Names Categorized "ends in -anna"

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DEANNAfEnglish
Either a variant of DIANA or a feminine form of DEAN. This name was popularized by the Canadian actress and singer Deanna Durbin (1921-), whose birth name was Edna. Her stage name was a rearrangement of the letters of her real name.
DIANNAfEnglish
Variant of DIANA.
GHJUVANNAfCorsican
Corsican form of Iohanna (see JOANNA).
GIANNAfItalian, Greek
Italian short form of GIOVANNA and a modern Greek variant of IOANNA.
GIOVANNAfItalian
Italian form of Iohanna (see JOANNA), making it the feminine form of GIOVANNI.
GIUANNAfSardinian
Sardinian form of Iohanna (see JOANNA).
IOHANNAfBiblical Latin
Latin form of Ioanna (see JOANNA).
IVANNAfUkrainian
Ukrainian feminine form of IVAN.
JANNAfDutch, Swedish, Finnish, English
Feminine form of JAN (1). As an English name, it is an elaboration of JAN (2).
JOANNAfEnglish, Polish, Biblical
English and Polish form of Latin Iohanna, which was derived from Greek Ιωαννα (Ioanna), the feminine form of Ioannes (see JOHN). This is the spelling used in the English New Testament, where it belongs to a follower of Jesus who is regarded as a saint. In the Middle Ages in England it was used as a Latinized form of Joan (the usual feminine form of John) and it became common as a given name in the 19th century.
JULIANNAfHungarian, Polish, English
Feminine form of Iulianus (see JULIAN).
LEANNAfEnglish
Probably this was originally a variant of LIANA. It is now often considered a combination of LEE and ANNA.
LUANNAfEnglish (Rare)
Either a combination of LOU and ANNA or a variant of LUANA.
MARIANNAfItalian, English, Hungarian, Slovak, Polish, Finnish, Greek
Combination of MARIA and ANNA. It has been confused with the Roman name MARIANA to the point that it is no longer easy to separate the two forms. It is sometimes also used as a Latinized form of MARIAMNE.
MARZANNA (1)fPolish
Probably a Polish variant of MARIANNA.
POLLYANNAfLiterature
Combination of POLLY and ANNA. This was the name of the main character in Eleanor H. Porter's novel 'Pollyanna' (1913).
ROSANNAfItalian, English
Combination of ROSA (1) and ANNA.
SANNAfSwedish, Finnish
Short form of SUSANNA. It can also be derived from Swedish sann meaning "true".
SARANNAfEnglish (Rare)
Combination of SARAH and ANNA, in occasional use since the 18th century.
SOVANNAfKhmer
Means "golden, dream" in Khmer.
SUSANNAfItalian, Catalan, Swedish, Finnish, Russian, Dutch, English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
From Σουσαννα (Sousanna), the Greek form of the Hebrew name שׁוֹשַׁנָּה (Shoshannah). This was derived from the Hebrew word שׁוֹשָׁן (shoshan) meaning "lily" (in modern Hebrew this also means "rose"), perhaps ultimately from Egyptian sšn "lotus". In the Old Testament Apocrypha this is the name of a woman falsely accused of adultery. The prophet Daniel clears her name by tricking her accusers, who end up being condemned themselves. It also occurs in the New Testament belonging to a woman who ministers to Jesus.... [more]
SYUZANNAfRussian
Russian variant of SUSANNA.
VANNA (1)fItalian
Short form of GIOVANNA.
VANNA (2)f & mKhmer
Means "golden" in Khmer, ultimately from Sanskrit.
YANNAfGreek
Variant transcription of GIANNA.
ZANNAfEnglish
Short form of SUZANNA.
ZHANNAfRussian
Russian form of JEANNE.