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Vanya (girl)

What does Vanya mean?

Vanya Pronunciation of 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). Vanya is also a variant of Vanessa (Greek). Vanya is also used as a form of Vania (Latin).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, gracious, good


VARIANTS Venna, Vannie, Vanna

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, Venesa

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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?

Gianna (#80 FROM RECENT DATA), Joanna (#212), Vanessa (#230), Jane (#291), Ivanna (#566), Jana (#984), Ivana (#1187), Janae (#1193), Janet (#1412), Janie (#1691), Juana (#1692), Vania, Jayna, Vanesa, Van, Vanita, Joana, Jania, Janna, Janis, Janina, Janey, Janel, Janee, Janean, Jan, Jaina, Ivanka and Vannie are the prominent variation forms of Vanya (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other forms, like Jandy, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Vanya was widespread among parents 7 decades ago (USAGE OF 1.8%) and is now significantly reduced (USAGE 0.53%, DOWN 70.5%), with versions like Jana going out of style. Ivanna, Gianna and Ivana are three of the more fashionable names for newborns among these. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gianna, Ivana, Ivanka, Ivanna, Jaina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jan, Jana, Janae, Jane, Janean in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janee, Janel, Janet, Janey, Jania in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janie, Janina, Janis, Janna, Jayna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joana, Joanna, Juana, Van, Vanesa in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

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 sound-alike 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.

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