Nia name meaning

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Updated: March 15th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Swahili, Celtic and African-Swahili
Usage: English, African, Irish, Swahili, Welsh, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: nia
Meaning: Purpose, Intention, Female Champion, Aim, Objective, Goal and I Want
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What does Nia mean?

Widespread unisex name Nia means "Purpose, Intention, Female Champion, Aim, Objective, Goal or I Want" that of Swahili, African-Swahili and Celtic origin is especially used in Finnish, English, Danish, Swahili, Welsh, Irish, Swedish, African and Norwegian..

Nia is English form of Neilina. Also Nia is Welsh form of Niam.

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How do I pronounce Nia?

The most common pronunciation of one syllabled Nia is nia.

Variants of Nia

Nea, Linnaea, Nova, Niamarie, Neilina, Niam, Nealie, Niamh

Names that rhyme with Nia

How popular is the name Nia?

a popular name in United States having over 21828 recievers in 60 years of usage. When at the peak of its usage in 2000, it ranked 307th when 1033 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls.

Additionally, the given name has been in the top 500 baby names 23 times Nia was a common name in England and Wales. Over 3744 babies have been named Nia since 1996.

When at the peak of its usage in 2004,. However after 23 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but it is still going strong.

Nia is a rare baby name in France still in use today.

But an extremely popular name in Indonesia where every 1 in 2000 have the name. As per our research, over 170000 babies have been bestowed Nia around the globe.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
2018472654
2017496626
2016438730
2015442715
2014486647
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Facts

Nia in Nordic countries

CountriesWomen
First NameSecondary Name
Netherlands5031
Finland0190
Sweden3233
Norway1838
Denmark750

What numbers say about Nia?

Letter A at the end of your name foreshadows your high ambition to become someone in life. It's time you give adventure and spontaneity a chance. When it comes to love, you are a passionate lover but hard to commit. Wait until you find the right one. Mistakes are the only way to become better at something. You love people back but not with the same intensity they love and care about you. Instead of letting your past pull you back, travel to your future and focus on making plans on how to realize your goals.

Looking for a name like Nia? Please go through the following names

  •  Irvine - Irvine's meaning is Green River or Green Water is used prevalently in English and Scottish used for both genders has origin in Celtic
  •  Rey - Well-Known unisex name Rey is of Spanish and Latin origin, meaning of Rey is "Council or Govern or King" is used majorly in Spanish and English
  •  Lannah - Unexpected Lannahs origin is Celtic and Hawaiian, meaning of Lannah is "Rock, Dear Child and Light and Buoy-any" is a girl name. Lannah is resulted from Alana.
  •  Ky - Uncustomary Ky chiefly is used in English aimed at both boys and girls, meaning of Ky is "Strait, Crowned with Laurel and Slender" is originated from Celtic. Ky is shortened form of Kyle.
  •  Bridgette - Notably used in Finnish and Danish preeminent, Bridgette means "The Exalted One" and is used for both sexes came from Celtic
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Middle names for Nia

There are many prominent and sweet middle names that are commonly paired with Nia.

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Famous people named Nia

  • Nia K├╝nzer, retired German women's football player
  • Nia Vardalos, Canadian-American actress, screenwriter
  • Nia Long, American actress
  • Nia Gill, American Democratic Party politician,
  • Nia Griffith, Welsh Labour politician
  • Nia Peeples, American R&B and dance music singer and actress
  • Nia Abdallah, 2004 Olympic silver medalist and the first U.S. woman to officially medal
  • Nia Iman Muhammad in Why Did I Get Married Too? as Actress
  • Nia Di Nata in Arisan! as Producer
  • In 1994 drama, thriller movie, Wild Justice, Nia Medi characterized Rhiannon Hughes.
  • Nia Trussler Jones, from comedy film Chariot, who portrayed Toni Davies.
  • In 2007 horror flick, Suster Ngesot, Nia Ramadhani portrayed Vira.

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