Tonja name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Tonja

User Submitted Origins

Native American
Slovene (Slovenia)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Virginia, U.S. says the name Tonja means "Inestimateable too perfect to fully comprehend or appreciate" and is of Native American origin.
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Notable Persons Named Tonja

Notable Persons Named Tonja

Tonja Walker

Tonja Walker is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1981. Tonja was given the name Tonja Annette Walker on September 19th, 1960. Tonja is also known as Tonja Davidson, Tonya Walker, and Tonja Walker-Davidson.

Tonja Buford-Bailey

Tonja Buford-Bailey is an athlete. Tonja was born on December 13th, 1970 in Dayton, Ohio, U.S.


Fun Facts about the name Tonja

  • How Popular is the name Tonja? Tonja is the 3,180th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tonja have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,994 babies born with the first name Tonja in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tonja to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tonja? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1940 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Tonja first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tonja is Sunday, March 11th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Tonja born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tonja was in 1967 with a total of 512 babies.
  • Random Tonja Factoid: According to the 1963 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tonja is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Missouri have the same name in 1963.
  • Weird things about the name Tonja: The name spelled backwards is Ajnot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ntajo. How do you pronounce that?
  • Tonja name meaning

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