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I don't like Nadine, it sounds too heavy and it's hard to say because of the 2 n's.
-- Dogsy  11/28/2005
In the children's "Arthur" books and videos, Nadine is D.W.'s imaginary friend.
-- breakofday  12/16/2005
This is my name and I pronounce it nah-din. I always get so frustrated when people say nay-deen or na-deen.
-- deany  1/5/2006
This is the singer Alanis Morissette's middle name: Alanis Nadine Morissette.
-- kanine  3/4/2006
As mentioned before, it is pronounced generally one of three ways: nah-din, nAY-deen, and na-DEEN.
-- khaotickharma  4/24/2006
I have always liked this name. The meaning is very nice. It would also make a good middle name.
-- Anonymous User  4/25/2006
Nadine is the name of a character in Stephen King's The Stand. The character is a teacher who cares for a little boy she found wandering after a plague has wiped out most of the population. It turns out she is to be the virginal bride of Satan who is meant to have his child, but in a moment of rebellion, she throws herself over the bacony and ruins his plans. Her hair goes from black to white during the course of the book. I love this name -- not just because of the character :)
-- Ceyx54  6/15/2006
I think this would make a good middle name. I like it, it's very beautiful.
-- pink_floyd_fan  8/3/2006
I think it's very old fashioned.
-- esma  9/16/2006
Nadine Coyle is a singer in the pop group Girls Aloud.
-- Anonymous User  10/28/2006
My name is Nadine and I feel it is a very independant name. I love my name and feel it is a lovely girls name.
-- sexy momma  2/20/2007
That's not the elaborated form of Nadya, but the short form of Bernardine.
-- lillinparadise  4/1/2007
Nadine has absolutely nothing to do with the name Bernardine. Nadine is the French version of "Nadia," which means hope.
-- sarahj  8/28/2007
This is my mother's name and she pronounces it Nay-deen. I like it pronounced Nah-deen better.
-- Anonymous User  7/24/2007
Nadine is a beautiful name. I do recommened this name to anybody who likes Nadya.
-- Anonymous User  12/5/2007
My name is Nadine Jordan I think it is a really nice name. Most people call me Nay-deen because they cannot say it right.
-- 17bro14nad  12/22/2007
I love my name and the fact that so few people have the same name. The only downside is that no one knows how to pronounce it! While I don't like Nay-deen, Nar-deen is even worse.
As it's a French name, I'm going to take the word of a French lady named Nadine who told me my Aussie accent was butchering my name (I tend to say Ni-deen, apparently). She told my quite authoritively that it is pronounced Nah-deen, with the Nah quite soft and emphasis on deen.
-- Nadine19  3/5/2008
This is the name of a lady I know, she pronounces it "nay-DEEN".
-- Anonymous User  3/24/2008
My name's Nadine and I think it's a great name. It's not that popular. I am the only girl in my school with this name. I hate it when my teacher calls me nay-deen. It's so annoying.
-- lia  4/7/2008
I love this name, and while I love all the pronunciations it has, my favorite is "nay-DEEN." That's probably just because that was the first way I'd ever heard the name pronounced.
-- Cymry  6/7/2008
I really, really like the name Nadine. I associate it with a lot of things. Yes, it's old-fashioned, but that seems to be the sort of thing I'm into. Nadine is such a pretty name. It reminds me of the character Naminé from Kingdom Hearts. It's a very nice name!
-- Wilted  8/2/2008
I'm an aspiring writer, and the heroine of my first novel is called Nadine. She is a very kind, sensitive, intelligent, caring character. Now whenever I hear the name, I imagine a really nice person like that. Even though a famous pop star has this name, it doesn't seem to have become that common. I hope to use this name for my own daughter one day, if I ever have one.
-- Amy456  11/27/2008
This name is also quite popular in Northern Ireland.
-- rachypiesheepbaa  2/6/2009
Nadine means "hope".
-- rachypiesheepbaa  2/10/2009
Nadine is the name of a character on the Nickelodeon cartoon "Hey Arnold!" Although a minor character, Nadine's primary personality trait is an interest in insects and spiders. She has dark brown skin and blonde hair styled in pigtails to look like spider's legs.
-- JoReia  10/10/2009
One of teachers puts too much emphasis on the 'd'. It sounds like NaDDeen. I hate it!
-- lia  2/14/2010
It's my understanding that the name also has an Irish derivation with the pronunciation being NAYdeen. After 40 years of answering to that, I hope it's right!
-- Anonymous User  2/23/2010
Although na-DEEN is the French pronunciation, Nadine is also used in the English-speaking world. The alternate English pronunciation is nay-DEEN.
-- erb816  9/29/2010
This is my sister's name and we say it nah DEE nah, although I know that is not the norm and it was adapted from the French name.
-- Trexa  10/17/2010
I think this is one of many girl names that is quite unappreciated in America today. I love it; very cute and mature sounding at the same time (if that makes any sense! Hahaha) It doesn't have any nicknames (at least, that I know of), so I could see a child disliking it growing up, but with time, I think anyone could come to like it. It sounds very sophisticated and feminine, without being annoyingly frilly or soft. Great name!
-- spaz123  7/24/2012
The name Nadine was given to 138 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/17/2013
The Spanish version of the name NADINE is NADINA which is also the same in Russian.
-- flax  3/6/2014
I encountered the name Nadine on a television show quite a while back, and while I initially thought it was interesting, the amount of times I heard it said quickly caused it to grow annoying. The sound (Nay-DEEN) became grating and irritating.
-- Francesca  7/4/2014

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