Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Scottish Gaelic form of Janet.

Related Names

VariantsSeona, Sheona, Shona
Other Languages & CulturesShavon, Shavonne(African American) Jone(Basque) Zhanna(Belarusian) Joanna(Biblical) Ioanna(Biblical Greek) Iohanna(Biblical Latin) Yanna(Breton) Ioana, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoana(Bulgarian) Joana(Catalan) Ghjuvanna(Corsican) Ivana(Croatian) Ivana, Jana, Johana, Žaneta(Czech) Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette(Danish) Jana, Janna, Johanna, Jeannette, Jenny(Dutch) Janeth(Eastern African) Jane, Janessa, Janet, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Shauna, Shavon, Shavonne, Shawn, Shawna, Sheena, Chevonne, Jan, Janae, Janeka, Janel, Janele, Janella, Janelle, Janetta, Janette, Janey, Janie, Janis, Janna, Jannah, Jannette, Jayna, Jayne, Jaynie, Jeana, Jeane, Jeanie, Jeanna, Jeannette, Jeannie, Jeannine, Jeni, Jenna, Jenni, Jennie, Jenny, Jessie, Netta, Shevaun, Shevon(English) Jaana, Jana, Janika, Johanna(Estonian) Jóna(Faroese) Janika, Janina, Johanna, Jenna, Jenni, Jenny(Finnish) Jeanne, Johanne, Janine, Jeanette, Jeanine, Jeannette, Jeannine(French) Xoana(Galician) Jana, Janina, Johanna, Jenny(German) Gianna, Ioanna, Yanna, Yianna(Greek) Johanna, Zsanett(Hungarian) Jóhanna, Jóna, Jenný(Icelandic) Síne, Siobhán, Sinéad(Irish) Giovanna(Italian) Johanna(Late Roman) Jana, Janīna, Žanna(Latvian) Janina, Žaneta(Lithuanian) Ivana, Jovana(Macedonian) Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Johanna, Johanne, Jeanette, Jenny(Norwegian) Janina, Joanna, Żaneta(Polish) Joana(Portuguese) Ioana(Romanian) Yana, Zhanna, Zhannochka(Russian) Giuanna(Sardinian) Ivana, Jovana(Serbian) Ivana, Jana, Žaneta(Slovak) Ivana, Jana(Slovene) Juana, Jenny(Spanish) Janeth, Johana(Spanish (Latin American)) Janina, Janna, Johanna, Jeanette, Jennie, Jenny(Swedish) Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna(Ukrainian) Shan, Siân, Sioned, Siana, Siani(Welsh)

Sources & References

  1. Mark, Colin. The Gaelic-English Dictionary. Routledge, 2003, page 717.

Entry updated January 21, 2022