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Vanija

What does Vanija mean?

Vanija Pronunciation of Vanija [vani-ja] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the name Vanija means "butterfly". Vanija is a version of Vanessa (Greek).

Associated with: greek.

Variations

Vanija has 1 variant: Vanesia.

24 more different relations via Vanessa: Van, Vanassa, Vaneeta, Vanesa, Vanesha, Vanetta, Vaneza, Vania, Vaniece, Vaniessa, Vanisa, Vanissa, Vanita, Vanna, Vannesa, Vanneza, Vannie, Vanya, Venesa, Veniesa, Venisha, Venna, Vennisa and Vinisha.

Creative forms:
(female) Vanira, Vaniva, ..

(male) Vanigi, Vaniva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Vanija Freya (V.F.), ..

How popular is Vanija?

Vanija is an unusual given name for women. Vanija is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Van, Vanesa, Vanessa (#185 the previous year), Vania, Vanita and Vannie are the prominent alternative forms of Vanija (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Vanisa, are uncommon. These relations of Vanija were popular with parents 4 decades ago (average #1554) and are now much less widespread (#1697, 75%), with versions like Vanessa becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Van, Vanesa, Vanessa, Vania, Vanita, Vannie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Daija, Dania, Danica, Danika, Danila, Danira, Danita, Fania, Hania, Hanina, Hanita, Haniya, Hanja, Ionija (see Ionia), Jania, Janica, Janika, Janina, Janita, Kadija, Kaija, Lanika, Lanita, Manika, Nadija, Nania, Pania, Paniya, Rania, Ranita, Taija, Talija, Tania, Tanika, Tanita, Tanja, Vaiga, Valida, Valina, Valja, Vana, Vanda, Vanecia, Vangie, Vangy, Vanina, Vanity, Vannda (see Vanda), Vanora, Varina, Venia, Venice, Venicia, Venise, Venita, Venize, Venizia, Venusa, Vianca, Vinia, Vinica, Vinita, Vonizia (see Venetia), Wanita and Zanita. These names tend to be more frequently used than Vanija.

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