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GenderFeminine
UsageDutch
PronouncedPron.YAHN-tyə
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Meaning & History

Feminine diminutive of JAN (1).
VariantsJanneke, Jantine
Masculine FormsJan, Johan, Johannes
Other Languages & CulturesLashawn African American Jone Basque Joanna Biblical Ioanna Biblical Greek Iohanna Biblical Latin Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana Bulgarian Joana, Jana Catalan Ghjuvanna Corsican Ivana Croatian Ivana, Jana, Johana, Janička Czech Johanna, Johanne Danish Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shauna, Shavonne, Shawna, Sheena, Johna English Johanna Estonian Janika, Janina, Johanna Finnish Jeanne, Johanne French Xoana Galician Jana, Janina, Johanna German Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna Greek Johanna Hungarian Jóhanna, Jóna Icelandic Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán Irish Giovanna Italian Johanna Late Roman Janina Lithuanian Ivana, Jovana Macedonian Jehanne, Johanne Medieval French Johanna, Johanne Norwegian Janina, Joanna Polish Joana Portuguese Ioana Romanian Yana, Zhanna Russian Giuanna Sardinian Jean, Seona, Seonag, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne Scottish Ivana, Jovana Serbian Ivana, Jana, Janka Slovak Ivana, Jana Slovene Juana Spanish Janina, Janna, Johanna, Jannicke, Jannike Swedish Ivanna, Yana Ukrainian Shan, Siân, Siwan Welsh
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