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: [more]
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 1940-1949 and reached its highest position of #275 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the list at the moment. (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 are Gene, Gianna (#95 the previous year), Iva, Ivana, Ivanna (#664), Jan, Janae (#932), Jane (#322), Janeen, Janel, Janessa (#761), Janet, Janice, Janie, Janine, Janis, Janna, Jannie, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Joan, Joana, Joanna (#327), Johanna (#542), John, Johnna, Joni, Juana and Juanita. Other forms, like Jenica, are uncommon. These relations of Jana were at the peak of their popularity 64 years ago (median #537) and are somewhat less conventional today (#895, ▼77%), with versions like Iva becoming less stylish. Gianna, Ivanna, Janessa and Joanna are four of the more chic baby names among these, with Joanna enjoying a rebound in popularity.
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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 similar baby 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.