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What does Channah mean?

Channah Pronunciation of Channah [chan-nah] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Channah is "He (God) has favored me". Channah is a version of Hannah (Hebrew): version of Ann.


Channah has 3 variants: Chana, Chanah and Chanha.

3 more related forms via Hannah: Channach, Hanah and Hanna.

Creative forms:
(female) Channia, Chenah, ..

(male) Chanar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Channah Areli (C.A.), ..

How popular is Channah?

Channah is a rare first name for women. Channah is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Chana (#855 a year ago), Hanah, Hanna (#523) and Hannah (#28) are the popular variation forms of Channah (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Channah were popular in 1998 (average #739) and are now much less popular (#851, 71% less usage), with versions such as Hanna becoming less stylish. Chana is the most fashionable baby name among these. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Channah is pronounced similarly to Chaanah, Chainey, Chaniya, Chaniyah, Chanya, Chenay, Cheyanna, Chynna, Shaena, Shaina, Shainah, Shanae, Shanah, Shanay, Shanea, Shannae, Shauna, Shaunah, Shaunna, Shawna, Shawnah, Shawnna, Shaynah, Shonna and Shyanna. Other suggested similar names are Alannah, Canna, Chaanach, Chabah, Chanach, Chanda, Chandal, Chaniach, Chanina, Chaninah, Chanta, Chantae, Chantai, Chantal, Chantay, Chayan, Chazonah (see Chazona), Chiana, Chianna, Chyanne, Ciana, Cianna, Cyanea, Dannah, Dhanna, Diannah, Ioannah (see Ioanna), Jannah, Johannah, Lannah, Leannah, Liannah, Luannah, Reannah, Sannah, Shannan and Yoannah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Channah.

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