♀ Name Nina – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Nina

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Nina is a ♀ female name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Nina

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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