[ 2 syll. jan-na, ja-nna ] The baby girl name Janna is pronounced JHAEN-ah in English or YAAN-Naa in Dutch †. Janna's origin is Hebrew, and its use, English, Dutch, German, Scandinavian, African, Swahili, and Hebrew.
Janna is an English form of the Czech, Dutch, English, German, and Polish Jan.
Janna is also a Dutch, English, German, Scandinavian, and Hebrew diminutive of the Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, and Scandinavian Johanna and a Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian form of the English Jane.
Janna is also a Dutch, English, German, Scandinavian, and Hebrew diminutive of the Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, and Scandinavian Johanna and a Hebrew contracted form of the Czech Johana.
Janna is the feminine equivalent of the Czech, Dutch, English, German, Polish, Scandinavian, Belgian, and Slavic Jan.
Variant forms inherit both the origin and meaning of the name Janna.
The diminutives Janne (Finnish, German, and Scandinavian), Janneke (Dutch), Jannicke (Scandinavian), Jannike (Scandinavian), Jantine (Dutch), and Jantje (Dutch, Frisian, and German) are other forms of the name.
Janna is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1979, 0.025% of baby girls were named Janna. It had a ranking of #471 then. The baby name has fallen out of favor since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale now. Within the family of girl names directly related to Janna, Jane was the most widely used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Janna: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"