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Chana - Meaning of Chana

What does Chana mean?

Meaning of the name ChanaHannahAnnaAnaAniyahNinaAnnieHannaAnyaAnneAnnikaAnikaAniyaNancyHanaAnnSusanNanChannahNitaNanciSusanna

[ 2 syll. (c)ha-na, ch-ana ] The baby girl name Chana is pronounced as HHAA-Naa- †. Chana is of Hebrew origin, and it is used largely in the Yiddish, Hebrew, and Spanish languages.

Chana is a variation (Yiddish) of Anna.

Chana is also a variant spelling of Channah (Hebrew).

Chana is also a variation (Spanish) of Susanna (English, German, and Italian).

See also the related categories, yiddish and spanish.

Chana is somewhat popular as a baby name for girls. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2013 with 0.018% of baby girls being given the name Chana. Its ranking then was #773. In 2015, it ranked at #855 with a usage of 0.017%. Among the group of girl names directly linked to Chana, Anna was the most popular. Its use outnumbered Chana's by 16 times in 2015.

Baby names that sound like Chana include Chanah, Channah, Hana, Hanaa, Hanna, Hannah, Chenya, Haimee, Haimey, Haimie, Hajna, Hama, Hanh, Hani, Hania, Hanin, Hanni, Hannie, Hanny, and Hayam.

† English pronunciation for Chana: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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