US Popularity:27063
Other Origin(s):Arabic, Greek, Hebrew, Persian, Spanish, Swahili
Meaning:Water; Flower; Kind, compassionate; Grace; Little girl, child, great-grandaughter; Yahweh is gracious; Nice
Neenah is a girl’s name untethered to any one meaning or origin. Neenah is considered a form of Neena—from Nina—a lyrical name and appealing sound that can find its birth in many languages. A true name of the world, Nina may be a form of Hebrew Hannah, meaning “grace,” or possibly from a variant of “kind” or “compassionate” in Arabic. Not stopping there, Neenah could also relate to “mother” in Swahili, “flower” in Greek, “nice” in Persian, and “Yahweh is gracious” in Hebrew. Neenah is the name of a city in Wisconsin, meaning “water” in the Native American language of Winnebago. Inspired by the Spanish niña, Neenah takes on the familial endearments “little girl,” ”child,” or “great-granddaughter.” Also a popular suffix, -nina, Neenah could be a short form for any title ending in this enchanting chime. A worldly name like Neenah is sure to help your little star adapt to any adventure that comes their way.

Neenah Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2020
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from 2018
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