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Meaning and name origin

Tonya \t(o)-nya, ton-ya\ as a girl's name is pronounced TAHN-yah. It is of Russian origin, and the meaning of Tonya is "praiseworthy". Short form of Antonina. See also Tanya and Tawny.


Variations

Tonya has 2 variant forms: Latonya and Toya.

For more information, see also related girl names Antonia, Tatiana and Toni.


Popularity

Tonya is a very popular first name for females (#209 out of 4276, Top 5%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Tonya for girls (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tonya name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tonya outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Tonya and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Tatiana (#577), Antonia (#975), Toni, Toya, Latonya, Tawny, Tanya, Antonina and Tonya. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Tatiana, Antonia, Toni, Toya, Latonya, Tawny, Tanya, Antonina, Tonya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tatiana, Antonia, Toni, Tanya outside U.S.


Similar Names

Tonya is also pronounced similarly to Tahnya, Tana, Tanaya, Tanea, Tania, Tanja, Tawnya, Tena, Tenaya, Teona, Teonna, Tina, Tiny, Tona, Tonee, Toney, Tonia, Tonie, Tonnya, Tony, Tonyah, Tonye and Tunna. Other suggested similar baby names are Donya, Ionya, Sonya, Tiona, Tionna and Toma. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tonya.

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