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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.JAN-ə
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Meaning & History

Variant of JANNA, influenced by HANNAH.
VariantsJan, Janna
Masculine FormsEvan, Ian, John, Jon, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne
Other Languages & CulturesLashawn African American Jone Basque Ioanna Biblical Greek Iohanna Biblical Latin Yana Bulgarian Jana Czech Jana, Janna, Jenny Dutch Janika, Janina, Jenna, Jenni, Jenny Finnish Jeanne French Xoana Galician Jana, Janina, Jenny German Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna Greek Jóna, Jenný Icelandic Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán Irish Johanna Late Roman Janina Lithuanian Jehanne Medieval French Janina Polish Yana, Zhanna Russian Jean, Sheena, Sìne Scottish Jana Slovak Jana Slovene Jenny Spanish Janina, Janna, Jennie, Jenny Swedish Yana Ukrainian Shan, Siân, Sioned Welsh
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Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute