Origin:Greek
Popularity:3711
Meaning:Water nymph; Flowing
A captivating name of Greek origin, Naia is traditionally a girl's name and means “water nymph” and “flowing.” This melodic title comes from the Greek word naiad. The Naiads were minor goddesses of springs, sacred rivers, and other bodies of fresh water flowing towards the sea. Naia also has roots in Hawaiian, where it means “dolphin,” “to flow,” and “seafoam.” With its many ever-flowing, burbling connotations, water lovers will find a lot to adore in this name! Water’s subtle powers in carving its way through mountains and maintaining life are the indomitable factors of grace and strength that could be wonderful inspirations to baby when giving her the name Naia.

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