Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. YAH-nee-kah(Finnish)
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of Jaan (Estonian) or Jani (Finnish).

Related Names

VariantsJaana, Jana(Estonian) Janina(Finnish)
Masculine FormsJaan, Johannes, Juhan, Janek(Estonian) Jani, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani(Finnish)
Other Languages & CulturesShavon, Shavonne(African American) Jone(Basque) Zhanna(Belarusian) Joanna(Biblical) Ioanna(Biblical Greek) Iohanna(Biblical Latin) Yanna(Breton) Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana(Bulgarian) Joana, Jana(Catalan) Ghjuvanna(Corsican) Ivana(Croatian) Ivana, Jana, Johana, Janička, Janka(Czech) Johanna, Johanne(Danish) Jana, Janna, Johanna, Janneke, Jantine, Jantje(Dutch) Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shauna, Shavon, Shavonne, Shawn, Shawna, Sheena, Chevonne, Janae, Janeka, Janelle, Janet, Janey, Janie, Jayna, Jayne, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanie, Jeanna, Jennie, Jenny, Johna, Johnie, Johnnie, Seanna, Shevaun, Shevon(English) Jóna(Faroese) Jeanne, Johanne, Jeannette, Jeannine(French) Xoana(Galician) Jana, Janina, Johanna(German) Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna, Yianna, Nana(Greek) Johanna, Janka(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna(Icelandic) Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Giovanna(Italian) Johanna(Late Roman) Jana, Janīna, Žanna(Latvian) Janina(Lithuanian) Ivana, Jovana(Macedonian) Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Johanna, Johanne(Norwegian) Janina, Joanna, Janka(Polish) Joana(Portuguese) Ioana(Romanian) Yana, Zhanna, Yanina(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Jean, Seona, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Jessie(Scottish) Seonag, Sìne(Scottish Gaelic) Ivana, Jovana(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Janka(Slovak) Ivana, Jana(Slovene) Janka(Sorbian) Juana(Spanish) Johana(Spanish (Latin American)) Janina, Janna, Johanna, Jannike(Swedish) Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna, Yanina(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Siwan, Siana, Siani(Welsh)
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Name Days

Estonia: August 15
Finland: November 15
Entry updated November 20, 2020