Girl Baby Name

Natalia

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Quick Facts on Natalia

  • Gender:
  • Girl
  • Origin:
  • Italian, Latin, Russian, Spanish
  • Number of syllables:
  • 4
  • Ranking popularity:
  • 120
Pronunciation:
na-TAHL-ee-ah
Simple meaning:
Christmas Day

Characteristics of Natalia

  • Dependable
  • Solid
  • Practical
  • Hard-working
  • Industrious
  • Studious
  • Conservative

Etymology & Historical Origin - Natalia

Natalia is a Russian name, also from the Latin “Natalia” derived from the late Latin word “natalis” which translates to ‘birthday’ (and in particular, Christ’s birthday, or Christmas day). The Russian Natasha is actually considered a pet form of Natalia. Not as popular as Natalie in the English-speaking world, Natalia is a four-syllable, Russian inspired option to its more traditional English sister. Like Noel, it’s been a favorite among Christmas babies.

Popularity of the Name Natalia

Natalia has not experienced the same popularity as Natalie in the United States, but it’s been around a long time, nonetheless. The name first appears on the American popularity charts in 1925, but quickly disappears. Natalia basically goes dormant for 40 years before reemerging in 1975. From that point on, the name gradually climbs the charts and in the past five years has been hovering around the #100 position for most popular girls’ names. It should be pointed out that the Natalie, Nicole, Naomi names are quite in style today. Natalia is another option with a little Russian panache.
Popularity of the Girl Name Natalia
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Cultural References to the Baby Name - Natalia

  • Literary Characters of the baby name Natalia

    Literary Characters of the Baby Name Natalia

    Natalia We cannot find any significant literary characters by the name of Natalia.

  • Popular Songs on Natalia

    Popular Songs on Natalia

    Natalia - a song by Joan Baez

    Natalia - a song by Van Morrison

    Natalia - a Venezuelan waltz by Antonio Lauro

  • Children's Books on the Baby Name Natalia

    Children's Books on the Baby Name Natalia

    Natalia Comes to America (Melissa Lowell) - Natalia has dreamed all her life of skating in America--and now her dream has come true! She's moving in with Tori Carsen's family and joining Silver Blades. But as soon as Natalia arrives, her dream turns into a nightmare. The girls in Silver Blades don't want to be her friends. She can't work with her new coach. And she's horribly homesick. Natalia wants to return to Russia--now! So she comes up with a secret plan to run away. There's just one problem. Natalia needs Tori's help--and getting it is not going to be easy! Recommended for ages 9-12.

    Natalia's Favorite Color (Patricia Eubank) - Here is a charmingly illustrated book about the beauty of color. Natalia spends days trying to decide on her favorite color. Her grandmother tries to help by showing her flowers of every color in the rainbow. Unfortunately, this only makes Natalia's choice even more difficult. But soon her grandmother's words of wisdom help Natalia to learn a valuable lesson. Recommended for ages 4-8.

  • Famous People Named Natalia

    Famous People Named Natalia

    Famous People Named Natalia - Natalia Vodianova (model); Natalia Tena (actress)

  • Children of Famous People Named Natalia

    Children of Famous People Named Natalia

    Famous People who Named their Daughter Natalia - Kobe Bryant (basketball player); Michelle Stafford (daytime actress)

  • Historic Figures

    Natalia - Girl Baby Name - Historic Figures

    Natalia - We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Natalia.

Personality of the Girl Name Natalia

The number Four personality is marked by stability and discipline. This is the personality that follows the rules and is conservative by nature.  They have an earth-bound energy that prefers to build things methodically on top of firm foundations; they don't cut corners. Fours take their time and don't like to be hurried. But the outcome of their endeavors is likely to result in some strong and useful structure, which makes them great engineers and inventors. Fours are anything but frivolous or controversial. This is a trustworthy, straight-forward personality that embodies dedication and organization. They are the backbone and anchor in their relationships, careers and communities. They are tidy, punctual, and full of integrity. Hard-work comes naturally to a Four and they are immensely reliable. This is the personality you can always count on.

Variations of the Baby Name - Natalia

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