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What does Tanya mean?

Tanya Pronunciation of Tanya as a girls' name is pronounced TAHN-ya. It is of Russian origin. Short form of Tatiana or Titania. Notorious Tonya Harding has negatively influenced the name. See also Tawny. Photographer Tana Hoban; country singer Tanya Tucker.




VARIANTS Tahna, Tahnee, Tahni, Tahnia, Tahnya, Taina, Tana, Tanamaree, Tanazia, Tanee, Taneea, Tania, Tanita, Tanja, Tarnya, Tawnya, Tonnya, Tonya, Tonyah

SEE ALSO Latanya

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA TATIANA, TAWNY, TITANIA, TONYA Latonya, Tajana, Taney, Tati, Tatia, Tatie, Tatyana, Tawna, Tawnee, Tawney, Tawni, Tawnia, Tawnie, Tita, Titaniya, Titanya, Toya

(female) Tahya, ..

(male) Tantar, ..

Tanya Majesty (T.M.), ..

How popular is Tanya?

Tanya is a very prominent first name for women (#237 out of 4276, Top 6%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Tanya was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #62 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tanya name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Tatiana (#696 A YEAR AGO), Tania (#1395), Latanya, Latonya, Taina, Tana, Tanja, Tatia, Tatyana, Tawni, Tawny, Tawnya, Tonya and Toya are the popular variation forms of Tanya. These relations of Tanya were favored as birth names during the years 1970-1979 (AVERAGE #1072) and have become much less common since, with versions like Tatyana becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tanya, Latanya, Latonya, Taina, Tana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tania, Tanja, Tatia, Tatiana, Tatyana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tawni, Tawny, Tawnya, Tonya, Toya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tanya and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tanya is pronounced similarly to Tanaya, Tanea, Tawnee, Tawney, Tawnia, Tawnie, Teana, Teanna, Teina, Teonna, Teyna, Tiahna, Tiana, Tiani, Tianna, Tiauna, Tinah, Tiny, Tona, Tonee, Toney, Tonye, Toyanna, Tyana and Tyanna. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aanya, Aenya, Anya, Batya, Damya, Danya, Fanya, Genya, Granya, Hadya, Haniya, Inya, Ionya, Ivanya, Kasya, Katya, Kaya, Manya, Marnya, Marya, Paniya, Panya, Rasya, Samya, Tadda, Taima, Tajia, Talea, Talma, Talya, Tama, Tamma, Tanga, Tanis, Tanzia, Tasa, Tasja, Tassa (see Tasha), Tasya, Taura, Tavia, Tavy, Taya, Thana, Tulya, Vanya, Varya, Vinya, Zarya and Zenya. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tanya.