Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. YAHN-ni-keh(Swedish)
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Meaning & History

Scandinavian feminine diminutive of JAN (1), from Low German.

Related Names

VariantsJannicke(Norwegian) Jannicke(Swedish) Jannicke(Danish)
Masculine FormsJan, Johan, Johannes, Jon(Swedish)
Other Languages & CulturesLashawn, Tajuana(African American) Jone(Basque) Zhanna(Belarusian) Joanna(Biblical) Ioanna(Biblical Greek) Iohanna(Biblical Latin) Yanna, Yannic, Yannick, Yannig(Breton) Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana(Bulgarian) Joana, Jana(Catalan) Ghjuvanna(Corsican) Ivana, Žana(Croatian) Ivana, Jana, Johana, Janička, Janka(Czech) Jana, Janna, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne, Hannie, Janneke, Jantine, Jantje, Jennigje, Johanneke(Dutch) Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shauna, Shavonne, Shawna, Sheena, Jo, Joanie, Joann, Joanne, Joetta, Joey, Johna, Jolene, Jonelle, Jonette, Joni, Jonie(English) Jaana, Jana, Janika, Johanna, Janne(Estonian) Jóna(Faroese) Janika, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hannele, Janna, Jonna(Finnish) Jeanne, Johanne, Joanne, Yannic, Yannick(French) Xoana(Galician) Jana, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne(German) Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna, Yianna, Nana(Greek) Johanna, Hanna, Janka(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna(Icelandic) Chevonne, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Giovanna, Gia, Gianna, Giannina, Giò, Giovannetta, Vanna(Italian) Johanna(Late Roman) Žanna(Latvian) Janina(Lithuanian) Ivana, Jovana(Macedonian) Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Janina, Joanna, Asia, Janka, Joasia(Polish) Joana, Joaninha(Portuguese) Ioana(Romanian) Yana, Zhanna(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Jean, Seona, Seonag, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne(Scottish) Ivana, Jovana(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Janka(Slovak) Ivana, Jana, Žana(Slovene) Janka(Sorbian) Juana, Juanita(Spanish) Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Siwan(Welsh)

Name Days

Sweden: January 11

Entry updated February 28, 2019