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Canna - Meaning of Canna

What does Canna mean?

[ 2 syll. can-na, ca-nna ] The baby girl name Canna is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced CH-AENNaa or KAEN-aa- †.

1: Canna has its origins in the African-Mende language. The meaning of Canna is 'clear'.

2: Canna's origin is African-Congo. Here, the meaning is 'purposeful'.

3: Canna's origin is African-Swahili. Meaning: 'deny'.

See also the related categories, swahili, congo, mende, and clear (fair).

Canna is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Canna include Channa, Kanah, Cainwen, Caison, Camey, Cami, Camie, Cammi, Cammie, Cammy, Camy, Canee, Canei, Caney, Cani, Cany, Casen, Cason, Cayenne, and Cayman.

† English pronunciation for Canna: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"


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