Nina (name)

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Not to be confused with "Nena" – see Nena (given name).
This article is about people named "Nina". For other uses, see Nina (disambiguation).
Gender Female
Word/name Russian, Native American, Slavic, Spanish, Indian
Meaning strong, flower, powerful, intelligent, friend, warrior, dreamer, kind, pretty
Other names
Related names Nena, Nino, Ņina

Nina is a feminine Russian name derived from original Georgian form Nino. Being a Christian name, it dates back to Saint Nino.

The name Nina may originate from the old Slavic word Ninati, meaning "dreamer" or "dream".

Other origins for the name Nina include - Native American, Spanish, English Croatian, and Indian. In Europe it is a short form of names such as Marina and Katharina.[1] Another meaning: mother in Swahili; flower in Old Greek, and fire in Quechua.

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