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Tanya meaning and name origin

Tanya \t(a)-nya, tan-ya\ as a girl's name is pronounced TAHN-ya. It is of Russian origin. Short form of Tatiana or Titania. Taina (TAY-nah) is a Scandinavian form. Notorious Tonya Harding has negatively influenced the name. See also Tawny. Photographer Tana Hoban; country singer Tanya Tucker.

Tanya has 19 variant forms: Tahna, Tahnee, Tahni, Tahnia, Tahnya, Taina, Tana, Tanamaree, Tanazia, Tanee, Taneea, Tania, Tanita, Tanja, Tarnya, Tawnya, Tonnya, Tonya and Tonyah.

For more information, see also the related name Latanya.

Baby names that sound like Tanya are Danya, Tanaya and Tanea.

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Popularity of Tanya

Tanya is a very popular first name for women (#237 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Tanya
Popularity of Tanya