What does Tonya mean?
Associated with: russian.
(female) Tenya, Tinya, ..
(male) Tota, Toty, .. Middle name pairings:
Tonya Kinzley (T.K.), ..
How popular is Tonya?
Tonya is a very popular first name for women (#209 out of 4276, Top 5%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name history of Tonya for girls. Tonya entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #49 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Antonia (#1014 in 2015), Antonina, Latonya, Taina, Tana, Tania (#1481), Tanja, Tanya (#1933), Tatiana (#646), Tawny, Tawnya, Toni (#1333) and Toya are the popular varying forms of Tonya ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Tahna, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Tonya was more pronounced in the 1970s (adoption of 0.9%) and has become significantly lower since (adoption 0.05%, ▼94.6%), with versions like Latonya becoming less trendy.
Tonya▼ is alike in pronunciation to Tanaia, Tanaya, Tanea, Tani, Teanna, Teena, Teina, Tenaya, Teona, Teoni, Teonna, Teyna, Tiana, Tianna▼, Tinah, Tiny, Toini, Tona, Toney, Tonia▼, Tonye, Toyanna, Tunna, Tyana and Tyanna. Other recommended names are Aanya, Aenya, Anya, Bronya, Dinya, Donya, Dosya, Ennya, Enya, Fanya, Fenya, Ginya, Inya, Ionya, Joya, Kenya, Lenya, Manya, Panya, Roya, Sofya, Sondya, Sonya▼, Talya, Tanga, Tasya, Tiona, Tionna, Toby, Toia, Tola, Toma, Tonica, Tonina, Toolya (see Tulia), Tora, Tory, Tosia, Tosiya, Tossa, Toulya, Tova, Treya, Tulya, Vanya, Vinya, Zenya, Zinya, Zofya and Zoya. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tonya.See names in meaning and etymology.