Given Name JANNA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: YAHN-nah (Dutch, Finnish), JAN-ə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Feminine form of JAN (1). As an English name, it is an elaboration of JAN (2).
VARIANTS: Jana (Dutch), Janina (Swedish), Hanna, Hannele, Jonna (Finnish), Jan, Jannah (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Janneke, Jantine, Jantje (Dutch), Jannicke, Jannike (Swedish)
MASCULINE FORMS: Jan, Johan, Johannes (Dutch), Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Janne (Swedish), Jani, Janne, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani (Finnish), Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Jon, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Lashawn, Tajuana (African American), Jone (Basque), Joanna (Biblical), Ioanna (Biblical Greek), Iohanna (Biblical Latin), Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana (Bulgarian), Joana, Jana (Catalan), Ghjuvanna (Corsican), Ivana, Žana (Croatian), Ivana, Jana, Johana, Janička (Czech), Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, Jonna (Danish), Johanna (Estonian), Jeanne, Johanne, Jeannette, Jeannine, Joanne (French), Xoana (Galician), Jana, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne, Jenny (German), Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna, Nana (Greek), Johanna, Hanna (Hungarian), Jóhanna, Jóna, Jenný (Icelandic), Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán (Irish), Giovanna, Gia, Gianna, Giannina, Giovannetta, Nina, Vanna (Italian), Johanna (Late Roman), Janina (Lithuanian), Ivana, Jovana (Macedonian), Jehanne, Johanne (Medieval French), Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike (Norwegian), Janina, Joanna, Asia, Joasia (Polish), Joana, Joaninha (Portuguese), Ioana (Romanian), Yana, Zhanna (Russian), Giuanna (Sardinian), Jean, Seona, Seonag, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne, Jessie, Seònaid, Teasag (Scottish), Ivana, Jovana (Serbian), Ivana, Jana, Janka (Slovak), Ivana, Jana, Žana (Slovene), Juana, Jenny, Juanita (Spanish), Ivanna, Yana (Ukrainian), Shan, Siân, Sioned, Siwan (Welsh)

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Entry updated December 3, 2014