Origin:Latin
Popularity:133
Meaning:new
In the world of astronomy, a nova is a star that suddenly releases a huge burst of energy, temporarily becoming extraordinarily bright. What an exciting name for baby girl! It was derived from the Latin “novus,” or “new,” and was first used as a name by American parents in the 19th century. Nova is a big name in Sweden and the Netherlands and has been making a comeback in the US since 2011.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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