What does Channa mean?
Channa [chan-na] as a name for girls is a Hebrew and Gaelic name, and the name Channa means "He (God) has favored me; old, ancient". Channa is a variant form of Chana (Hebrew): version of Hannah. Channa is also a variation of Shannon (Gaelic): place name of an Irish river.
(female) Chanagh, Chena, ..
(male) Chancas, Channey, .. Middle name pairings:
Channa Josephine (C.J.), ..
How popular is Channa?
Channa is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Channa is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Chana (#855 last year), Shana, Shane, Shani, Shanna, Shannan, Shannen, Shannon (#1059) and Shanon are the popular related forms of Channa (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Channa reached its peak in the 1970s (median #778) and is now significantly lower (#1768, ▼98.1%), with versions such as Shana becoming less fashionable. Chana is the most fashionable name for newborns among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Channa is alike in pronunciation to Chainey, Chanae, Chanee, Chanha, Chania, Channah, Chanya, Chayney, Chenay, Cheyanna, Chyna▼, Shaena, Shainah, Shanay, Shanea, Shaney, Shania▼, Shanie, Shannea, Shauna▼, Shena, Shiona, Shona, Shonna and Shuna. Other suggested similar names are Adanna, Ayanna▼, Cama, Canda, Chalina, Chanda▼, Chanel, Channach, Chanta, Chantay, Chantea, Chara, Chasina, Chava, Chayan, Chayanne, Chazona, Ciana, Cinny, Conni, Cyanea, Danna, Dhanna, Dianna▼, Eanna, Elanna, Ianna, Ioanna, Ivanna▲, Janna▼, Jeanna, Jianna, Johanna, Lanna, Leanna, Lianna, Ranna, Reanna▼, Rhianna▼, Rianna▼, Roanna, Sanna, Seanna, Shanda▼, Thana, Tyanna, Vanna, Vianna, Yanna and Yoanna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Channa.See names in meaning and etymology.