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What does Vania mean?

Vania Pronunciation of Vania as a girls' name is pronounced VAHN-yah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Vania is "brings good news". Short form of Evangelina; variant of Ivana. See also Vanna. Also form of Jane. Also form of Vanessa.




VARIANTS Vanina, Vanya

RELATED FORMS VIA EVANGELINA, IVANA, VANNA Ivania, Ivanka, Ivanna, Ivanya, Vana, Vanetta

(female) Varia, ..

(male) Vaney, ..

Vania Amaia (V.A.), ..

How popular is Vania?

Vania is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3672 out of 4276, Top 86%) and also a somewhat popular surname for all people (#125639 out of 150436, Top 84%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Vania entered the list in 1992 and reached its highest position of #1516 in the U.S. in 2007, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Vania appearing in the Top 2000 are Evangelina (#1481 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Ivana (#1187), Ivanka, Ivanna (#566), Jane (#291) and Vanessa (#230). Other variants, like Vanetta, are seldom used. These forms of Vania were favored 7 decades ago (AVERAGE #1327) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1107, DOWN 63%), with versions like Vanessa becoming less stylish. Ivana and Ivanna are two of the more fashionable baby names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Vania, Evangelina, Ivana, Ivanka, Ivanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jane, Vanessa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Vania is alike in pronunciation to Vannie, Veena, Veenia, Veenya, Veina, Vena, Venia, Venna, Viana, Vianna, Vienna, Viennia, Vina, Vinia, Vinni, Vinnie, Vinny, Vinya, Viona, Vonni, Vonnie and Vyna. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ania, Basia, Cacia, Candia, Casia, Chania, Dalia, Damia, Dania, Daria, Fania, Fannia, Gaia, Galia, Genia, Hania, Idania, Ilania, Jania, Katia, Kenia, Lalia, Maria, Nania, Nasia, Orania, Pania, Rania, Razia, Safia, Sancia, Saria, Sonia, Tanaia, Tania, Tasia, Tavia, Tazia, Umnia, Valja, Valka, Valma, Van, Vanda, Vaneza, Vangy, Vanija, Vanisa, Vanita, Varda, Varya, Vinica and Zinia. These names tend to be less frequently used than Vania.

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