Nereida - Meaning of Nereida
[ 3 syll. ne-rei-da, ner-e-ida ] The baby girl name Nereida is pronounced NiyREY-D-ah †. Nereida is of Old Greek origin. It is used mainly in English and Spanish. It is derived from the word nereis with the meaning 'sea nymph'. In Greek mythology, the Nereids or sea nymphs were fathered by the sea god Nereus. Nereida is the feminine form of the English and German Nereus.
Nereida is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1981, 0.008% of baby girls were named Nereida. It had a ranking of #984 then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then, and is of only sporadic use today. Within all girl names in its family, Nereida was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Nereida: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"