Origin:Croatian, Serbian variation of Vanya, Russian
Meaning:"God is gracious"
Description:Goodbye Uncle Vanya and hello...It Girl baby name? It's true — style icon Chloë Sevigny chose the name Vanja for her son, born in 2020. The name honors Vanja's paternal heritage — Chloë's partner is the Croatian-born gallerist Siniša Mačkovic.
Origin:Scandinavian, feminine variation of Vanya
Description:Russian Uncle Vanya becomes niece Vanja in Sweden: an intriguing switch.