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Jana - Meaning of Jana

What does Jana mean?

Meaning of the name JanaGiannaJaneJennaNinaJoannaGiaJanelleHannaJohannaIvannaJessieJanessaGiovannaHanaAsiaJennyJaniyaJannaJeanJoanneJanaleeJensenJanalisaJan

[ 2 syll. ja-na, jan-a ] The baby girl name Jana is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced YAA-Naa (Dutch, German) †. Jana has its origins in the Hebrew language. It is used largely in Czech, Dutch, English, German, Polish, Slavic, and Latvian.

Jana is a Czech, Dutch, English, German, Polish, and Slavic form of the English Jane.

Jana is also a Czech, Dutch, German, Polish, and Slavic form of Janna.

Jana is also a Latvian form of the English and Scottish Jean.

See also the related forms, the English Janalee, the English Janalisa, and the Czech, Dutch, English, German, and Polish Jan.

See also the related categories, latvian, slavic, czech, dutch, polish, and german.

Jana is an all-time favorite. Currently it is still somewhat popular as a baby girl name, but to a lesser degree than it was before. At the modest peak of its usage in 1961, 0.070% of baby girls were named Jana. It was #226 in rank then. The baby name has suffered a substantial decline in frequency since then, and it is of only sporadic use in recent times. In 2016, it ranked at #917 with a usage of 0.016%. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Jana, Jane was the most widely used. It was 4 times more commonly used than Jana in 2016. Jana has primarily been a baby girl name in the last century.

Baby names that sound like Jana include Iana, Janea, Janean, Janeen, Jani, Janine, Janna, Janne, Janny, Johan, Johann, Jonna, Euna, Uni, Yachnee, Yachney, Yachni, Yachnie, Yama, and Yameen.

† Pronunciation for Jana: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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