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Girl Name: Vanya

Name: Vanya
Pronunciation: \v(a)-nya, van-ya\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Vanya's also a boy name)
Meaning: God is gracious; butterfly; brings good news
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Fanya, Vanna, Vana, Vinya
Similar Names: Danya, Manya, Panya, Tanya, Vanda, Varya


Vanya \v(a)-nya, van-ya\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Vanya), is a variant of Jane (Hebrew), Vanessa (Greek) and Vania (Latin), and the meaning of Vanya is "God is gracious; butterfly; brings good news".

The baby name Vanya sounds like Fanya, Vanna, Vana and Vinya. Other similar baby names are Danya, Manya, Panya, Tanya, Vanda and Varya.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Vanya.


Vanya is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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