Tatiana Name Meaning & Origin

Tatiana

Pronunciation: tah-TYAH-nə (key)

Origin of the name Tatiana:

Feminine form of the Latin Tatiānus, a derivative of the old Roman family name Tatius, which is of uncertain origin.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Tatiana: | Edit

Tatiana is Russian for Fairy Queen/princess. The Royal Remanov Family had a daughter, Princess Tatiana. I believe the Surname Tatianus came later and is not the original meaning.

Tatiana IS NOT Russian for "fairy queen". Whoever wrote that does not really know Russian, sorry. It is just a name in Russian, and I read in multiple sources that it came from Greek and means "a person who takes care of the home". I'm not sure what author meant by Surname Tatianus, but in Russia we don't really have that one; but maybe it was not meant about Russia. My name is Tatiana) Hope this helps!

Personal experiences with the name Tatiana: | Edit

My name is Tatiana. I use to hate it cause people used to make fun of my name when i was twelve. Mostly guys made fun of my name. But now i love it because it's so different from everyone else. Nobody makes fun of me now, and i'm fourteen. People say that they like my name and it's so unique :D

My name is a dimunitive of Tatiana. I love it! I have so many nicknames though. People always want to shorten it though. Tat, T, Tati. I've heard it all!

Nicknames for Tatiana: | Edit

Tanya, Tati, Tiana, Tanusha, Tat, Tatia, Tania, Tia

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Famous real-life people named Tatiana: | Edit

St. Tatiana, 3rd-century Christian martyr
Tatiana, Mexican singer who goes by only one name.
Grand Duchess Tatiana of Russia, daughter of Nicholas II and Empress Alexandra
Tatiana Maslany, star of the BBC America series Orphan Black
Princess Tatiana von Furstenberg, filmmaker and daughter of designer Diane von Furstenberg, who named one of her perfumes "Tatiana" after her daughter
Tatiana Ortiz of Mexico won the bronze in synchronized diving at the 2008 Olympics, with her partner Paola Espinosa
Tatiana Golovin, French-Russian tennis player
Caroline Kennedy and Ed Schlossberg have a daughter named Tatiana

Tatiana in song, story & screen: | Edit

Tatiana Romanova, James Bond's lover in the film "From Russia With Love"
Tatiana Larina, heroine of Alexander Pushkin's epic poem "Eugene Onegin". In the poem Pushkin suggests that the name Tatiana was more common for peasants than for well-born women in the early 19th century. Pushkin's character may have inspired the Russian royal family to use the name for Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna and Princess Tatiana Konstantinovna.
Tatiana Lightwood, a minor character in Cassandra Clare's Mortal instrument series.

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