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Gender: F Meaning of Tania: "belonging to the house of Tatius" Origin of Tania: Russian, diminutive of Tatiana

Tania is a Russian name that has been fully integrated into the American name pool, retaining just a touch of its Slavic flavor. It started as a pet form of Tatiana, which is beginning to be used in this country as well. Also spelled Tanya, as in country singer Tanya Tucker.

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Famous People Named Tania

Tania Raymonde, American actress
Tania, communist revolutionary who died alongside Che Guevara
Tania, name taken by heiress Patricia Hearst
Tania, 2nd century queen of Dardania
Tania Emery, English actress
Tania Fiolleau, Canadian human rights activist

Pop Culture References for the name Tania

Princess Tania, main character in the "Faerie Path" series by Frewin Jones
Tania Chernova, character from movie "Enemy at the Gates"