Nina
Origin/Usage
Spanish
Pronunciation
NEE-nə
Meaning
Little girl
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The name Nina has a lot of meanings, depending on the language of origin. In Slavic languages, it is a short form of names that end in -nina, eg. Giannina, Antonina. In Persian it means "kind", in Hindu "kind eyes", in Native American "outstanding", in Swahili "mother", in Arabic "friend" and in Old Greek "blossom". It also bears the Spanish meaning "little girl" from the word 'nina' itself.

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