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What does Hana mean?

Hana /hana/ 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".

An Arabic name meaning "bliss". Also a Japanese name (see Hanako), Spanish variant of Hannah and Slavic variant of Johanna. Fashion designer Hanae Mori.

Associated with: arabic, happiness (joy), flower


Hana has 2 variants: Hanae and Hannah.

Affiliated girl name: Anne.

Hana has 18 more different relations via Hannah, Johanna: Ann, Anna, Anne, Chana, Chanah, Chanha, Hanah, Hanalee, Hanna, Hanne, Hannie, Hanny, Hena, Honna, Joanna, Johana, Nan and Nanny.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Hadna, Hata, ..

(male) Hanahy, Hayn, ..

How popular is Hana?

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. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name statistics of Hana for girls. Hana was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #621 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is currently at #841. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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 2000 are Ann (#945 last year), Anna (#34), Anne (#553), Chana (#861), Hanah, Hanna (#483), Hannah (#28), Joanna (#327), Johana (#1859), Johanna (#542), Nan and Nanny. Other variants, like Hanalee, are seldom used. These forms of Hana were popular with parents 134 years ago (adoption of 8.18%) and have become much less common since (adoption 1.21%, 85%). Anna is the firm favorite, though Chana has gained in usage, while versions such as Ann are no longer trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hana, Ann, Anna, Anne, Chana in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johanna, Nan, Nanny in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Hana is alike in pronunciation to Haneeah, Hania, Haniah, Haniya, Haniyah, Hannia, Hanniah, Hanniya, Hannya, Hannyah, Hany, Hanyah, Henia, Henie, Hinna, Honey and Honie. Other recommended names are Ana, Daina, Dana, Danna, Dona, Duana, Dzana, Etna, Euna, Gafna, Gana, Hafza, Hajar, Hajna, Hala, Halea, Hamna, Hamnah, Hanan, Hanja, Hanka, Hat, Hava, Haya, Hema, Henka, Hinda, Hynda, Iana, Jana, Jeana, Juana, Keana, Kina, Lana, Lina, Marna, Nana, Rana, Rena, Riana, Sana, Sanna, Seana, Sena, Taina, Tana, Tawna, Thana, Tona, Tyana, Vana, Vanna, Vena, Vina, Yana, Zahna and Zana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hana.