Nerea name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Greek and Hebrew
Usage: Spanish
Meaning: Nerea and Nerina
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What does Nerea mean?

The rare unisex name Nerea is originated from Old Greek and Hebrew, meaning of Nerea is "Nerea or Nerina" is predominantly used in Spanish. Nerea is version of prominent Nery. Nery is variation of admired Nuri.

Used prevalently in English and Arabic outlandish, Nery has origin in Hebrew, Nery means "Light".

Variants of Nerea

Nereus, Nera, Nery, Nuri, Nereo, Nerit

How popular is the name Nerea?

Nerea was a popular name in Spain. Over 33921 babies have been named Nerea since 2002. When at its peak in 2002, 3183 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 10th position.

However after 17 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still going strong on charts. In addition to that, the name has been in the top 10 baby names 2 times Nerea is an uncommon baby name in United States where it has been in use since 1996 and achieved its top ranking of 9446 in 2015.

Also, it appeared first time in 2001 on baby girl names list of England and Wales. In France, it has been in use since 1975 but could not make beyond the top 3000.

Over 182 people have been named Nerea in France. Also, it is among the top 400 girl names in Switzerland. Over 270 babies in Switzerland have been named Nerea.

Nerea is a rare baby name in Belgium where it may not be used now.

But Nerea is a popular baby name in Ethiopia where every 1 in 20000 have the name. At least, 70000 people globally have been given the name as per our findings.

View more ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Here's what numbers has to say about Nerea

Stop treating people like you are better than them even if you really are. You like disconnecting from the world and reconnecting with your soul. Having letter N as your cornerstone represents your individuality and originality. You are triggered by things that seem impossible to do or accomplish because to you, nothing's impossible. You are not a fan of monotony and you can't stand people who just dwell in their comfort zone, waiting for something to happen.

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  •  Rigoberto means Powerful, Power or Bright is originated from Old High German and Germanic and a gender insensitive name is used commonly in Spanish
  •  María Sol - The girl name María Sol has its origin in Spanish, used mostly in Spanish language, María Sol means "Sol or María"
  •  Joaquín came from Hebrew is a baby boy name, meaning of Joaquín is "Yahweh Will Establish" is used in Spanish

Famous people named Nerea

  • Nerea Barros in La isla mínima as Actress
  • Nerea Camacho in Camino as Actress
  • Nerea Duhart in Astraea as Actress


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Instituto Nacional de Estadística,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Office fédéral de la statistique,
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