Nubia is a girl’s name of Egyptian origin. This striking and sonorous name has deep ties to Northern Africa, where it’s the name of a region situated along the Nile. In ancient Africa, Nubia was the seat of one of the earliest and most powerful civilizations, the Kerma, which ruled between 2500 and 1500 BCE. As a feminine given name, Nubia means “gold” and refers to the vast quantities of this valuable, shiny mineral found in Egypt. Nubia is a noble name to give baby, one that will pay homage to your proud ancestral roots in Northern Africa.
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