[ 2 syll. na-na, nan-a ] The baby girl name Nana is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced NAA-Naa- †. Nana's origin is Hebrew and Hawaiian, and its use, English, Spanish, African, French, Japanese, and Swahili. From Hawaiian roots, its meaning is 'spring' - in this context, Nana can be used in the African, English, French, Japanese, and Swahili languages.
Nana is a diminutive of the English and Greek Ann.
Nana is also a form (English and Spanish) of Anna.
Nana is also a diminutive (African, English, French, Japanese, and Swahili) of the English, French, German, and Scandinavian Anne.
Nana is also a form (English and Japanese) of the English Nan.
Nana is also a form of the English and Dutch Nancy.
Nana is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Within the family of girl names directly related to Nana, Anna was the most popular in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Nana: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"
A famous person named Nana is Nana Visitor, Actress, born 26 July 1957, New York, New York.