What does Jana mean?
Jana /jana/ as a girls' name is pronounced YAH-nah, JAN-ah, JAY-nah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jana is "God is gracious".
Jana▼ has 64 more relations via Jane: Gene▼, Gianna, Iva▼, Ivana, Ivanka, Ivanna▲, Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Jan▼, Janae, Janaye, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janee, Janeen, Janel▼, Janela, Janelba, Janella, Janene, Janessa, Janet▼, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janey, Jania, Janice▼, Janie▼, Janina, Janine▼, Janis▼, Janise, Janit, Janka, Jannel, Janney, Jany, Jayna, Jayne▼, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean▼, Jeanie▼, Jeanne▼, Jenda, Jeni, Jenica, Jenie, Jess, Jinna, Joan▼, Joana▼, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Joni▼, Jonie, Juana, Juanita▼, Vania and Vanya.Kreatif forms:
(female) Janaia, Jarna, ..
(male) Janal, Jave, ..
How popular is Jana?
Jana is a very prominent first name for females (#449 out of 4276, Top 10%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#62046 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history of Jana for girls. Jana entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its highest position of #261 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is at #1106 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of the girl name Jana and corresponding names. Popular alternative forms of Jana (#1106 the previous year) are Gene, Gianna (#95 the previous year), Iva, Ivana (#1401), Ivanna (#664), Jaina (#1805), Jan, Janae (#932), Jane (#322), Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janene, Janessa (#761), Janet (#1375), Janeth, Janetta, Janey, Jania, Janice (#1325), Janie (#1393), Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise, Janna, Jannah (#1830), Janney (#1651), Jannie, Jayna (#1806), Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeni, Jenica, Jess, Joan, Joana, Joanna (#327), Johanna (#542), John, Johnna, Joni, Juana (#1915), Juanita and Vania. Other forms, like Jaynie, are uncommon. These relations of Jana were at the peak of their popularity 84 years ago (median #1293) and are now much less conventional (#1698, ▼92%), with versions like Juanita becoming less stylish. Ivanna is the most chic baby name among these.
Jana▼ is pronounced similarly to Geena, Genae, Genia, Genna, Ginia, Jaena, Janai, Janay, Janowa, Jeana, Jeanae, Jeanee, Jenai, Jennah, Jenni, Jiana, Jianna, Jinee, Jinia, Jinni, Joanie, Jonae, Jonee, Junae and Juno. Other recommended names are Dana▼, Gana, Hana▲, Iana, Jada▼, Jaima, Jama, Jami▼, Jamia, Jann, Janne, Jaya, Jeane, Jen, Jenn, Joane, Joann▼, Johana, Jone, June▼, Lana▲, Nana, Rana, Sana, Tana, Vana, Yana and Zana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jana.