[ syll. ya-na, yan-a ] The baby boy name Yana is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is YAENAH †. The origin of Yana is the Native American and Aramaic languages. From Native American roots, its meaning is bear.
Yana is a variant of the name Yanai (Hebrew).
Yana is an infrequently used baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.
† approx English pronunciation for Yana: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"