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Gender Feminine
Scripts Йоана(Bulgarian)
Pronounced Pron. ee-WA-na(Romanian)
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Meaning & History

Romanian feminine form of JOHN. This is also an alternate transcription of Bulgarian Йоана (see YOANA).
VariantsYanka, Yoana(Bulgarian)
DiminutivesIonela, Oana(Romanian)
Masculine FormsIoan, Ion, Iancu(Romanian) Ioan, Ivan, Yoan, Yanko(Bulgarian)
Other Languages & CulturesLashawn(African American) Jone(Basque) Joanna(Biblical) Ioanna(Biblical Greek) Iohanna(Biblical Latin) Joana, Jana(Catalan) Ghjuvanna(Corsican) Ivana, Ivanka(Croatian) Ivana, Jana, Johana, Iva, Ivanka, Ivka(Czech) Johanna, Johanne, Vanja(Danish) Jana, Janna, Johanna(Dutch) Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shauna, Shavonne, Shawna, Sheena, Johna(English) Johanna(Estonian) Jóna(Faroese) Janika, Janina, Johanna(Finnish) Jeanne, Johanne(French) Xoana(Galician) Jana, Janina, Johanna(German) Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna, Nana(Greek) Johanna(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna(Icelandic) Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Giovanna(Italian) Johanna(Late Roman) Janina(Lithuanian) Ivana, Jovana, Jovanka, Jovka, Vana(Macedonian) Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Johanna, Johanne, Vanja(Norwegian) Janina, Joanna(Polish) Joana(Portuguese) Yana, Zhanna(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Jean, Seona, Seonag, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne(Scottish) Ivana, Jovana, Ivanka, Jovanka(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Iva, Ivanka, Ivka(Slovak) Ivana, Jana, Iva, Ivanka(Slovene) Juana(Spanish) Janina, Janna, Johanna, Vanja(Swedish) Ivanna, Yana(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Siwan(Welsh)
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