Gender Feminine
Scripts Τατιάνα(Greek) ტატიანა(Georgian) Татьяна(Russian) Татяна(Bulgarian)
Pronounced Pron. ta-TYA-na(Italian, Spanish, Polish, German) TAH-tee-ah-nah(Finnish) ta-TYAHN-ə(English) tu-TYA-nə(Russian)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of the Roman name Tatianus, a derivative of the Roman name Tatius. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint who was martyred in Rome under the emperor Alexander Severus. She was especially venerated in Orthodox Christianity, and the name has been common in Russia (as Татьяна) and Eastern Europe. It was not regularly used in the English-speaking world until the 1980s.

Related Names

VariantsTatienne(French) Tatjana(Finnish) Tatjana(German) Tatianna, Tatyanna(English) Tatyana(Russian) Tatyana(Bulgarian)
DiminutivesTaina(Finnish) Tiana, Tianna(English) Tanya(Russian)
Masculine FormTatianus(Ancient Roman)
Other Languages & CulturesTatsiana(Belarusian) Tatjana, Tanja(Croatian) Taťána, Táňa(Czech) Tatjana(Estonian) Tatjana(Latvian) Tatjana(Lithuanian) Tatjana, Tanja(Macedonian) Tatjana, Tanja(Serbian) Tatjana, Tanja, Tjaša(Slovene) Tetiana, Tetyana(Ukrainian)
User SubmissionsTatiana, Tatianà


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   refined   strange   complex   serious  

Name Days

France: January 12
Poland: January 25
Romania: January 12
Slovakia: February 1
Spain: January 12


19th-century icon depicting Saint Tatiana19th-century icon depicting Saint Tatiana


Entry updated November 20, 2020