Meaning and Name Origin
Tonia \t(o)-nia\ as a girls' name is a variant of Antoinette: French feminine diminutive of Antoine. Tonia is also a form of Antonia (Latin): feminine of Anthony. Tonia is also used as a form of Toni (English).
Tonia▼ has 41 more different forms via Antoinette, Antonia, Toni: Anteunette, Anthonia, Anthony, Antionette, Antoinetta, Antonella, Antonetta, Antonette▼, Antonie, Antonietta, Antonija, Antonina▼, Antonine, Antonique, Antonisha, Antoniya, Antonnette, Antonya, Antwahnette, Antwanetta, Antwinett, Netta, Netti, Nettie▼, Netty, Onita, Teunisje, To, Toinette, Toinon, Tola, Tonechka, Tonell, Tonette, Toniesha, Tonina, Tonisha, Toos, Toosje, Tunke and Twanette.
Tonia is a very prominent first name for women (#644 out of 4276, Top 15%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Tonia for girls. Tonia was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #253 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Tonia and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Tonia are Anthony, Antionette, Antoinette, Antonetta, Antonette, Antonia (#975 the previous year), Antonietta, Antonina, Netta, Nettie, Toni and Tonya. Adoption of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1960-1969 and is now significantly lower, with forms like Antonina, Nettie, Toni, Tonia and Tonya falling out of style. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Tonia▼ is pronounced similarly to Tahnia, Tana▼, Tanaia, Tanea, Tani, Tania▼, Tanja, Tanya▼, Tawnia, Tena▼, Teona, Teoni, Teonna, Tina▼, Tinie, Tonnya and Tonyah. Other recommended similar baby names are Donia, Ionia, Sonia▼, Tiona, Tionna, Toia, Toma, Tonica, Toria, Tosia and Zonia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Tonia.