What does Tatiana mean?
Tatiana \t(a)-tia-na\ as a girls' name is pronounced ta-TYA-nah, tat-YAH-nah. It is of Russian and Latin origin. Feminine of Tatius, a Roman family clan name. A king by this name was said to have reigned over the Sabines and the Romans with the legendary Romulus. Also the name of a third-century saint. Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg named her second daughter Tatiana. See also Tiana. Actress Tatyana Ali; opera celebrity Tatiana Troyannos.
Tatiana▲ has 23 variants: Taitiann, Taitiann, Taitianna, Tajana, Tania▼, Tanya▼, Tassiana, Tati, Tatia, Tatiania, Tatianna▼, Tatie, Tatihana, Tatijana, Tatiyana, Tatjana, Tatyana▼, Tatyanah, Tatyanna, Taziana, Tetyana, Tiatiana and Tonya▼.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Titania.
Tatiana is a very prominent first name for females (#1282 out of 4276, Top 30%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Tatiana for girls. Tatiana entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #213 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is presently at #577. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Prominent alternative forms of Tatiana (#577 in 2014) are Tania, Tanya, Tatianna, Tatyana, Tatyanna, Tiana (#554 in 2014), Tianna and Tonya. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread in the year 1995 and is now significantly less, with forms such as Tania, Tanya, Tatianna, Tianna and Tonya falling out of style. Tatiana (#577) and Tiana (#554) are two of the more chic girl names among these. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Tatiana and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
A recommended similar baby name is Tajiana. This name tends to be less frequently used than Tatiana.