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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #566 most popular

What does the name "Tanya" mean?

Tanya (Russian): Fairy Queen

The name "Tanya" is of Russian origin and it means "Fairy Queen". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

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

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


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 first appeared 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 1956 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tanya" is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 14 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1956. Across the entire United States a total of 1,012 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Tanya popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Tanya in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Tanya

Tanya Roberts

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


Gina Lynn

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


Tanya Tucker

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


Tanya Memme

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


Tanya Vance

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


Past life for Tanya born Mar 16, 2004

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 Philippines approximately on 1425. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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