Gender Feminine
Usage Italian, Greek
Scripts Γιάννα(Greek)
Pronounced Pron. JAN-na(Italian)
YA-na(Greek)
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Meaning & History

Italian short form of Giovanna and a Modern Greek variant of Ioanna.

Related Names

VariantsGiò, Vanna, Giovannetta(Italian) Ioanna, Yanna, Yianna(Greek)
DiminutivesGiannina, Nina, Gia(Italian) Nana(Greek)
Masculine FormsGiannis, Ioannis, Yannis, Yiannis(Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesShavon, Shavonne(African American) Jone(Basque) Zhanna(Belarusian) Joanna(Biblical) Ioanna(Biblical Greek) Iohanna(Biblical Latin) Yanna, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick, Yannig(Breton) Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana, Ivanka, Nina(Bulgarian) Joana, Jana(Catalan) Ghjuvanna(Corsican) Ivana, Žana, Ivanka, Nina, Vanja(Croatian) Ivana, Jana, Johana, Iva, Ivanka, Janička, Janka, Nina(Czech) Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jonna, Nina(Danish) Jana, Janna, Johanna, Hanke, Hanna, Hanne, Hannie, Janneke, Jantine, Jantje, Jennigje, Johanneke, Nina(Dutch) Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shauna, Shavon, Shavonne, Shawn, Shawna, Sheena, Jo, Joanie, Joann, Joanne, Joetta, Joey, Johna, Johnie, Johnnie, Jonelle, Jonette, Joni, Jonie, Nena, Nina(English) Jaana, Jana, Janika, Johanna, Janne(Estonian) Jóna(Faroese) Janika, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hannele, Janna, Jonna, Nina(Finnish) Jeanne, Johanne, Joanne, Nina, Ninette, Yanick, Yannick(French) Xoana(Galician) Jana, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne, Nina(German) Johanna, Hanna, Janka(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna(Icelandic) Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Johanna(Late Roman) Jana, Janīna, Žanna(Latvian) Janina(Lithuanian) Ivana, Jovana, Jovanka, Jovka, Vana(Macedonian) Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, Nina(Norwegian) Janina, Joanna, Asia, Janka, Joasia, Nina(Polish) Joana, Joaninha(Portuguese) Ioana, Ionela, Oana(Romanian) Yana, Zhanna(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Jean, Seona, Sheena, Sheona, Shona(Scottish) Seonag, Sìne(Scottish Gaelic) Ivana, Jovana, Ivanka, Jovanka, Nina, Vanja(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Iva, Ivanka, Janka, Nina(Slovak) Ivana, Jana, Žana, Iva, Ivanka, Nina, Vanja(Slovene) Janka(Sorbian) Juana, Juanita(Spanish) Johana(Spanish (Latin American)) Janina, Janna, Johanna, Hanna, Jannike, Jonna, Nina(Swedish) Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Siwan(Welsh)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020