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

The name Ronja is a girl's name of Hebrew, German, Scandinavian origin meaning "God's joyful song". Ronja and is often added to lists like Baby Names from Children's Books and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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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.