Gender Feminine
Usage Polish
Pronounced Pron. YAG-na
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Meaning & History

Originally a diminutive of Agnieszka, Agata or Jadwiga. It is now used independently.

Related Names

DiminutivesJagienka, Jagusia
Other Languages & CulturesAgnesa(Albanian) Hadewig(Ancient Germanic) Agatha, Agathe, Agnes, Hagne(Ancient Greek) Oanez(Breton) Agnès(Catalan) Agata, Agneza, Ines, Janja, Jaga, Nensi(Croatian) Agáta, Anežka, Hedvika(Czech) Agnes, Hedvig, Agathe, Agnete, Agnethe(Danish) Agatha, Agnes, Hadewych, Hedy, Nes, Neske(Dutch) Agatha, Agnes, Annis, Inez, Aggie, Annice, Nan, Nance, Nancy(English) Agnes, Age(Estonian) Aune, Hedvig, Helvi, Heta, Iines(Finnish) Agathe, Agnès, Edwige, Inès(French) Agatha, Agathe, Agnes, Hedwig, Hedy(German) Agathi, Agni(Greek) Ágnes, Ágota, Hedvig, Ági, Hédi(Hungarian) Agnes(Icelandic) Aignéis, Nainsí(Irish) Agata, Agnese, Edvige, Ines, Edda(Italian) Agnese, Agnija, Inese, Ina(Latvian) Nes, Neske(Limburgish) Agnė, Inesa, Jadvyga(Lithuanian) Agnija(Macedonian) Agnes, Hedvig, Agathe, Agnete, Agnethe, Ågot, Hedda(Norwegian) Ágata, Águeda, Inês(Portuguese) Agata, Agnessa, Inessa, Agafya, Agnia, Agniya(Russian) Agata, Agnija, Janja, Jaga(Serbian) Agáta, Agnesa, Hedviga, Agneša(Slovak) Agata, Hedvika, Ines, Janja, Neža(Slovene) Ágata, Águeda, Inés(Spanish) Agata, Agnes, Hedvig, Agda, Agneta, Agnetha, Hedda(Swedish) Inessa(Ukrainian) Nest, Nesta(Welsh)

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Entry updated February 4, 2020