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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #554 most popular

What does the name "Tonya" mean?

Tonya (American): Short form of Antonia, or a form of Tanya

The name "Tonya" is of American origin and it means "Short form of Antonia, or a form of Tanya". It's a name commonly given to girls.

T is for time, you give to friends.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for able, for you surely are.

Your name in reverse order is "Aynot". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Notay". 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.

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Tonya? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 120,664 babies born with the name Tonya in the United States. That's more than enough Tonyas 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 1923 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Tonya" was in 1972 with a total of 7,245 babies. (That's a lot of baby Tonyas)

According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tonya" ranks #13 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, 150 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1972. Across the entire United States a total of 7,274 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 Tonya popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Tonya in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Tonya

Tonya Harding

Tonya Harding is a figure skater. Tonya was born in 1970 in Portland, Oregon, U.S.


Tonya Mitchell

Tonya Mitchell is a singer, actress, and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1999 to 2002. Tonya was born in 1982 as Tonya Jean Mitchell.


Past life for Tonya born Aug 11, 1978

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-East approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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