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

The name Tania is a girl's name meaning "belonging to the house of Tatius". Tania and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

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, Queen Regnant of Dardania
Tania Raymonde, American actress
Haydée Tamara "Tania" Bunke Bider, communist revolutionary who fought and died alongside Che Guevara
Tania, name taken by kidnapped heiress Patricia "Patty" Hearst
Tania Emery, English actress
Tania Fiolleau, Canadian human rights activist
Tania Cagnotto, Italian diver
Tania Domingues, Portuguese rhythmic gymnast

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"


paulapuddephatt Says:


Lovely name, originally preferred this spelling but then started to like Tanya a lot and don't have a firm favourite right now