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Gender: Female Pronunciation: nah-DEEN Meaning of Nadine: "hope" Origin of Nadine: French variation of Nadia, Russian

The name Nadine is a girl's name of French origin meaning "hope". Nadine and is often added to lists like Baby Names That Mean Hope and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover 10 times".

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Part of the vogue for French-sounding names in the 1920s and 30s, Nadine has been replaced by the Russian sound of Nadia and Natasha.

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Famous People Named Nadine

Nadine Gordimer, South African writer
Nadine Conner, American opera singer
Nadine E. Velazquez, American actress
Nadine Strossen, American political activist, former president of the ACLU
Alanis Nadine Morissette, Canadian singer-songwriter
Nadine Chanz, German model/actress
Nadine Elizabeth Louise Coyle, singer of Irish pop group Girls Aloud
Nadine Leopold, Austrian model
Nadine Marejke Angerer, German football player

Pop Culture References for the name Nadine

Nadine Fine, Fran's sister on TV's "The Nanny"
Nadine Crowell, character on American soap "General Hospital"
Nadine Swoboda, character on TV's "Grace under Fire"
Nadine Flumberghast, character on TV's "Arthur"
Nadine Waters, character on TV's "Martin"
Nadine Lowenthal, character on animated series "Hey Arnold!"
Nadine Cross, character in "The Stand" by Stephen King
Nadine Hurley, character on TV's "Twin Peaks"
Nadine Franklin, main character of the movie "The Edge of Seventeen"
Nadine Ross, character in the Uncharted video game franchise

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