Vanja is a dominantly female name, but sometimes male name, in Croatia almost exclusively Croatian. It is one of the more common names (among the top 500) in Croatia, with over four thousand namesakes living there.
The relative popularity of names Vanja in Croatia
The name Vanja was the most popular from years 1978 to 1987. The peak year was 1986.
Name Vanja is present mainly in North-West Croatia, and scarcely in Central Croatia. Most of the persons named Vanja live in the following cities and municipalities: Zagreb (about a thousand), Split (over three hundred), Rijeka (over two hundred). Relatively speaking, the city with the highest percentage of namesakes is Sutivan (0.36% of total population).