Name Svetlana has Slavic roots and comes from the word "bright". This is a kind of variation on the rare masculine name Svetlan ("light"). The Greeks have a similar name Photin, and they give it to Svetlans at baptism. It is amazingly affectionate and warm. When parents give this name to their daughter, then, how would they crown her with the light.
Svetlana - character traits
Svetlana - continuous contradictions, ice and flame. Selfless altruism and excessive self-esteem, a rare ability to inflict pain and kindness on people, determination, perseverance and inability to take destiny into very important moments of one’s life. Svetlana is hardworking and independent, kind, diplomatic, but also likes to give orders. She is flirtatious and prefers male society, as it is much more difficult for women to find a common language with women.
Svetlana is very careful about her family. He does not pay attention to all kinds of gossip and has little regard for public opinion. It seems that Svetlana even likes it when she is heard, it amuses her vanity. Most men treat with open distrust, believing that you cannot completely rely on any of them.
In her young years, Svetlana carefully watches herself, strives to follow fashion in clothes, but sometimes a sense of proportion changes her a little.
Fate for Svetlana is inconsistent. Although a beauty, she rarely succeeds in getting a job in life. Since childhood, Svetlana is equally subject to both good and evil, so her parents will have to work hard to raise the person they would like.
Svetlana - name compatibility
Svetlana may have a happy marriage with Vadim, Vladimir, Eduard, Oleg, Alexei, Yuri and Boris. Unhappy - with Gleb, Alexander, Mikhail, Stanislav and Dmitry.
Svetlana - famous people who bore this name
Many celebrities have the name Svetlana: Vinogradova, Goryacheva, Druzhinina, Aleksievich, Alliluyev, Varguzov, Masterkova, Morgunova, Mikhailov, Zhiltsov, Kryuchkov, Lazarev, Tom, Khorkin, Sharapov, Savitskaya, Svetlichnaya, Sorokina, Ryazanova, Nemolyev.
Svetlana - interesting facts about the name
The name Svetlana became very popular in the XX century, especially during the Soviet Union. Now it is in the top ten, slightly inferior to the names Olga, Tatyana, Irina, Elena and Natalya.