Origin: Russian Federation
Region Origin: Eastern Europe

Tanya is a Russian girl's name with a captivating meaning of "fairy queen". It originates as a Slavic diminutive of Tatiana, which is derived from the Roman name Tatianus, tracing back to the ancient name Tatius. The name Tanya began to be used in the English-speaking world during the 1930s. The popularity of Tanya in Russia can be attributed to Alexander Pushkin's poem Eugene Onegin, whose main character was named Tatiana Larina. The name has since become popular throughout the world, with variations such as Tanja, Tatjana, and Tania. The name Tanya is associated with mystique and majesty, making it a timeless and beautiful choice for a girl's name.

Emmy Samtani
Emmy Samtani
Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.

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