Name Nina Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Nina


Nina is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Nina?

Nina has a lot of origins. It is a Russian short form of Antonia or Anna, but also derives from the name Ninos, the founder of the Greek city Ninive. Another root of the name Nina is Saint Nino / Nina of Georgia. In Europe, Nina is a short form of names ending in “-ina”, e.g. Katharina, Nikolina, Alina.

What does the name Nina mean?

Nina means “grace” and “favor” (from Anna), “of inestimable worth” or “priceless one” (from Antonia) and “pure” (from Katharina). In Spanish, Nina means “child” or “little girl” (from “niña”).

Pronunciation of Nina

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Popularity of the name Nina

The name Nina is ranked #574 overall.

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