What does Hana mean?
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 information, 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%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#30970 out of 150436, Top 21%). (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 (usage of 0.5447%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.3467%, down 36.3%), 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, and there is a rebound in baby name popularity for both names. (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.