feminine Světlana

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Name Root:
světŭ / svet
This name is of Slavic origin, and derives from the Proto-Slavic element “свѣтъ (světŭ) свет (svet),” meaning “bright, shine, light, white.” The name was coined by Alexander Vostokov and popularized by Vasily Zhukovsky in his eponymous ballad, first published in 1813. The name is also used in Ukraine, Belarus, Slovakia, and Serbia, with many occurrences in non-Slavic countries. Sveta also means “saint” in Macedonian.



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hungarian (magyar)

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Numerological Values: #4

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Chakra Number: #4
Heart Chakra "Anahata"

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Color meaning: Green

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Svetlana Korolёva (born 1983), Russian Model
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Svetlana Kulikova (born 1980), Russian Ice Dancer
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Svetlana Moskalets (born 1969), Retired Russian Heptathlete
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Svetlana Pletneva (1926–2008), Russian Archeologist And Historian
Svetlana Ražnatović (born 1973), Serbian Pop-folk Singer
Svetlana Savitskaya (born 1948), Soviet Cosmonaut
Svetlana Sotiroff Macdonald (born 1943), Canadian Lawyer
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Svetlana Zakharova (born 1979), Principal Dancer With The Bolshoï Ballet