Given Name IOANA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Йоана (Bulgarian)

Meaning & History

Romanian feminine form of JOHN. This is also a variant transcription of the Bulgarian name YOANA.
VARIANTS: Yanka, Yoana (Bulgarian)
DIMINUTIVES: Ionela, Oana (Romanian)
MASCULINE FORMS: Ioan, Ion, Iancu (Romanian), Ioan, Ivan, Yoan, Yanko (Bulgarian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lashawn (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), 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, Ivanna (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), Yana (Ukrainian), Shan, Siân, Siwan (Welsh)
  Romania
2009