Sanja Name Meaning & Origin

Sanja

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Sanya

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Nicknames for Sanja

Sanjuška - "Sanyushka"
Sanjica - "Sanyitza"
In Russian usually it is nickname of name Alexandr/a.

Meanings and history of the name Sanja

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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Sanja in song, story & screen

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).

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