Name: Nina

Origin and Meaning of the Name Nina

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    (NEE nah); (NY nah)
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    English, Polish, Swahili and Russian speaking countries
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    A Russian and Polish nickname for Anne, Antonia, and names ending with -nina. Also a Swahili name meaning "mother."

    In geographical terms, La Niña is a fluctuation in ocean surface temperature, the opposite to El Niño. La Niña is characterised by cold ocean temperatures in the eastern Pacific, whereas El Niño has warm temperatures. La Niña makes north and eastern Australia wetter than normal and warmer winters for SE USA.

    Nina Simone was an American jazz musician.

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