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What does Tania mean?

Tania Pronunciation of Tania [tania] as a name for girls is of Russian and Greek origin, and the name Tania means "giant". Tania is a version of Tanya (Russian): short version of Tatiana. Tania is also a form of Titania (Greek).

Associated with: russian, greek.


Tania has 14 variants: Tahna, Tahnee, Tahni, Tahnia, Tahnya, Taina, Tana, Tanee, Taneea, Tanja, Tawnya, Tonnya, Tonya and Tonyah.

12 more alternative forms via Tanya, Tatiana, Titania: Tajana, Tanazia, Tanita, Tarnya, Tati, Tatia, Tatiania, Tatie, Taziana, Tita, Titaniya and Titanya.

Creative forms:
(female) Taynia, Tinia, ..

(male) Tain, Taun, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tania Abbey (T.A.), ..

How popular is Tania?

Tania is a very popular first name for females (#777 out of 4276, Top 18%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Tania was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #316 in the U.S. in the year 1993, and is presently at #1481. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tania name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tania outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Tatiana (#646 the previous year), Tanya (#1933), Tawnya, Tonya, Tana, Tatia, Taina and Tanja are the popular variation forms of Tania (#1481 the previous year) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Tania were at the height of their popularity 45 years ago (adoption of 0.7%) and have become much less popular since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tania, Taina, Tana, Tanja, Tanya in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tatia, Tatiana, Tawnya, Tonya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tania and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tania is alike in pronunciation to Tanaia, Tanaya, Tanea, Tawna, Tawnee, Tawney, Tawni, Tawnie, Tawny, Teana, Teanna, Teenie, Teina, Tenaya, Teonna, Tiana, Tianna, Tiauna, Tinie, Tona, Toney, Toni, Tony, Toyanna and Tyanna. Other suggested similar names are Dania, Fania, Hania, Jania, Nania, Pania, Rania, Tacia, Taima, Tajia, Talia, Tama, Tami, Tamie, Tamma, Tanga, Tanika, Tanis, Tansia, Tanzia, Tarnia, Tasia, Tavia, Tazia, Thana and Vania. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tania.

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