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Origin of the name STOYANKA.
Etymology of the name STOYANKA.
Meaning of the baby name STOYANKA.

  

STOYANKA (Стоянка).  A diminutive form of Slavic Stoya (q.v.), a feminine form of Stoyan (q.v.), meaning "enduring, stable."  Also see Stóyana.  Usage:  Bulgaria, Serbia.

    Vatralski's wife had great faith in her husband, and tried her best, though often unsuccessfully, to hide her fears.
    "Listen, Ivan," she said one evening, while her husband was mending the wooden fountain in the yard, "Baba Stoyanka says evil is at hand."
    "So?" he returned, without looking up.  "How does Baba Stoyanka know?"
    "Thou rememberest the good sister who died here three years ago?  The Baba says her spirit came last night to give the village warning." (Munsey's Magazine, v.17, 1897)

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