Gender Feminine
Scripts Тоня(Russian)
Pronounced Pron. TAHN-yə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

English diminutive of Antonia or a Russian diminutive of Antonina. In the English-speaking world its use has likely been positively influenced by the name Tanya.

Related Names

VariantsNia, Tawnya, Toni, Tonia(English) Nina(Russian)
Masculine FormsAnthony, Antony(English)
Other Languages & CulturesAntonia, Antonina(Ancient Roman) Antanina, Nina(Belarusian) Antonia, Antonina, Antoniya, Nina(Bulgarian) Antonija, Antea, Antica, Antonela, Antonia, Nela, Nina, Tonka(Croatian) Antonie, Nina(Czech) Antonia, Nina(Danish) Antonia, Nina, Teuna(Dutch) Nina(Finnish) Antoinette, Nina, Ninette(French) Antía(Galician) Antonia, Nina(German) Antonia(Greek) Antónia(Hungarian) Antonia, Antonina, Antonella, Antonietta, Nella, Nina, Tonina(Italian) Antonija, Antoņina, Ņina(Latvian) Antanina, Nina(Lithuanian) Antonia, Nina(Norwegian) Antonina, Nina, Tola, Tosia(Polish) Antonieta(Portuguese) Antônia(Portuguese (Brazilian)) Antónia(Portuguese (European)) Antonia(Romanian) Antonija, Nina(Serbian) Antónia, Nina(Slovak) Antonija, Nina, Tonka(Slovene) Antonia, Antonieta(Spanish) Antonia, Nina(Swedish) Antonina, Nina(Ukrainian)


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Entry updated December 8, 2017