Sanja Name Meaning & Origin
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The baby girl (or boy) name Sanja is pronounced as SANYAH †.
Sanja's language of origin is Old Greek, and it is predominantly used in the Russian languages.
Sanja is a pet form of Russian name Alexandr/a.
However, when naming your baby Sanja, it's important to consider the gender of the name itself.
When people look at the name Sanja, they might ask the question, "is Sanja a man or a woman?", or "what is the gender of the name Sanja?"
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I've met a girl named Sanja. First thing I've noticed is that she was very beautiful and kind, also genuinely smart, friendly and openminded person.
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Sanjuška - "Sanyushka"
Sanjica - "Sanyitza"
In Russian usually it is nickname of name Alexandr/a.
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Sanja ("Сања" in Cyrillic) a common female name in Russia and in countries of former Yugoslavia.
Old Greek and Russian meaning is "defender of men".
Derived from Croatian and Serbian "sanjati" meaning "to dream".
It literally means "she dreams".
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There's a beautiful book named "Sanja". Written by Serbian novelist (also a painter) Momo Kapor.
Also a song "Sanja" from 1985 by Alisa (Serbian and former Yugoslav pop rock band from Belgrade).