Nina

Nina - A very unique female name



  Sep 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nina appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #158. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nina and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nina? 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 Nina. The baby girl name Nina was given to 1,046 baby girls in 2012, ranking #295 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,351 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nina peaked in popularity 37 years ago in 1980 on position 148.



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Nina is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nina is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #92 - and is the least popular in South Carolina at position #753.

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 Nina is where you live.


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Nina origin and meaning

Nina is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Nina, pop culture references for the name Nina and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Nina

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

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

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
2012295
2011308
2010319
2009290
2008281
2007271
2006278
2005253
2004243
2003242
2002243
2001246
2000220
1999217
1998231
1997235
1996246
1995284
1994265
1993278
1992268
1991255
1990261
1989237
1988213
1987209
1986245
1985222
1984199
1983197
1982195
1981167
1980148
1979288
1978377
1977357
1976368
1975309
1974313
1973313
1972306
1971320
1970324
1969317
1968310
1967269
1966260
1965266
1964267
1963249
1962248
1961252
1960248
1959235
1958252
1957231
1956227
1955220
1954207
1953215
1952209
1951241
1950238
1949245
1948230
1947238
1946225
1945215
1944200
1943213
1942217
1941205
1940196
1939197
1938192
1937197
1936192
1935184
1934179
1933177
1932188
1931181
1930192
1929197
1928196
1927195
1926186
1925182
1924186
1923182
1922187
1921181
1920177
1919178
1918175
1917174
1916169
1915170
1914170
1913175
1912171
1911165
1910158

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia92
Rhode Island96
Massachusetts114
New Jersey142
New York163
Oregon165
Connecticut202
Maryland203
Pennsylvania222
Florida229
Virginia257
Hawaii264
New Mexico265
Illinois269
Michigan271
Washington273
Iowa277
Colorado288
California301
Ohio313
Georgia329
Minnesota372
Wisconsin406
Missouri409
Oklahoma410
North Carolina410
Nevada471
Texas475
Kansas478
Louisiana480
Indiana548
Arizona557
Tennessee648
Utah665
Alabama671
South Carolina753

Even more about Nina


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 Nina 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 Nina?

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
1980
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Nina
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,351
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,046

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