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Nova Meaning


What does Nova mean?

The name Nova is of Latin and English origin.

The meaning of Nova is "new".

It is also of Hopi origin, where its meaning is "chases butterflies".

Nova is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced No-va.

The Given Name Nova

Embraced by many parents, the name Nova, is one of warmth and brilliance.

A wonderfully classic name.

Nova is also great as a middle name.

Nova falls into the celestial name category.

Nova Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 56 in baby name popularity for girls with 4,124 occurrences. It ranked 866 in baby name popularity for boys with 251 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 95 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,036 occurrences. It ranked 919 in baby name popularity for boys with 230 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Nova has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Nova Name Popularity Page.

Nova Related Names

Variants of the name Nova include Novah.

The name Novus is a form of Nova.

Famous Novas

    Nova Numerology

    What will your new littleNova be like?

    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

    Children named Nova are often polite and somber but most of all they are read more >>

    Nova Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Nova in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Nova.

    Just for fun, see the name Nova in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Nova in Nautical Flags page.