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 (usage of 0.455%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.0966%, down 78.8%), 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.