Tonya is a feminine name with both Russian and Latin origins. A short form of Antonia and Antonina, the name Tonya means “praiseworthy.” This makes for a beautiful way to show baby that they’re an invaluable addition to your life and are destined for greatness. You might also think of former figure skater Tonya Harding, who made history as the first American woman to land a triple Axel in competition. Each moment of baby’s life is going to be priceless and precious—giving them the name Tonya will make for a wonderful reminder.
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