Famous Bearer
Personal Impression
Don't name a kid after a kingdom, country, continent. It's extremely cringy.
kayisforkeen  9/12/2018
It has “noob” in it. Noob means an inexperienced person.
Curious me  9/12/2018
I know a Lady (in Brazil) who wore the name Nubia. I always thought it ugly for a woman. I had no idea where it came from. I am very surprised to read about it. It is still ugly to me but, at least I know it comes from our ancients.
― Anonymous User  5/27/2017
It's beautiful. Don't get the ghetto or trashy impression at all. It sounds elegant and regal.
silly_rabbit  9/4/2015
Tacky and extremely ghetto. This sounds like something Azealia Banks would name her daughter.
Acajou  8/19/2015
Sounds too much like nubile, which makes it a little awkward to give your daughter.
kvpp88  10/22/2014
Personally, I think this is a very pretty name. It puts me in mind of regal Egyptian pharaohs, and the vast quantities of education and intelligence which goes with such a title. I think it is a name which would age well.
Lady Jeeves  7/6/2011
I love this name! I think it's got such a unique beauty to it. I couldn't see anyone using this name in the Western world, but I would love to see it used.
xsai  6/26/2011
Nubia is ugly. It sounds like "newbie". It also sounds like an over-the-top ghetto name.
bananarama  1/12/2011
In the animated Disney Channel series, The Proud Family, Nubia is one of the Gross Sisters.
Heathyr  6/9/2009
Sounds like a disease.
number1212  12/28/2008
Sounds too much like 'newbie'. This is the type of name pretentious people who think Western culture is horrible crap would go for. If anyone would, that is, ha ha!
slight night shiver  5/1/2008
Derives from the Latin word for cloud.
citlalli_81  9/12/2005
It is not derived from the Latin word Nimbus which mean cloud, not gold. Nubia is said to be derived from the Egyptian Nub (gold), as the Egyptians obtained most of their gold there.
― Anonymous User  8/20/2006

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