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117k
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Tanya

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Russian
  • Meaning: Fairy Queen
  • #566 All Time
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27k Tania (Russian)

How popular is the name "Tanya" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
191410100
1915660
1916660
1917660
191811110
1919990
192012120
1921660
192411110
1925990
192610100
1927880
192814140
192914140
193025250
193131310
193217170
193321210
193426260
193538380
193673730
193747470
193845450
193960600
194070700
194199990
19421511510
19431951950
19441961960
19451871870
19462942940
19473093090
19482842840
19492722720
19503543540
19513843840
19524234230
19535335330
19546086080
19556966960
19561,0121,0066
19571,2031,2030
19581,2461,2460
19591,4611,4610
19601,5431,5430
19611,6551,6487
19621,8131,8076
19631,8541,8486
19641,9701,9700
19652,0202,0200
19662,1772,1689
19672,6722,65913
19683,4103,4019
19693,9783,96810#90 girl name
19704,8844,86519#76 girl name
19714,8644,85212#72 girl name
19725,4265,40521#54 girl name
19735,6595,63029#50 girl name
19746,0375,99641#46 girl name
19755,4055,37926#50 girl name
19764,8424,82022#61 girl name
19774,1084,08523#67 girl name
19783,5883,57810#81 girl name
19793,2353,22411#93 girl name
19803,4483,43612#88 girl name
19813,4213,40813#92 girl name
19822,6102,6028
19832,2372,22611
19842,1242,11014
19852,1232,11211
19861,7691,7627
19871,7611,75110
19881,5111,5038
19891,3931,3885
19901,1251,1187
19911,1141,1086
19921,0541,0540
19931,1171,1170
19947157078
19956216210
19965765715
19974724720
19983993990
19994034030
20004544540
20014164160
20024644640
20034514510
20044304300
20054004000
20063693690
20073543540
20083333330
20092682680
20102472470
20112222220
20122032030
20131491490
20141301300

Want to know about the populiarty of Tanya? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 116,515 babies born with the name Tanya in the United States. That's more than enough Tanyas to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tanya" was in 1974 with a total of 5,996 babies. (That's a lot of baby Tanyas)

According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tanya" ranks #78 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 17 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1986. Across the entire United States a total of 1,769 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Tanya" mean? The list below shows the origins of Tanya as well as things modernly associated with the name Tanya such as celebrities named Tanya.

Russian

Origin and Meaning of Tanya

The name "Tanya" is of Russian origin, and it means "Fairy Queen". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Tanya Roberts

Tanya Roberts is an actress and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1975 to 2006. Tanya was born in 1954 as Victoria Leigh Blum in The Bronx, New York City, United States.

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Gina Lynn

Gina Lynn is an adult biography. Gina was born in 1974 as Tanya Mercado in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.

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Tanya Tucker

Tanya Tucker is a singer-songwriter specializing in country music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1972 to present. Tanya was born in 1958 as Tanya Denise Tucker in Seminole, Texas, U.S.

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Tanya Memme

Tanya was born in 1971 as Tanya Lynn Memme in Wainfleet, Ontario.

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Tanya Vance

Tanya Vance is a television survivor. Tanya was born in 1974.

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Alternative Meanings

T is for tender, loving nature.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Aynat". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ytana". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Tanya born Jul 30, 1953

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-Central approximately on 1775. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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