in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: American
- #554 All Time
Pronunciation of Tonya
How popular is the name "Tonya" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|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|
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 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Tonya" ranks #60 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 82 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1981. Across the entire United States a total of 2,771 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 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.
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 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.
T is for treat, that you always are.
O is for openness, it's refreshing!
N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.
Y is for young, the years never show!
A is for admirable, you certainly are!
Your name in reverse order is "Aynot". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yotan". 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 May 11, 1972
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 Ontario approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.
You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.
Name poster for Tonya
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.