Panya - Meaning of Panya
[ 2 syll. pa-nya, pan-ya ] The baby girl name Panya is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced PAE-NYaa- †. Panya has its origins in the African-Swahili and Old Greek languages. It is used largely in African, Swahili, and Russian. From African-Swahili roots, its meaning is 'mouse' - in this context, Panya can be used in the African and Swahili languages.
In addition, Panya is a Russian diminutive of the English and German Stephanie.
Another form of the name is the shortening Pan.
Panya is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Panya, Stephanie was the most commonly used.
† English pronunciation for Panya: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"