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Tana is a name that's been popular across the world for many years, yet has only recently seen a resurgence in popularity in the United States. Despite this, the name still feels very traditional to many. Read on to learn more about this name.

Tana is a name of Greek origin that is translated as “fire goddess” or sometimes “star goddess”. Tana tends to symbolize fire and passion, but is also often chosen to symbolize a child's red hair.

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Nicknames for Tana

Tana tends to evoke passionate emotions from those who view the name. Such a sincere name should be accompanied by a fun nickname. However, creating a nickname based of “Tana” alone can be a little difficult. Feel free to create your own nickname or get inspired by our list:

Tana Name Details

Style: Traditional

Gender: Tana is traditionally considered to be a girls name.

Pronunciation: Tah-nah

Syllables: Two

Alternative Spelling for Tana

  • Tahan
  • Tanah
  • Tanna

Tana Name Popularity

According to the Social Security Administration, Tana last ranked as one of the most popular baby names in the United States in 1986, when it was the 971st most popular name. The name was most popular in 1962 when it was the 655th most popular name.

Great Middle Names for Tana and Their Meanings

Famous People Named Tana

  • Tana French (Irish actress and writer)
  • Tana Wood (scientist)
  • Tana French (American writer)
  • Tana (character, Fire Emblem and the Sacred Stones)
  • Tana Moon (character, Superboy)
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