Names Categorized "ends in -anna"

This is a list of names in which the categories include ends in -anna.
Adrianna f English, Polish
Feminine form of Adrian.
Alanna f English
Feminine form of Alan.
Anna f English, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Czech, Slovak, Bulgarian, Armenian, Icelandic, Faroese, Catalan, Occitan, Breton, Scottish Gaelic, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Channah (see Hannah) used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. Many later Old Testament translations, including the English, use the Hannah spelling instead of Anna. The name appears briefly in the New Testament belonging to a prophetess who recognized Jesus as the Messiah. It was a popular name in the Byzantine Empire from an early date, and in the Middle Ages it became common among Western Christians due to veneration of Saint Anna (usually known as Saint Anne in English), the name traditionally assigned to the mother of the Virgin Mary.... [more]
Aubrianna f English (Modern)
Combination of Aubrey and Anna.
Breanna f English
Variant of Briana.
Brianna f English
Variant of Briana. This is currently the more popular spelling of the name.
Danna f English
Feminine form of Daniel or Dan 1.
Deanna f English
Either a variant of Diana or a feminine form of Dean. This name was popularized by the Canadian actress and singer Deanna Durbin (1921-2013), whose birth name was Edna. Her stage name was a rearrangement of the letters of her real name.
Dianna f English
Variant of Diana.
Fianna f Irish (Modern)
From Irish fiann meaning "band of warriors".
Ghjuvanna f Corsican
Corsican form of Iohanna (see Joanna).
Gianna f Italian, Greek, English (Modern)
Italian short form of Giovanna and a Modern Greek variant of Ioanna.
Giovanna f Italian
Italian form of Iohanna (see Joanna), making it the feminine form of Giovanni.
Giuanna f Sardinian
Sardinian form of Iohanna (see Joanna).
Hanna 1 f Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Ukrainian, Belarusian, German, Dutch, Icelandic, Hungarian, Hebrew
Form of Channah (see Hannah) in several languages.
Hosanna f Biblical
From the Aramaic religious expression הושע נא (Hosha' na') meaning "deliver us" in Hebrew. In the New Testament this is exclaimed by those around Jesus when he first enters Jerusalem.
Inanna f Sumerian Mythology
Possibly derived from Sumerian nin-an-a(k) meaning "lady of the heavens", from 𒎏 (nin) meaning "lady" and the genitive form of 𒀭 (an) meaning "heaven, sky". Inanna was the Sumerian goddess of love, fertility and war. She descended into the underworld where the ruler of that place, her sister Ereshkigal, had her killed. The god Enki interceded, and Inanna was allowed to leave the underworld as long as her husband Dumuzi took her place.... [more]
Iohanna f Biblical Latin
Latin form of Greek Ioanna (see Joanna).
Ivanna f Ukrainian
Ukrainian feminine form of Ivan.
Janna f Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, English
Feminine form of Jan 1. As an English name, it is an elaboration of Jan 2.
Jeanna f English
Variant of Jean 2 or Gina.
Joanna f English, Polish, Biblical
English and Polish form of Latin Iohanna, which was derived from Greek Ἰωάννα (Ioanna), the feminine form of Ioannes (see John). This is the spelling used in the English New Testament, where it belongs to a follower of Jesus who is regarded as a saint. In the Middle Ages in England it was used as a Latinized form of Joan (the usual feminine form of John) and it became common as a given name in the 19th century.
Johanna f German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian, English, Late Roman
Latinate form of Greek Ioanna (see Joanna).
Julianna f Hungarian, Polish, English
Feminine form of Iulianus (see Julian).
Leanna f English
Probably this was originally a variant of Liana. It is now often considered a combination of Lee and Anna.
Luanna f English (Rare)
Either a combination of Lou and Anna or a variant of Luana.
Lyanna f Literature
Created by author George R. R. Martin for a character in his series A Song of Ice and Fire, published beginning 1996, and the television adaptation Game of Thrones (2011-2019). In the story Lyanna was the sister of Ned Stark. Her abduction and subsequent death was the cause of the civil war that toppled the Targaryens.
Marcjanna f Polish
Polish form of Marciana.
Marianna f Italian, Hungarian, Slovak, Polish, Finnish, Estonian, Russian, Greek, English
Combination of Maria and Anna. It has been confused with the Roman name Mariana to the point that it is no longer easy to separate the two forms. It is sometimes also used as a Latinized form of Mariamne.
Marzanna 1 f Polish
Probably a Polish variant of Marianna.
Osanna f Italian
Italian form of Hosanna. This was the name of a 15th-century Italian saint and mystic, as well as a 16th-century Montenegrin saint.
Panna f Hungarian
Hungarian diminutive of Anna.
Pollyanna f Literature
Combination of Polly and Anna. This was the name of the main character in Eleanor H. Porter's novel Pollyanna (1913).
Quanna f African American (Rare)
Elaboration of the phonetic element quan.
Rhianna f English (Modern)
Probably a variant of Rhiannon.
Rosanna f Italian, English
Combination of Rosa 1 and Anna.
Roxanna f English
Variant of Roxana.
Sanna f Swedish, Finnish
Short form of Susanna. It can also be derived from Swedish sann meaning "true".
Saranna f English (Rare)
Combination of Sarah and Anna, in occasional use since the 18th century.
Shanna f English
Possibly a feminine variant of Shannon.
Sovanna f & m Khmer
Variant of Sovann.
Susanna f Italian, Catalan, Swedish, Finnish, Russian, Ukrainian, Dutch, English, Armenian, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
From Σουσάννα (Sousanna), the Greek form of the Hebrew name שׁוֹשַׁנָּה (Shoshannah). This was derived from the Hebrew word שׁוֹשָׁן (shoshan) meaning "lily" (in modern Hebrew this also means "rose"), perhaps ultimately from Egyptian sšn "lotus". In the Old Testament Apocrypha this is the name of a woman falsely accused of adultery. The prophet Daniel clears her name by tricking her accusers, who end up being condemned themselves. It also occurs in the New Testament belonging to a woman who ministers to Jesus.... [more]
Suzanna f English
Variant of Susanna.
Syuzanna f Russian
Russian variant of Susanna.
Tamanna f Indian, Hindi, Bengali
Means "wish, desire" in Hindi, from Persian تمنّا (tamanna), ultimately from Arabic.
Vanna 1 f Italian
Short form of Giovanna.
Vanna 2 f & m Khmer
From Khmer វណ្ណ (von) meaning "colour", ultimately from Sanskrit वर्ण (varna).
Yanna 1 f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιάννα (see Gianna).
Yanna 2 f Breton
Breton feminine form of Yann.
Žanna f Latvian
Latvian form of Jeanne.
Zanna f English
Short form of Suzanna.
Zhanna f Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian form of Jeanne.
Zsuzsanna f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Susanna.