Naia

Naia - A very unique female name



  Jan 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Naia, meaning to flow, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1998 on position #4661. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Naia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Naia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Naia. The baby girl name Naia was given to 54 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1939 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 26,171 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Naia peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 1939.



Famous with this name

Naia Lassus
Naia Guz Sanchez
Pedro da Naia


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Naia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Naia is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #80 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #3,082.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Naia is where you live.


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Naia origin and meaning

Naia is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means to flow. To see famous people named Naia, pop culture references for the name Naia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Naia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Naia, sorted by popularity.

Naomi / Nina / Nia / Noemi / Nannie / Nona / Nan / Nya / Nyah / Neha /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121939
20112638
20102451
20092812
20082623
20073118
20062741
20053150
20042333
20032035
20022560
20013639
20003807
19984661

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii80
Colorado624
Michigan1158
California1369
Texas3082

Even more about Naia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Naia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Naia?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Naia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 26,171
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1998
2012 births +54

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