In Russian into English, the name is "Nadezhda".
--- In Kresy-Siberia@yahoogroups.com, Eve5J@... wrote:
> Hi Elzunia and group -
> Getting out my trusty book, First Names of the Polish Commonwealth: Origins
> and Meanings, by Hoffman and group member George Helon, I see that yes,
> Nadzieja is the formal Polish spelling of this name. The diminutive of the name in
> Polish is Nadzia and in other Slavic languages, Nada and Nadia. In English
> the name is translated to Hope or Nadine.
> Best regards,
> Eve Jankowicz
> Hi Marek and Nick