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What does Chanah mean?

Chanah Pronunciation of Chanah [chanah] as a name for girls is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Chanah is "He (God) has favored me". Chanah is an alternate form of Chana (Hebrew): transcription of Hannah.


Chanah has 5 variants: Chaanah, Chanha, Chani, Channa and Channah.

5 more relations via Chana, Hannah: Chaanach, Chanach, Channach, Hana and Hanah.

Creative forms:
(female) Canah, Chain, ..

(male) Chaian, Chanus, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chanah Lilah (C.L.), ..

How popular is Chanah?

Chanah is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Chanah is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Chana (#855 from recent data), Hana (#860), Hanah and Hannah (#28) are the prominent alternative forms of Chanah (outside Top 2000). These relations of Chanah were favored 17 years ago (usage of 1.91%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.57%, 70% less), with the form Hannah becoming less fashionable. Chana and Hana are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chana, Hana, Hanah, Hannah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hannah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Chanah is pronounced similarly to Chanae, Chanee, Chania, Chaniya, Chaniyah, Chanya, Chayney, Chenay, China, Chynna, Shana, Shanae, Shanah, Shanay, Shanee, Shaney, Shania, Shauna, Shaunah, Shawna, Shawnae, Shayna, Sheenah, Shonah and Shunagh. Other suggested similar names are Alanah, Cama, Canna, Carah, Chaba, Chabah, Chanda, Chandal, Chandy, Chanel, Chaniach, Chaninah, Chanta, Chantae, Chantai, Chantal, Chantay, Chante, Chara, Chava, Chaya, Chayan, Chazonah (see Chazona), Chiana, Chianna, Chuma, Chyanne, Ciana, Cianna, Cyanea, Danah, Dhana, Elanah, Ganah, Ioanah (see Ioanna), Janah, Lanah, Leanah, Thana, Yoanah and Zhanae. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chanah.

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