Name Sanya

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Sanya

The first name Sanya is ♀ female and ♂ male. Sanya thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names

Origin of Sanya

In Russia, the unisex name Sanya is a diminutive of the names Aleksandr or Aleksandra, which are of Greek origin. In Arabic, Sanya is a girl’s name and is considered a variant of Saniyya. Besides, Sanya is an Indian and Pakistan girl’s name.

Meaning of Sanya

In Russian, Sanya means “defending men” (from ancient Greek “aléxein/ἀλέξειν” = to defend/help + “anēr/ἀνήρ” = man). In Arabia, Sanya means “splendid”, “brilliant”, “radiant” and “sublime” (from Arabic “saniyy/سَنِيّ”). And in India and Pakistan, Sanya means “born on Saturday”.

Pronunciation of Sanya

Variants of the name Sanya

Sania

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Name Statistic: Sanya is ranked #6747 overall ↓ -30

  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 2289 ↑↑ 2387
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 3785 ↓ -34
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 3889 ↓↓ -196
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 4388 ↓↓ -192
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 5368 ↓ -43
  • 🇫🇷 France: 5523 ↑↑ 303
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 6462 ↓↓ -207
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 7083 ↓↓ -590
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 7342 ↑↑ 431
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 8049 ↓↓ -647
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 8164 ↓↓ -441
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 8599 ↑↑ 1005
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 9088 ↓↓ -239
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 9212 ↓↓ -495
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 10456 ↑↑ 1926
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 10648 ↓↓ -838
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 10651 ↓↓ -300
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 11328 ↓↓ -744
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 11911 ↓↓ -452
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