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Vanya - Meaning of Vanya

What does Vanya mean?

Meaning of the name VanyaJohnJackEvanIanJuanGiovanniIvanSeanZaneShaneJohnnyShawnJonasHankJohanGianniJonShaunVanJonathonJovaniYahyaEanJuwan

[ 2 syll. va-nya, van-ya ] The baby boy name Vanya is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is VAE-NYaa †. Vanya is used chiefly in the Russian language and its origin is Hebrew.

Vanya is a diminutive form of the name Ivan (Belorussian, Czech, English, Russian, Slavic, and Ukrainian) in the Russian language.

Vanya is also a variant of the name John (English and Hebrew) in the Russian language.

See also the related categories, hebrew and russian.

Vanya is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Within the group of boy names directly linked to Vanya, John was the most frequently used in 2017.

Baby names that sound like Vanya include Vahane, Vahann, Vaino, Vama, Vanni, Veni, Venu, Venya, Vian, Vieno, Vinay, Vinnie, Vinny, Vivyan, Vonney, Vonnie, Vonny, Vyom, Vamana, and Vania.

† English pronunciation for Vanya: V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"


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