Nina

Colors Related to this Name: Green, Cream

Qualities Related to this Name: Diplomatic, Sensitive

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #286 in 2013 and #295 in 2014.

Famous People

Nina Lisandrello (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Nina Foch (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Nina Arianda (Movie Actress), Nina Blackwood (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Nina Siemaszko (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Nina Wayne (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Nina Mae McKinney (Movie Actress,Singer,TV Actress), Nina Axelrod (Movie Actress,TV Actress)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Borrowed into English in the nineteenth century, apparently from several sources. Many borrowings are of Russian Нина ‎(Nina), the name of a Georgian fourth century saint, also known as Nino, of obscure origin and meaning, possibly connected with the Assyrian king Ninus. Others are of an Italian short form of diminutives like Annina from Anna and Giovannina from Giovanna.

Meaning(s):

-The Babylonian goddess of the watery deep, daughter of Ea.

-( female name) in continuous use since the 19th century.

In French

Origin: Associated with Ninette and Ninon, French pet forms of Jeannine, Jeanne.

Meaning(s):

-( female name).

In German

Meaning(s):

-( female name) popular since the 1980s.

In Swedish

Meaning(s):

-( female name) popular in the 1970s and the 1980s.

In Czech

Meaning(s):

-( female name), related to English Nina.

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( female name) popular in the 1970s and the 1980s.

In Finnish

Origin: From Russian Ни́на ‎(Nína).

Meaning(s):

-( female name) popular in the 1970s and the 1980s. Variant: Niina.

In Latvian

Origin: First recorded as a given name of Latvians in early 20th century. From Russian Нина ‎(Nina).

Meaning(s):

-( female name).

In Norwegian

Origin: From Russian Нина ‎(Nina), and from given names ending in -nina/-nine.

Meaning(s):

-( female name) popular in the 1960s and the 1970s.