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What does Janka mean?

Janka Pronunciation of Janka as a girls' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Janka is "God is gracious". Janka is a variant form of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variant of John.

ASSOCIATED WITH Jan-, -ka, gracious


RELATIONS VIA JANE Gianna, Ivana, Ivancka, Ivanka, Ivanna, Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Jan, Jana, Janae, Janaye, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janeczka, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janela, Janelba, Janella, Janene, Janessa, Janet, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janey, Jania, Janica, Janice, Janie, Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise, Janit, Janna, Jannel, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jayne, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jenda, Jeni, Jenica, Jenie, Jinna, Joan, Joana, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Joni, Jonie, Juana, Juanita, Vania, Vanya

(female) Jarka, ..

(male) Janri, ..

Janka Zendaya (J.Z.), ..

How popular is Janka?

Janka is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#50903 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Gianna (#96 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Jane (#288), Joanna (#306), Johanna (#541), Ivanna (#614), Janessa (#721), Janae (#1003), Jana (#1011), Janice (#1238), Ivana (#1301), Janie (#1396), Janet (#1487), Jaina (#1836), Juana (#1915), Joan (#1990), Jeanne, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeni, Joana, Joni, Juanita, Johnna, Vania, Jayna, Jenica, Janina, Janel, Janene, Janeen, Janee, Jan, Janean, Janeth, Janetta, Janise, Janna, Janis, Janine, Janey, Jania and Janney are the prominent varying forms of Janka (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other forms, like Jainee, are uncommon. These relations of Janka were at the height of their popularity 9 decades ago (USAGE OF 5.71%) and are now significantly less popular (USAGE 0.48%, 91.6%), with forms like Jean falling out of fashion. Joanna has been the most recognizable form, although Janessa appears to be becoming a favorite too. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gianna, Ivana, Ivanna, Jaina, Jan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jana, Janae, Jane, Janean, Janee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janeen, Janel, Janene, Janessa, Janet in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janeth, Janetta, Janey, Jania, Janice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janie, Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janna, Janney, Jayna, Jayne, Jean in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeni, Jenica, Joan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joana, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Joni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juana, Juanita, Vania in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jane, Joanna, Johanna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Anka, Aranka, Bianka, Blanka, Branka, Danika, Franka, Hanka, Henka, Jacki, Jacky, Jada, Jadra, Jaeda, Jaena, Jaffa, Jaida, Jaima, Jalea, Jama, Jameka, Jamia, Jamika, Janaea, Janah, Janai, Janay, Janaya, Janea, Janeva, Janika, Janita, Jann, Jannae, Jannah, Janne, Janoah, Janora, Janot, Janowa (see Janoah), Jarika, Jaya, Jayda, Jayla, Jazma, Jeana, Jeanna, Jelka, Jena, Jenika, Jenna, Jiana, Jianna, Jina, Jinia, Jona, Jonna, Junia, Kaska, Katka, Lanika, Malka, Manika, Natka, Sarka, Tanika, Taska, Tinka, Valka, Varka and Vavka (see Varvara). These names tend to be more commonly used than Janka.

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