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Gender Feminine
Scripts Надя(Russian, Bulgarian) Надія(Ukrainian)
Pronounced Pron. NA-DYA(French)
NAD-ee-ə(English)
NAHD-ee-ə(English)
NA-dyə(Russian)
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Meaning & History

Variant of NADYA (1) used in the Western world, as well as an alternate 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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