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Girl Name: Nydia

Name: Nydia
Pronunciation: \n(y)-dia\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: nest
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Nadia, Nadya, Nadiya, Nadie, Nada, Nyada, Neda, Nedi, Nedda
Variant forms: Needia, Nidia
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1657


Nydia \n(y)-dia\ as a girl's name is pronounced NIH-dee-ah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Nydia is "nest". From the word "nidus". Also (Spanish, Greek) "graceful". Literary: in Edward Bulwer-Lytton's novel "The Last Days of Pompeii", Nydia was a blind flower-seller who saved her beloved at the cost of her own life.

Nydia has 2 variant forms: Needia and Nidia.

Baby names that sound like Nydia are Nadia, Nadya, Nadiya, Nadie, Nada, Nyada, Neda, Nedi and Nedda.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Nydia.


Nydia is a very popular first name for women (#1657 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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