Yanka - Meaning of Yanka

What does Yanka mean?

[ syll. yan-ka, ya-nka ] The baby boy name Yanka is also used as a girl name. It is pronounced as YAENGKAH †. Yanka is a Russian name of Hebrew origin.

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).

See also the related categories, hebrew and russian.

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.

Baby names that sound like Yanka include Yamqui, Yana, Yancee, Yancey, Yanci, Yancie, Yancy, Yanick, Yanik, Yanis, Yankee, Yankey, Yanko, Yanky, Yannic, Yannick, Yannik, Yannis, Yengee, and Yengey.

† 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)"

Meaning of Yanka Meaning of Yanka Meaning of John Meaning of Jacob
Baby Name Explorer for Yanka

Yanka Popularity Charts

blue:boy name
red:girl name
italics:unisex name
bold:primary name