What does Vanya mean?
Vanya [vanya] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Vanya) is of Hebrew, Greek and Latin origin, and the name Vanya means "God is gracious; butterfly; brings good news". Vanya is a variant form of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variation of John. Vanya is also a variant of Vanessa (Greek). Vanya is also used as a form of Vania (Latin).
49 more relations via Jane, Vanessa, Vania: Gianna, Ivana, Ivanka, Ivanna▲, Jaina, Jan▼, Jana▼, Janae, Janaye, Jandy, Janean, Janee, Janel▼, Janela, Janet▼, Janeta, Janey, Jania, Janica, Janie▼, Janina, Janis▼, Janit, Janka, Janna▼, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jenda, Jinna, Joana▼, Joanna, Juana, Van, Vanassa, Vaneeta, Vanesa▼, Vanesha, Vanesia, Vanetta, Vaneza, Vanija, Vanina, Vanisa, Vanissa, Vanita, Vannesa, Vanneza and Venesa.Creative forms:
(female) Vanca, Vanta, ..
(male) Vande, Vanval, .. Middle name pairings:
Vanya Kendall (V.K.), ..
How popular is Vanya?
Vanya is an unusual first name for women but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#111740 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Gianna (#96 from recent data), Vanessa (#185), Jane (#288), Joanna (#306), Ivanna (#614), Janae (#1003), Jana (#1011), Ivana (#1301), Janie (#1396), Janet (#1487), Jaina (#1836), Juana (#1915), Van, Vanita, Vannie, Joana, Vania, Vanesa, Jania, Janee, Janean, Jan, Janel, Janey, Janna, Janis, Janina and Jayna are the prominent variation forms of Vanya (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Jany, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Vanya was widespread among parents 7 decades ago (usage of 1.76%) and is now significantly reduced (usage 0.54%, down 69.3%), with versions like Janna going out of style. Ivanna is the most fashionable name for newborns among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Vanya is pronounced similarly to Vana, Veena, Veenia, Veenya, Veina, Vena▼, Venia, Viana, Vianna, Vienna▲, Vina▼, Vinia, Vinni, Vinny, Vinya, Viona, Vonni and Vyna. Other recommended names are Aalya, Aanya, Aenya, Dahnya, Danya, Dasya, Dinya, Donya, Enya, Fanya, Fawnya, Fenya, Granya, Hadya, Haniya, Inya, Ionya, Ivanya, Jaya, Kaeya, Kasya, Kenya, Lalya, Lenya, Manya, Marya, Nadya, Nasya, Panya, Phanya, Rasya, Samya, Sonya▼, Talya, Tanaya, Tanya▼, Tasya, Tonya▼, Vahnda, Vaiga, Valda, Valja, Valka, Valla, Valonya, Valyn, Vanda, Vangy, Vannda (see Vanda), Vanora, Varda, Varya, Vava, Vavka (see Varvara), Vayga, Zarya and Zinya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Vanya.See names in meaning and etymology.