Meaning and Name Origin
Hana \ha-na\ as a girls' name is pronounced HAH-nah. It is of Arabic, Japanese, Hawaiian, Spanish and Slavic origin, and the meaning of Hana is "happiness; flower; work". Spanish variant of Hannah; Slavic variant of Johanna. Fashion designer Hanae Mori.
Hana▼ has 1 variant: Hannah▲.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Anne.
Hana▼ has 30 more different forms via Hannah, Johanna: Ann▼, Anna, Anne▼, Annie▼, Chana, Chanah, Chanha, Channach, Channah, Giovanna▼, Hanah, Hanalee, Hanalise, Hanna▼, Hanne, Hannele, Hannelore, Hannie, Hanny, Honna, Joanna▲, Joehannah, Johana▼, Johannah, Johanne, Jovanna, Nan▼, Nanney, Nannie▼ and Nanny.
Hana is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2299 out of 4276, Top 54%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Hana for girls. Hana was first listed in 1993 and reached its top rank of #621 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is currently at #841. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Hana and related names. Popular alternative forms of Hana (#841 last year) listed in the Top 1000 are Ann (#945 last year), Anna (#34), Anne (#553), Annie (#311), Chana (#861), Giovanna (#874), Hanna (#483), Hannah (#28), Joanna (#327), Johana, Johanna (#542), Johannah, Nan and Nannie. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during 1880-1889 and have become much less popular since, with versions such as Ann, Anne, Giovanna, Hanna and Johanna becoming somewhat dated. Hannah (#28) and Joanna (#327) are two of the more fashionable girl names in this compilation, with both names enjoying a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Hana▼ is alike in pronunciation to Hania, Haniah, Haniya, Hannia, Hannya, Hanyah and Henia. Other recommended similar baby names are Dana▼, Gana, Hajna, Hala, Hanja, Hanka, Hava, Haya, Iana, Jana▼, Lana▲, Nana, Rana, Sana, Tana▼, Vana, Yana and Zana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hana.