Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. YA-na(Czech, Slovak, German)
YAH-nah(Dutch)
ZHA-nə(Catalan)
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of JAN (1).

Related Names

VariantsJanna(Dutch) Janina(German) Jaana, Janika(Estonian)
DiminutivesJanička, Janka(Czech) Janka(Slovak) Janneke, Jantine, Jantje(Dutch)
Masculine FormsJan, Janek(Czech) Ján, Janko(Slovak) Jan, Johan, Johannes(Dutch) Jan, Johann, Johannes(German) Anže, Anžej, Jan, Janez(Slovene) Jan(Catalan) Jaan, Johannes, Juhan, Janek(Estonian)
Other Languages & CulturesLashawn(African American) Jone(Basque) Zhanna(Belarusian) Joanna(Biblical) Ioanna(Biblical Greek) Iohanna(Biblical Latin) Yanna(Breton) Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana(Bulgarian) Ghjuvanna(Corsican) Ivana(Croatian) Johanna, Johanne(Danish) Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shauna, Shavonne, Shawna, Sheena, Janae, Janeka, Janelle, Janet, Janey, Janie, Jayna, Jayne, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanie, Jeanna, Jennie, Jenny, Johna, Seanna, Shevaun, Shevon(English) Jóna(Faroese) Janika, Janina, Johanna(Finnish) Jeanne, Johanne, Jeannette, Jeannine(French) Xoana(Galician) Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna, Yianna, Nana(Greek) Johanna, Janka(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna(Icelandic) Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Giovanna(Italian) Johanna(Late Roman) Žanna(Latvian) Janina(Lithuanian) Ivana, Jovana(Macedonian) Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Johanna, Johanne(Norwegian) Janina, Joanna, Janka(Polish) Joana(Portuguese) Ioana(Romanian) Yana, Zhanna(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Jean, Seona, Seonag, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne, Jessie, Teasag(Scottish) Ivana, Jovana(Serbian) Janka(Sorbian) Juana(Spanish) Janina, Janna, Johanna, Jannicke, Jannike(Swedish) Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Siwan(Welsh)
Same SpellingJana (2)
User SubmissionJana

Popularity

People think this name is

youthful   natural   wholesome   refined   strange   simple   nerdy  

Name Days

Estonia: August 15
Latvia: December 15
Slovakia: August 21

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Entry updated November 20, 2020