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What does Chania mean?

Chania Pronunciation of Chania [cha-nia] as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and the name Chania means "grace of the Lord; a place to rest; to be happy". Chania is an alternate spelling of Chanya (Hebrew). Chania is also a form of Hania (Hebrew, Arabic).

Associated with: grace, happy (joy).


Chania has 3 variants: Chaniya, Chaniyah and Chanyah.

4 more alternative forms via Chanya, Hania: Chaniach, Haniah, Haniya and Hannia.

Creative forms:
(female) Chaina, ..

(male) Chadis, Chaon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chania Kaycee (C.K.), ..

How popular is Chania?

Chania is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Chania is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Chania has not been listed in the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chania name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Chania is pronounced similarly to Chaanah, Chainey, Chana, Chani, Chaniya, Chaniyah, Chanya, Chanyah, Chayney, Chenay, China, Chynna, Shana, Shanae, Shanah, Shanay, Shanea, Shannah, Shannea, Shauna, Shaunie, Shawnie, Shena, Shona and Shonna. Other recommended names are Cain, Cami, Candia, Catia, Cearia, Chaba, Chalia, Chanda, Chandra, Chandy, Chanice, Chaninah, Chanta, Chantae, Chantai, Chantay, Chantea, Chantila, Chari, Charie, Charin, Charisa, Chariza, Charma, Chasida, Chava, Chaviva, Chaya, Chayka, Chianna, Chonda, Chuma, Chyanne, Ciana, Conni, Connie, Grania, Hania, Jania, Nania, Orania, Pania, Phanie, Rania, Shadia, Shanit, Shanita, Shanta, Tania and Vania. These names tend to be more frequently used than Chania.

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