Yanka - Meaning of Yanka
Yanka is a variant (Russian) of the name Jacob (Dutch, English, German, and Scandinavian).
Yanka is also a diminutive form (Russian) of the name John (English and Hebrew).
Yanka is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Yanka, Jacob was the most popular in 2018.
† approx English pronunciation for Yanka: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; NG as in "sing (S.IH.NG)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"