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

VariantJannicke(Norwegian)
Masculine FormsJan, Johan, Johannes, Jon(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) Jana, Janna, Johanna, Hanke, Hanna, Hanne, Hannie, Janneke, Jantine, Jantje, Jennigje, Johanneke(Dutch) Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shauna, Shavon, Shavonne, Shawn, Shawna, Sheena, Jo, Joanie, Joann, Joanne, Joetta, Joey, Johna, Johnie, Johnnie, Jonelle, Jonette, Joni, Jonie(English) Jaana, Jana, Janika, Johanna, Janne(Estonian) Jóna(Faroese) Janika, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hannele, Janna, Jonna(Finnish) Jeanne, Johanne, Joanne, Yanick, Yannick(French) Xoana(Galician) Jana, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne(German) Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna, Yianna, Nana(Greek) Johanna, Hanna, Janka(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna(Icelandic) Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Giovanna, Gia, Gianna, Giannina, Giò, Giovannetta, Vanna(Italian) Johanna(Late Roman) Jana, Janīna, 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, Sheena, Sheona, Shona(Scottish) Seonag, Sìne(Scottish Gaelic) Ivana, Jovana(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Janka(Slovak) Ivana, Jana, Žana(Slovene) Janka(Sorbian) Juana, Juanita(Spanish) Johana(Spanish (Latin American)) Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Siwan(Welsh)

Name Days

Norway: April 21
Sweden: January 11

Entry updated April 25, 2021