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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1914 10 10 0
1915 6 6 0
1916 6 6 0
1917 6 6 0
1918 11 11 0
1919 9 9 0
1920 12 12 0
1921 6 6 0
1924 11 11 0
1925 9 9 0
1926 10 10 0
1927 8 8 0
1928 14 14 0
1929 14 14 0
1930 25 25 0
1931 31 31 0
1932 17 17 0
1933 21 21 0
1934 26 26 0
1935 38 38 0
1936 73 73 0
1937 47 47 0
1938 45 45 0
1939 60 60 0
1940 70 70 0
1941 99 99 0
1942 151 151 0
1943 195 195 0
1944 196 196 0
1945 187 187 0
1946 294 294 0
1947 309 309 0
1948 284 284 0
1949 272 272 0
1950 354 354 0
1951 384 384 0
1952 423 423 0
1953 533 533 0
1954 608 608 0
1955 696 696 0
1956 1,012 1,006 6
1957 1,203 1,203 0
1958 1,246 1,246 0
1959 1,461 1,461 0
1960 1,543 1,543 0
1961 1,655 1,648 7
1962 1,813 1,807 6
1963 1,854 1,848 6
1964 1,970 1,970 0
1965 2,020 2,020 0
1966 2,177 2,168 9
1967 2,672 2,659 13
1968 3,410 3,401 9
1969 3,978 3,968 10 #90 girl name
1970 4,884 4,865 19 #76 girl name
1971 4,864 4,852 12 #72 girl name
1972 5,426 5,405 21 #54 girl name
1973 5,659 5,630 29 #50 girl name
1974 6,037 5,996 41 #46 girl name
1975 5,405 5,379 26 #50 girl name
1976 4,842 4,820 22 #61 girl name
1977 4,108 4,085 23 #67 girl name
1978 3,588 3,578 10 #81 girl name
1979 3,235 3,224 11 #93 girl name
1980 3,448 3,436 12 #88 girl name
1981 3,421 3,408 13 #92 girl name
1982 2,610 2,602 8
1983 2,237 2,226 11
1984 2,124 2,110 14
1985 2,123 2,112 11
1986 1,769 1,762 7
1987 1,761 1,751 10
1988 1,511 1,503 8
1989 1,393 1,388 5
1990 1,125 1,118 7
1991 1,114 1,108 6
1992 1,054 1,054 0
1993 1,117 1,117 0
1994 715 707 8
1995 621 621 0
1996 576 571 5
1997 472 472 0
1998 399 399 0
1999 403 403 0
2000 454 454 0
2001 416 416 0
2002 464 464 0
2003 451 451 0
2004 430 430 0
2005 400 400 0
2006 369 369 0
2007 354 354 0
2008 333 333 0
2009 268 268 0
2010 247 247 0
2011 222 222 0
2012 203 203 0
2013 149 149 0
2014 130 130 0

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 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tanya" ranks #109 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 10 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1985. Across the entire United States a total of 2,123 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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Where is the name Tanya popular?

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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 traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

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?

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 Dec 12, 1939

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 Burma approximately on 1550. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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