[ 2 syll. (c)han-na, ch-a-nna ] The baby girl name Channa is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced CH-AENNaa †. Channa's language of origin is Hebrew, Sanskrit, and Celtic. It is predominantly used in Yiddish, English, and Indian. From Sanskrit roots, its meaning is 'chickpea' - in this context, Channa can be used in the English and Indian languages.
In addition, Channa is a form of Anna in the Yiddish language.
Channa is also a form of the English Shannon.
Channa is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Channa, Anna was the most regularly used.
Baby names that sound like Channa include Canna, Chane, Chani, Chanin, Channin, Channyn, Chanyn, Chaquan, Chaquane, Chaquann, Chaquanne, Chayan, Chazan, Chazmin, Chazmyn, Chazmyne, Chazzmin, Chazzmyn, Chema, and Chenee.
† Pronunciation for Channa: 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)"