US Popularity:12223
Other Origin(s):Greek, Latin
Meaning:King of the Sabines; Giant
Tanita is a girl’s name of Russian, Latin, and Greek origin. It’s a variant of the Russian name Tanya, which may be a shortened form of either Tatiana or Titania. Tatiana is a Latin name deriving from Tatius, the name of a king who ruled over the Sabine tribe before they were conquered by the Romans. After the conquest, Tatius became a Roman clan name. Today, Tatiana is a popular name in Eastern Europe, most famously borne by Saint Tatiana, the patron saint of students. As for Titania, it derives from the Titans, a race of giants in Greek mythology. Shakespeare used it for the queen of fairies in his play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Boasting two impressive possible origins from ancient history, as well as connections to mythology and literature, you can’t go wrong with this pretty name!

Tanita Name Popularity Data

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in 2001
- 5135
from 1999
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