Natalia (given name)

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Natalia
Genderfemale
Origin
Word/nameLatin, Greek, Slavic
MeaningChristmas Day
Other names
Related namesNatalie, Natasha

Natalia is a female given name with the original Late Latin meaning of "Christmas Day" (cf. Latin natale domini). It is currently used in this form in Italian, Romanian, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian and Polish.[1] Other forms and spellings include Natalie/Nathalie (Dutch, English, French, German, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, and Icelandic), Natálie (Czech), Natália/Nathália (Portuguese, Slovak and Hungarian), Natalya/Nataliya/Natalia (Russian: Наталья, Наталия), Nataliya or Nataliia (Ukrainian, Belarusian), Natālija (Latvian), Natalija (Cyrillic: Наталија; Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Lithuanian, and Macedonian)[2] Natàlia (Catalan) and ნატალია (Georgian).

In Russian, a common diminutive is Natasha (Наташа).

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  1. ^ Natalie, BehindTheName.com
  2. ^ Names Related to Natalie, BehindTheName.com