Anya is a Russian pet form of the name Anna.
It is also a Sanskrit female name (pronounced 'an-yah') meaning "the inexhaustible".
Bearers include historical fiction author Anya Seton and designer Anya Hindmarch.
An American respelling of the name Kalina.
Bulgarian name, meaning "rowan tree".
Modern coinage. Some have suggested Laquita to be a blend of the preffix 'la' with the Spanish term of endearment "chiquita".
Larissa is a Greek city, the capital of Thessaly. It is situated in an area that has been inhabited for 12000 years. Larissa is also the name of a moon of Neptune. In Greek mythology, Larissa was a nymph from Thessaly.
Nadia has two sources. It can either be the English form of Nadya, which itself is the pet form of Nadezhda and is Russian for "hope" or it can be a variant of Nadiyya which, in Arabic, means "moist, tender, delicate".
Famous bearers inclu
Zarya (ZAHR yah) is the Russian word for "sunrise."
Zaria or Zoria is the goddess of beauty in Slavic mythology. A once-popular goddess also associated with the morning, Zaria was known to her worshippers as "the heavenly bride." She was gr