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Gender: Female Meaning of Tana: "fire or star goddess" Origin of Tana: Greek

The name Tana is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "fire or star goddess". Tana and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Girls' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

An Ethiopian place-name and diminutive for several Slavic names that's somewhat slight but is enjoying new visibility thanks to bestselling mystery writer Tana French. Pronounced as it is spelled (rhymes with hannah).

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Famous People Named Tana

Cayetana Elizabeth "Tana" Ramsay, English cookbook author and wife of chef Gordon Ramsay
Táňa Fischerová, Czech actress
Tana French, Irish novelist and actress
Tana Goertz, American reality TV personality of "The Apprentice" Season 3
Tana Hoban, American children's author and photographer
Tana Marie Mongeau, American Internet Personality

Pop Culture References for the name Tana

Tana Moon, reporter in Metropolis in the "Superboy" comics
Tana, character in video game "Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones"
Tana and Riri, in Gujarati folklore, twin sisters who chose to die rather than sing in Akbar's court
Tana, the lead character in Holly Black's "The Coldest Girl In Coldtown"