US Popularity:2857
Other Origin(s):Basque
Meaning:Water nymph; Wave; seafoam
A captivating name of Greek origin, Naia is traditionally a girl's name and means “water nymph.” 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 Basque, where it translates to “wave" or "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.

Naia Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Naia is currently #1260 on The Bump
Girl:Naia is currently #580 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Naia is currently #2857 in U.S. births
Girl:Naia is currently #1101 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 44
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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