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Gender: F Meaning of Natalia: "birthday of the Lord" Origin of Natalia: Russian Natalia's Popularity in 2015: #118

More exotic that Natalie, more unusual than Natasha, Natalia has been climbing up the popularity list since 1980; Natalia--also spelled Natalya--is now at Number 118. Heard frequently in Spain, Portugal, and the Slavic countries, this is a distinctive, strong but feminine member of the Natalie/Natasha family, with the appealing short form Talia.

Like her cousins, Natalia is a name often given to girls born around Christmas.

Natalie Wood was born Natalia. Other namesakes include renowned Russian-born prima ballerina Natalia Makarova and supermodel Natalia Vodianova.

Famous People Named Natalia

Saint Natalia of Nicomedia, 4th century martyr
Saint Natalia of Cordoba, 9th century martyr
Natalia Livingston, American actress
Natalia Kills (born Natalia Noemi Keery-Fisher), English singer
Natalia Goncharova, Russian avant-garde artist
Natalia Poleshchikova, birth name of Russian supermodel Natasha Poly
Natalia Yurchenko, Soviet gymnast
Natalia Fedner, American fashion designer & contestant on "Under the Gunn"
Natalia Vodianova, Russian model
Natalia Panzarella, American singer from band Bahari
Natalia Doussopoulos, Greek singer
Natalia Kuziutina, Russian judoka
Natalia Diamante Bryant (b. 2003), daughter of basketball player Kobe Bryant
Natalia Carolla (b. 2006), daughter of American comedian, radio personality, television host, actor, podcaster, author and director Adam Carolla
Natalia Namath (b. 2007), daughter of Olivia Namath; granddaughter of NFL player Joe Namath
Natalia Scout Lee Stafford (b. 2009), daughter of actress Michelle Stafford
Natalia Froch (b. 2013), daughter of boxer Carl Froch and model Rachael Cordingley

Pop Culture References for the name Natalia

Natalia Arlovskaya, personification of Belarus in anime "Axis Powers: Hetalia"
Natalia Katkov, character in movie "The Luzhin Defence"
Natalia, character in Barbara Cartland's "A Sword to the Heart"
Natalia Korda, character in the game "Resident Evil: Revelations 2"
Natalia Romanova aka Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow, character in Marvel Comics
Natalia Dobinski, character in Jenny Nimmo's "The Children of the Red King" series
Natalia Boa Vista, character on TV's "CSI: Miami"
Natalia Rivera Aitoro, character on American soap "Guiding Light"
Natalia, main character in The Time of the Doves by Mercè Rodoreda
Natalia Kaminski, character in the light novel and anime Fate/Zero
Natalia Luzu Kimlasca Lanvaldear, character in the video game Tales of the Abyss
Natalia Shulmenski. character in Laurie Halse Anderson's "Prom"
Natalia Rostova, character in Leo Tolstoy's "War and Peace"
Natalia Borowik, a character in the Polish film series "Ojciec Mateusz" (Father Matthew)
Natalia Rojek (Borejko), a character in the Polish book series "Jeżycjada" written by Małgorzata Musierowicz and main character of one book in these series, "Nutria I Nerwus"
Natalia Boska, a character in the Polish film series "" (

Nataschenka, Nat, Natalie, Nataleea, Natasha, Natascha, Tasha, Tusya, Tasya, Nattie, Natalya, Talia, Tata

Natalia's International Variations

Natella, Talya, Nata, Nataly, Nataliya (Russian) Natalina, Nathalia, Natividad, Navidad (Spanish)