Gender: Female Meaning of Ronja: "God's joyful song" Origin of Ronja: Scandinavian form of Hebrew Ronia

Ronja Origin and Meaning

The name Ronja is a girl's name of Hebrew, German, Scandinavian origin meaning "God's joyful song".

This name of a character from an Astrid Lindgren children's book, pronounced RON-ya,is a Top 100 name in Germany and Scandinavia and is related to the Hebrew name RONIA or RONIYA. RONYA is another form that in Russia may be used as a short form of VERONICA and ROXANA.

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Ronja_Elise Says:


love how Astrid Lindgren came up with the name ( from a lake) ! my parents knew that they will have a Ronja since they first heard the name. In Germany ( where i come from) its a very common but not overused name !

OpheliaFlora Says:


Ronja as Ronja was invented by Astrid Lindgren. She apparently took it from the name of a lake she knew.