Tanya - Meaning of Tanya
[ 2 syll. ta-nya, tan-ya ] The baby girl name Tanya is pronounced TAAN-Yah or TAEN-Yah (English) †. Tanya is of Latin origin, and it is used largely in the English and Russian languages. The name was first adopted by English speakers in the early 20th century.
In addition, Tanya is a pet form (English and Russian) of Tatiana.
The name Tanya is used to a great extent; it has 38 variations that are used in English and foreign languages. Variations used in English include Latanya, Tahnee, Tahnya, Tanaya, Tanazia, Tanea, Taneea, Taneia, Taneya, Tanija, Taniya, Tannia, Tanoya, Tany, Tanyah, Tanyia, Tarnia, Tarnya, Tawnya, Tenna, Thanya, Tonnya, Tonya, and Tonyah. Other English forms include the contraction Tana, the pet form Tanita, and the variant spellings Tanhya, Tania (used in Russian, Italian, and Romanian too), Tanja (used in German, Finnish, Russian, and Slavic too), Tannya, Taunia, Taunya, and Tawnia.
The origin and thus the meaning of Tanya is inherited by all variant forms.
Tanya is rare as a baby name for girls. At the modest peak of its usage in 1974, 0.382% of baby girls were given the name Tanya. Its ranking then was #46. The baby name has since suffered a substantial decline in popularity, and is currently of only infrequent use. In 2018, out of the group of girl names directly linked to Tanya, Tatiana was the most popular.
Baby names that sound like Tanya include Tanayah, Tanyah, Tanyia, Tonyah, Taenea, Taimah, Taimma, Tamas, Tameshia, Tamesis, Tamesiss, Tamesys, Tamesyss, Tamike, Tanas, Tanaz, Tancy, Tanese, Tangee, and Tangey.
† Pronunciation for Tanya: T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"