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Sanja name meaning

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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Sanja mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Sanja

User Submitted Origins

Serbian
53%
Slavic
27%
Russian
16%
Indian (Sanskrit)
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Sanja is of Russian origin and means "' defender of men's from Russian and old Greek. .... Sanjati means 'dreams' from Yugoslavian".
  2. According to 3 people from the United States and Bangladesh, the name Sanja is of English origin and means "Dream".
  3. According to a user from Croatia, the name Sanja means "In Russian Sanja is abbreviated for Alexander (male) and by coincidence in Croatian and Serbian it is a poetic form of the word for dream. It became popular in former Yugoslavia in 1960's as a female name".
  4. A user from Bosnia and Herzegovina says the name Sanja means "'dream' or 'the one who dreams'".
  5. According to a user from Canada, the name Sanja means "Dream, dreaming".
  6. A user from Belgium says the name Sanja is of Yugoslavian origin and means "dreams".
  7. A user from Serbia says the name Sanja is of Russian origin and means "Dreaming".
  8. A user from California, U.S. says the name Sanja is of Russian origin and means "Defender of Men".
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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Sanja

Notable Persons Named Sanja

Sanja Đorđević

Sanja Đorđević is a turbo-folk musician. They have been prominent since 1987. Sanja was born Sanja Đorđević in 1959 in Pljevlja.

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Sanja Ivekovic

Sanja was born in 1949 in Zagreb.

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Sanja Doležal

Sanja Doležal is a singer, television host, and singing. Sanja was born Sanja Doležal on May 9th, 1963 in Zagreb.

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Sanja Papic

Sanja Papic is a model (people). Sanja was given the name Sanja Papić on June 25th, 1984 in Novi Sad, Serbia.

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Sanja Damnjanović

Sanja was born on May 25th, 1987 in Belgrade.

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Sanja Malagurski

Sanja was born on June 8th, 1990.

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  • Sanja Popović
  • Sanja Bestic
  • Sanja Grohar
  • Sanja Jovanović
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Fun Facts about the name Sanja

  • How Popular is the name Sanja? Sanja is the 34,734th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Sanja have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 122 babies born with the first name Sanja in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sanja to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sanja? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1961 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sanja first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sanja is Monday, January 6th, 1913.
  • What year had the most people named Sanja born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sanja was in 1966 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Sanja: The name spelled backwards is Ajnas. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Najsa. How do you pronounce that?
  • Sanja name meaning

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