Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. YAHN-nah(Dutch, Finnish)
JAN-ə(English)
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Meaning & History

Feminine form of Jan 1. As an English name, it is an elaboration of Jan 2.

Related Names

VariantsJana(Dutch) Janina(Swedish) Hanna, Hannele, Jonna(Finnish) Jan, Jannah(English)
DiminutivesJanneke, Jantine, Jantje(Dutch) Jannike(Swedish)
Masculine FormsJan, Johan, Johannes(Dutch) Jan, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Janne(Swedish)
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(Bulgarian) Joana, Jana(Catalan) Ghjuvanna(Corsican) Ivana, Žana(Croatian) Ivana, Jana, Johana, Janička, Janka(Czech) Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jonna(Danish) Janeth(Eastern African) Jaana, Jana, Janika, Johanna, Janne(Estonian) Jóna(Faroese) Jeanne, Johanne, Jeannette, Jeannine, Joanne, Yanick, Yannick(French) Xoana(Galician) Jana, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne, Jenny(German) Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna, Yianna, Nana(Greek) Johanna, Hanna, Janka(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna, Jenný(Icelandic) Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Giovanna, Gia, Gianna, Giannina, Giò, Giovannetta, Nina, Vanna(Italian) Johanna(Late Roman) Jana, Janīna, Žanna(Latvian) Janina(Lithuanian) Ivana, Jovana(Macedonian) Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, Jenny(Norwegian) Janina, Joanna, Asia, Janka, Joasia(Polish) Joana, Joaninha(Portuguese) Ioana(Romanian) Yana, Zhanna, Yanina(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Jean, Seona, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Jessie(Scottish) Seonag, Seònaid, Sìne(Scottish Gaelic) Ivana, Jovana(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Janka(Slovak) Ivana, Jana, Žana(Slovene) Janka(Sorbian) Juana, Jenny, Juanita(Spanish) Janeth, Johana(Spanish (Latin American)) Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna, Yanina(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Sioned, Siwan, Siana, Siani(Welsh)
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Name Days

Finland: April 12

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Entry updated December 3, 2014