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Meaning and name origin

Tanja \t(a)-nja, tan-ja\ as a girl's name is of Russian origin. Tanja is a variant of Tanya (Russian): short form of Tatiana or Titania.


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


Tanja is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2133 out of 4276, Top 50%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tanja and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Tonya, Tanya, Tawnya, Tania, Tana and Taina. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tonya, Tanya, Tawnya, Tania, Tana, Taina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Tanja is also pronounced similarly to Tanaia, Tanaya, Tanea, Taney, Tani, Tawna, Tawnia, Teana, Teanna, Tena, Tiana, Tianna, Tina, Tona, Tonia, Tunna, Tyana and Tyanna. Other suggested similar baby names are Hanja, Taija, Taja, Tanga, Tanika, Tanis, Tansia, Tansy, Tanzia, Tasja and Tinka. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tanja.