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Girl Name: Svetlana

Name: Svetlana
Pronunciation: \s-vetla-na, sv(et)-lana\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: light
Origin: Slavic
Variant forms: Svetlanna, Svjetlana, Swetlana
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3152


Svetlana \s-vetla-na, sv(et)-lana\ as a girl's name is of Russian and Slavic origin, and the meaning of Svetlana is "light". Popular in Russia. Author Svetlana Stalin.

Svetlana has 3 variant forms: Svetlanna, Svjetlana and Swetlana.


Svetlana is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3152 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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