What does Tanja mean?
Associated with: russian.
(female) Talja, Tanta, ..
(male) Tanji, Tanmas, .. Middle name pairings:
Tanja Avril (T.A.), ..
How popular is Tanja?
Tanja is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2133 out of 4276, Top 50%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Tanja was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #1128 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Tania (#1481 in recent rankings), Tanya (#1933), Tawnya, Tonya, Tana and Taina are the prominent varying forms of Tanja. Other forms, like Tahnia, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Tanja was at its highest 5 decades ago (median #749) and has become significantly lower since (#1916, ▼98.7%).
Tanja is pronounced similarly to Tanaia, Taney, Tawana▼, Tawna, Tawni, Tawny, Teana, Teina, Tena▼, Teona, Teonna, Teyna, Tiahna, Tiana, Tiauna, Tina▼, Tinie, Tiny, Tona, Toney, Toni▼, Tonia▼, Tonie, Tunna and Tyana. Other recommended names are Anja, Baja, Basja, Daija, Fenja, Hanja, Kaija, Kasja, Maaja, Maeja, Maja, Marja, Nadja, Raja, Rasja, Tacia, Tada, Tadda, Taija, Taisa, Taja, Tajah, Tajia, Talea, Talia▲, Talija, Talya, Tamma, Tamra▼, Tandy, Tanga, Tanika, Tanis, Tanjela (see Tangela), Tansia, Tansy, Tanzia, Tarnia, Tarra, Tasha▼, Tasja, Taska, Tasya, Taura, Tava, Taya▲, Tayla, Tazia, Thana and Tinka. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tanja.See names in meaning and etymology.