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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Naima
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Naima in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Naima:
Records indicate that 1,161 girls in the United States have been named Naima since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2007, when 300 people in the U.S. were given the name Naima. Those people are now 14 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Naima
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7 Positive Comments
"My name is Na?Ima and people usually pronounce it Naama but I love my name and so does my dad it reminds him of his grandmother and again I love my name to." Jan. 21, 2021:
"My newborn is Naima. (Ny-ee-ma) we are in the UK where it is not used so much but research tells me it is popular in France, Sweden, Africa, the middle East, Malaysia etc etc so we figured it crosses cultures and would travel well. It?s easily one of the prettiest names I?ve ever heard and it matches well with her siblings." Mar. 16, 2019:
"I know one person with this name, not well but enough. I believe she spells it Nayheema. She is African American but I believe a mix. I love the name, and it suits her well. She's an amazing singer! Great name!" Oct. 24, 2015:
"Pretty and exotic name.
One of the most beautiful songs John Coltrane compossed." Nov. 12, 2009:
"my name is Naima and i love my name!! just pray that i am able to live up 2 my name" Apr. 3, 2009:
"Pronouciation is I think a problem though. I know it as 'NYE-EE-MAH' but a lot of people say 'NAY-MA'. I do however love the name for a baby (named for the great dancer Naima Akef) and it has a beautiful meaning." Jan. 8, 2009:
"My second daughter's name is Naima! She is as great as her name sounds and she's truly a gift. she'll be one soon.
;-> (cjh)" Sep. 16, 2008:
13 Neutral Comments
"My daughters name is Naima and in the Country we live in we have never come across any one else with the same name, everyone always comments about her name saying how beautiful and unique it is. But when people read her name for the first time they always pronounce it wrong" Aug. 18, 2020:
"My name is Naima, and I found out that the name comes from Saudi Arabia! I love my name, and I?ve heard so many people pronounce it wrong in so many different ways, that it became really funny. And my classmates always say my name in unison, when a substitute teacher or a new teacher gets stuck in attendance." Jun. 14, 2018:
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"This is my daughters name, its Naima Janae. Everyone always compliments her name and its fits her so well. And yes, its always said wrong !" Jul. 9, 2012:
"my name is naima i'm from an arabic origine most people that i know pronouce my name correctly but in riting they put na3ima or nayma
it's funny yeh" Apr. 5, 2012:
"My daughter also has this name but people always say her name incorrectly! They call her 'nay-ma' even though I spell it 'Nayimah'" Apr. 1, 2012:
"My daughter's name is actually Nyeemah Nicole. Most people pronounce it properly but we have had a couple people incorrectly pronounce it "Nehemiah"!" Dec. 15, 2010:
"I named my 3rd daughter Naimah. She is a blessing." Jul. 8, 2010:
"My daughter's name is Naima and I pronounce it NAH-EE-MA. the first spelling I found for this name was Nyeema and I liked it but I was sold when I saw it spelled like this! She's almost two and a half:)" Mar. 23, 2009:
"I like the name If I had a daughter, she'd be Naimah Nichole." Jan. 19, 2008:
"I didn't know this name was on the website. I just typed it in and it appeared. Anyway, I know a girl named Naima but spelt "Na'imah" and she is as pretty as her name." Jan. 19, 2008:
"I would love to name my little daughter Naima, I am a hindu and it has a beautiful meaning in my language.It means 'blessing'" Jul. 26, 2007:
"This name is actually the 800th most popular these days or something. Anyway, I LOVE-love-love-love this name. I think it would go well with a light-skinned african american girl. To me it just oozes exotic yet somehow homely beauty and originality." Apr. 24, 2007:
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