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TIA: Short form of names ending with tia . It has been suggested that its use since the 1950s is the result of the brand name for the coffee liqueur Tia Maria. In the brand name, Tia is not a given name; rather, it means "aunt" in Spanish or Portuguese TINKARA: Elaboration of Tina . Short form of Christina , Martina and other names ending in tina . In addition to these names, it is also used in Dutch as a diminutive of Catharina , in Croatian as a diminutive of Katarina , and in Georgian as a short form of Tinatin . A famous bearer is the American musician Tina Turner (1939 - ), born Anna Mae Bullock. T AJA: Slovene form of Thaïs . Possibly means "bandage" in Greek. This was the name of a companion of Alexander the Great. It was also borne by a 4th - century saint from Alexandria, a wealthy socialite who became a Christian convert, though in her case the name may have had a distinct Coptic origin. She has been a popular subject of art and literature, including an 1891 novel by Anatole France and an 1894 opera by Jules Massenet. VIDA: Hungarian form of Wido or Vitus . Originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element witu "wood" or wit "wide". From early times this name has been confused with the Latin name Vitus . Means "visible" in Persian ZOJA: Means "life" in Greek. From early times it was adopted by Hellenized Jews as a translation of Eve . It was borne by two early Christian saints, one martyred under Emperor Hadrian, the other martyred under Diocletian. The name was common in the Byzantine Empire, being borne by a ruling empress of the 11th century. As an English name, Zoe (sometimes with a diaeresis as Zoë ) has only been in use since the 19th century. It has generally been more common among Eastern Christians (in various spellings).

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