Russian from Latin family name

Tatiana Origin and Meaning

The name Tatiana is girl's name of Russian origin.
Tatiana was derived from Tatius, a Sabine-Latin family name of unknown origin. Titus Tatius was the name of an ancient king who ruled over the Sabines, an ancient Italic tribe who lived near Rome. The Romans used the name Tatius even after the Sabines died out and created the derivative forms Tatianus and Tatiana. The names were eventually disseminated throughout the Orthodox Christian world, including Russia.

Tatiana, long popular in Russia and starting to catch on here, is a delicate, balletic name. Although on the decline from its peak in 1999, Tatiana is an underused beauty. Today, however, Mila, Anastasia, and Natalia are fresher Russian choices.

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 RomanovaGrand Duchess of Russia
  • Tatiana Ellinka BlatnikPrincess consort of Nikolaos of Greece and Denmark
  • Tatiana Constantinovna BagrationMukhransky, Princess of Russia
  • Tatiana Santo DomingoColombian fashion designer and socialite; wife of Andrea Casiraghi
  • Tatiana Louise Ursula Therese ElsaPrincess of Sayn,Wittgenstein,Berleburg
  • Tatiana Maria Renata Eugenia Elisabeth MargaretePrincess Radziwiłł
  • Tatiana Gabriele MaslanyCanadian actress
  • Tatiana TroyannosAmerican operatic mezzo,soprano
  • Tatiana Konstantinivna GutsuRomanian gymnast
  • Tatiana PoutchekBelorussian tennis player
  • Tatiana GolovinFrench tennis player
  • Tatiana Vladimirovna GorbRussian painter
  • Tatiana Vladimirovna KopninaRussian painter
  • Tatiana Urayevna PanovaRussian tennis player
  • Tatiana Yurevna PerebiynisUkrainian tennis player
  • Tatiana GuderzoItalian cyclist
  • Tatiana Andreyеvna VolosozharRussian figure skater
  • Tatiana Celia Kennedy SchlossbergAmerican 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
  • Tatiana Shanks (b. 1998)daughter of actor Michael Shanks
  • Tatiana Aleksandra Westbrookmakeup mogul

Tatiana in Pop Culture

  • Queen Tatiana in the Fairy Path series
  • Tatiana Ivashkovin the Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead
  • TatianaJoe's girlfriend in "The Game Plan"
  • Tatiana Blackthorncharacter in Cassandra Clare's Infernal Devices
  • Queen Tatiana in the Rainbow Magic children's book series by Daisy Meadows
  • Tatiana Petrovnathe female lead in the 1963 Broadway musical Tovarich, portrayed by Vivian Leigh, and the 1937 film by Claudette Colbert