Name Wanja – origin and meaning

The first name Wanja is female and male.

Origin of Wanja

Wanja is a masculine name in Russian and East Slavic, a feminine name in Bulgarian and South Slavic and a feminine name in Brazilian. It is a diminutive of the Slavic name Iwan, which is a form of Johannes.

Meaning of Wanja

Wanja means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “jô/יֹו” = referring to the Hebrew God + “chanan/חָנַן” = to be gracious/to show favour).

Pronunciation of Wanja

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