ukrainian)
DIMINUTIVES: Nadiya, Nadya (Ukrainian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nadzeya (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 SPELLING: Nadia (2)
USER SUBMISSIONS: Nádia, Nàdia, Nadía

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Entry updated December 8, 2017