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121k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Tonya

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • #554 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1923 7 7 0
1930 5 5 0
1933 10 10 0
1934 11 11 0
1935 10 10 0
1936 23 23 0
1937 21 21 0
1938 23 23 0
1939 20 20 0
1940 35 35 0
1941 31 31 0
1942 75 75 0
1943 67 67 0
1944 92 92 0
1945 101 101 0
1946 118 118 0
1947 152 152 0
1948 139 139 0
1949 134 134 0
1950 153 153 0
1951 205 205 0
1952 241 241 0
1953 294 294 0
1954 355 355 0
1955 401 401 0
1956 566 566 0
1957 646 646 0
1958 761 761 0
1959 1,075 1,075 0
1960 1,328 1,328 0
1961 1,840 1,840 0
1962 2,256 2,248 8
1963 2,379 2,366 13
1964 2,706 2,700 6
1965 2,982 2,968 14
1966 3,642 3,629 13 #96 girl name
1967 5,192 5,165 27 #68 girl name
1968 5,677 5,660 17 #60 girl name
1969 6,189 6,167 22 #54 girl name
1970 7,170 7,140 30 #49 girl name
1971 6,926 6,898 28 #45 girl name
1972 7,274 7,245 29 #37 girl name
1973 7,208 7,180 28 #36 girl name
1974 6,913 6,878 35 #37 girl name
1975 5,929 5,899 30 #45 girl name
1976 4,989 4,964 25 #58 girl name
1977 4,285 4,265 20 #64 girl name
1978 3,843 3,827 16 #77 girl name
1979 3,510 3,493 17 #86 girl name
1980 3,085 3,079 6 #97 girl name
1981 2,771 2,758 13
1982 2,387 2,377 10
1983 1,966 1,957 9
1984 1,861 1,855 6
1985 1,647 1,641 6
1986 1,305 1,298 7
1987 1,188 1,188 0
1988 1,002 1,002 0
1989 831 831 0
1990 725 725 0
1991 590 590 0
1992 542 542 0
1993 432 432 0
1994 373 373 0
1995 274 274 0
1996 220 220 0
1997 222 222 0
1998 141 141 0
1999 147 147 0
2000 138 138 0
2001 103 103 0
2002 88 88 0
2003 100 100 0
2004 67 67 0
2005 77 77 0
2006 45 45 0
2007 55 55 0
2008 58 58 0
2009 44 44 0
2010 48 48 0
2011 39 39 0
2012 34 34 0
2013 25 25 0
2014 25 25 0

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tonya" ranks #23 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 223 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1971. Across the entire United States a total of 6,926 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 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 south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

American

Origin and Meaning of Tonya

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.

Tonya Harding

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

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Tonya Mitchell

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

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Alternative Meanings

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Y is for young, the years never show!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Aynot". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aotny". 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 Tonya born Oct 8, 1932

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 New Guinea approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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