Russian, Arabic; "hope; moist with dew"
"hope; moist with dew"

Nadiya Origin and Meaning

The name Nadiya is a girl's name of Russian origin meaning "hope; moist with dew".

A timeless cultural crossover name, Nadiya can either be a variant spelling of Nadia, a diminutive of the Russian name Nadezhda, meaning "hope"; or derived from the Arabic word Nada, meaning "morning dew" or "to be wet with dew" — something especially precious in dry climates.

Famous People Named Nadiya

  • Nadiya Hussainwinner of Great British Bake Off 2015