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Gender: Female Origin of Tatiana: Russian from Latin family name Tatiana's Popularity in 2017: #700

The name Tatiana is a girl's name of Russian origin. Tatiana is ranked #700 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Badass Princess Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

From the experts:

Tatiana, long popular in Russia and starting to catch on here, is a delicate, balletic name that carries a touch of the exotic. Fresher than other Russian choices such as Natasha and Sasha, Tatiana is an underused beauty.

The name comes from that of an ancient Sabine king, Titus Tatius, who ruled Rome with Romulus.

Saint Tatiana, a third century martyr, is venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Grand Duchess Tatiana Romanova, was one of the ill-fated daughters of the last Russian Tsar, Nicholas II.

Also translated as Tatyana, the name appears in Alexander Pushkin's verse novel Eugene Onegin and the opera based on it, and it was used by Chekhov as well.

Tatiana Kennedy Schlossberg is the daughter of Caroline Kennedy, and it is currently chic in France.

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Famous People Named Tatiana

Tatiana Nikolaevna Romanova, Grand Duchess of Russia
Tatiana Ellinka Blatnik, Princess consort of Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark
Tatiana Constantinovna Bagration-Mukhransky, Princess of Russia
Tatiana Santo Domingo, Colombian fashion designer and socialite; wife of Andrea Casiraghi
Tatiana Louise Ursula Therese Elsa, Princess of Sayn-Wittgenstein-Berleburg
Tatiana Maria Renata Eugenia Elisabeth Margarete, Princess Radziwiłł
Tatiana Gabrielle Maslany, Canadian actress
Tatiana Troyannos, American operatic mezzo-soprano
Tatiana Konstantinivna Gutsu, Romanian gymnast
Tatiana Poutchek, Belorussian tennis player
Tatiana Golovin, French tennis player
Tatiana Vladimirovna Gorb, Russian painter
Tatiana Vladimirovna Kopnina, Russian painter
Tatiana Urayevna Panova, Russian tennis player
Tatiana Yurevna Perebiynis, Ukrainian tennis player
Tatiana Guderzo, Italian cyclist
Tatiana Andreyеvna Volosozhar, Russian figure skater
Tatiana Celia Kennedy Schlossberg, American journalist; daughter of ambassador Caroline Kennedy and Ed Schlossberg; granddaughter of U.S. President John F. Kennedy
Tatiana Desirée (b. 1971), Princess von Furstenberg, daughter of designer Diane von Furstenberg
Thalia Tatiana Eugenie Lily Marie Fuchaud (b. 2008), daughter of Alexis Fruchaud; granddaughter of Princess Tatiana Radziwiłł

Pop Culture References for the name Tatiana

Queen Tatiana in the Fairy Path series
Tatiana Ivashkov, in the Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead
Tatiana, Joe's girlfriend in "The Game Plan"
Tatiana Blackthorn, character in Cassandra Clare's Infernal Devices
Queen Tatiana in the Rainbow Magic children's book series by Daisy Meadows

Tatiana's International Variations

Tanja (German) Taina (Scandinavian)