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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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1923770
1930550
193310100
193411110
193510100
193623230
193721210
193823230
193920200
194035350
194131310
194275750
194367670
194492920
19451011010
19461181180
19471521520
19481391390
19491341340
19501531530
19512052050
19522412410
19532942940
19543553550
19554014010
19565665660
19576466460
19587617610
19591,0751,0750
19601,3281,3280
19611,8401,8400
19622,2562,2488
19632,3792,36613
19642,7062,7006
19652,9822,96814
19663,6423,62913#96 girl name
19675,1925,16527#68 girl name
19685,6775,66017#60 girl name
19696,1896,16722#54 girl name
19707,1707,14030#49 girl name
19716,9266,89828#45 girl name
19727,2747,24529#37 girl name
19737,2087,18028#36 girl name
19746,9136,87835#37 girl name
19755,9295,89930#45 girl name
19764,9894,96425#58 girl name
19774,2854,26520#64 girl name
19783,8433,82716#77 girl name
19793,5103,49317#86 girl name
19803,0853,0796#97 girl name
19812,7712,75813
19822,3872,37710
19831,9661,9579
19841,8611,8556
19851,6471,6416
19861,3051,2987
19871,1881,1880
19881,0021,0020
19898318310
19907257250
19915905900
19925425420
19934324320
19943733730
19952742740
19962202200
19972222220
19981411410
19991471470
20001381380
20011031030
200288880
20031001000
200467670
200577770
200645450
200755550
200858580
200944440
201048480
201139390
201234340
201325250
201425250

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 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tonya" ranks #28 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 107 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of 3,510 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 "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 ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Aynot". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tyoan". 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 Aug 25, 1961

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 Scotland approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

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. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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