Svetlana
Origin/Usage
Russian, Slavic
Pronunciation
svyet-LAH-nah
Meaning
Shining woman
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Svetlana originates in Slavic languages and means "shining woman". It was popularized in the 19th century by Vasily Zhukovsky in his ballade and has been a popular feminine given name in Slavic languages ever since. In the United States it remains very rare.

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Famous Svetlanas

Svetlana Khorkina - gymnast
Svetlana Medvedeva - Russian First Lady
Svetlana Savitskaya - Soviet cosmonaut

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