Names Categorized "ends in -nia"

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ANIA f Polish, Russian
Polish diminutive of ANNA, and an alternate transcription of Russian Аня (see ANYA).
APOLLONIA f Ancient Greek, Italian
Feminine form of APOLLONIOS. This was the name of a 3rd-century saint and martyr from Alexandria.
APOLÓNIA f Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of APOLLONIA.
APOLÔNIA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of APOLLONIA.
APOLONIA f Spanish, Polish
Spanish and Polish form of APOLLONIA.
BETHANIA f Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish variant form of BETHANY.
BRITANNIA f English (Rare)
From the Latin name of the island of Britain, in occasional use as an English given name since the 18th century. This is also the name of the Roman female personification of Britain pictured on some British coins.
CAESONIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CAESONIUS. This name was borne by Milonia Caesonia, the last wife of the Roman emperor Caligula.
CALPURNIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of CALPURNIUS. This was the name of Julius Caesar's last wife.
DANIA (1) f Italian
Italian diminutive of DANIELA.
DANIA (2) f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic دانية (see DANIYAH).
EFIGÉNIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of IPHIGENEIA.
EFIGÊNIA f Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of IPHIGENEIA.
ERMINIA f Italian
Italian feminine form of HERMINIUS.
ESTEFÂNIA f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of STEPHEN.
ESTEFANÍA f Spanish
Spanish feminine form of STEPHEN.
EUGÊNIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of EUGENIA.
EUGENIA f Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Polish, English, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Feminine form of Eugenius (see EUGENE). It was borne by a semi-legendary 3rd-century saint who escaped persecution by disguising herself as a man. The name was occasionally found in England during the Middle Ages, but it was not regularly used until the 19th century.
EVGENIA f Greek, Russian, Bulgarian
Modern Greek form of EUGENIA. It is also an alternate transcription of Russian Евгения (see YEVGENIYA) or Bulgarian Евгения (see EVGENIYA).
GARDENIA f English (Rare)
From the name of the tropical flower, which was named for the Scottish naturalist Alexander Garden (1730-1791).
GRANIA f Irish
Latinized form of GRÁINNE.
HANIA (1) f Polish
Polish diminutive of HANNA (1).
HANIA (2) f Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic هنيّة (see HANIYYA).
HARMONIA f Greek Mythology
Means "harmony, agreement" in Greek. She was the daughter of Ares and Aphrodite, given by Zeus to Cadmus to be his wife.
HERMÍNIA f Portuguese
Portuguese feminine form of HERMINIUS.
ILENIA f Italian
Meaning unknown, possibly an elaborated variant of ELENA.
IOUNIA f Biblical Greek
Greek form of JUNIA. This name (probably) appears in the New Testament in the inflected form Ἰουνίαν (Iounian).
JUNIA f Biblical, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of JUNIUS. This was the name of an early Christian mentioned in the New Testament (there is some debate about whether the name belongs to a man or a woman).
KEKEPANIA f Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of STEPHANIE.
KSENIA f Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Polish form of XENIA, as well as an alternate transcription of Russian Ксения or Ukrainian/Belarusian Ксенія (see KSENIYA).
LAVINIA f Roman Mythology, Romanian
Meaning unknown, probably of Etruscan origin. In Roman legend Lavinia was the daughter of King Latinus, the wife of Aeneas, and the ancestor of the Roman people. According to the legend Aeneas named the town of Lavinium in honour of his wife.
LEONIA f Late Roman
Feminine form of LEONIUS.
LUVENIA f English
Possibly a form of LAVINIA. It has been used in America since the 19th century.
MELANIA f Italian, Spanish, Polish, Late Roman
Italian, Spanish and Polish form of MELANIE.
NAENIA f Roman Mythology
Means "incantation, dirge" in Latin. This was the name of the Roman goddess of funerals.
OURANIA f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek οὐράνιος (ouranios) meaning "heavenly". In Greek mythology she was the goddess of astronomy and astrology, one of the nine Muses.
PARTHENIA f Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek παρθένος (parthenos) meaning "maiden, virgin". This was the name of one of the mares of Marmax in Greek mythology.
PETRONIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of PETRONIUS.
PETUNIA f English (Rare)
From the name of the flower, derived ultimately from a Tupi (South American) word.
POLYMNIA f Greek Mythology
Means "abounding in song", derived from Greek πολύς (polys) meaning "much" and ὕμνος (hymnos) meaning "song, hymn". In Greek mythology she was the goddess of dance and sacred songs, one of the nine Muses.
POMPONIA f Ancient Roman
Feminine form of POMPONIUS.
RENIA f Polish
Polish diminutive of RENATA.
SHANIA f English (Modern)
In the case of singer Shania Twain (1965-), who chose it as her stage name, she has claimed it was based on an Ojibwe phrase meaning "on my way". This appears to be untrue.
SIDONIA f Late Roman, Georgian
Feminine form of SIDONIUS. This is the name of a legendary saint from Georgia. She and her father Abiathar were supposedly converted by Saint Nino from Judaism to Christianity.
SOLLEMNIA f Late Roman
Latin form of SOLANGE.
SOPHRONIA f Literature, Late Greek
Feminine form of SOPHRONIUS. Torquato Tasso used it in his epic poem Jerusalem Delivered (1580), in which it is borne by the lover of Olindo.
ŠTEFÁNIA f Slovak
Slovak feminine form of Štefan (see STEPHEN).
ȘTEFANIA f Romanian
Romanian feminine form of Ștefan (see STEPHEN).
STEFÁNIA f Hungarian
Hungarian feminine form of STEPHEN.
STEFANIA f Italian, Polish
Italian and Polish feminine form of STEPHEN.
STEPHANIA f English
Latinate feminine form of STEPHEN.
TÂNIA f Portuguese
Portuguese form of TANYA.
THEOFANIA f Greek
Modern Greek form of THEOPHANIA.
TITANIA f Literature
Perhaps based on Latin Titanius meaning "of the Titans". This name was (first?) used by Shakespeare in his comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream (1595) where it is the name of the queen of the fairies. This is also a moon of Uranus, named after the Shakespearean character.
TONIA f English
Variant of TONYA.
VIRGINIA f English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Greek, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of the Roman family name Verginius or Virginius, which is of unknown meaning, but long associated with Latin virgo "maid, virgin". According to a legend, it was the name of a Roman woman killed by her father so as to save her from the clutches of a crooked official.... [more]
XENIA f Greek, Ancient Greek
Means "hospitality" in Greek, a derivative of ξένος (xenos) meaning "foreigner, guest". This was the name of a 5th-century saint who is venerated in the Eastern Church.
YESENIA f Spanish (Latin American)
From Jessenia, the genus name of a variety of palm trees found in South America. As a given name, it was popularized by the writer Yolanda Vargas Dulché in the 1970 Mexican telenovela Yesenia and the 1971 film adaptation.
YLENIA f Italian
Variant of ILENIA.
ZINNIA f English (Rare)
From the name of the flower, which was itself named for the German botanist Johann Zinn.