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Gender Feminine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. KHWA-na
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Meaning & History

Spanish form of Iohanna (see JOANNA), making it the feminine form of JUAN (1). This name was borne by Juana the Mad, a 16th-century queen of Castile.
DiminutiveJuanita
Masculine FormsIván, Juan
Other Languages & CulturesLashawn, 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, Nina, Žana(Croatian) Ivana, Jana, Johana, Nina(Czech) Johanna, Johanne, Hanna, Hanne, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, Jonna, Nina(Danish) Jana, Janna, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne, Hannie, Jennigje, Johanneke, Nina(Dutch) Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shauna, Shavonne, Shawna, Sheena, Jo, Joanie, Joann, Joanne, Joetta, Joey, Johna, Jojo, Joleen, Jolene, Jonelle, Jonette, Joni, Jonie, Nina(English) Johanna(Estonian) Jóna(Faroese) Janika, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hannele, Janna, Jonna, Nina(Finnish) Jeanne, Johanne, Joanne, Nina(French) Xoana(Galician) Jana, Janina, Johanna, Hanna, Hanne, Nina(German) Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna, Nana(Greek) Johanna, Hanna(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna(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, Nina(Norwegian) Janina, Joanna, Asia, Joasia, Nina(Polish) Joana, Joaninha(Portuguese) Ioana(Romanian) Yana, Zhanna(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Jean, Seona, Seonag, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne, Seònaid(Scottish) Ivana, Jovana, Nina(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Nina(Slovak) Ivana, Jana, Nina, Žana(Slovene) Janina, Janna, Johanna, Hanna, Jonna, Nina(Swedish) Ivanna, Yana(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Siwan(Welsh)
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