What does Janna mean?
Janna \j(an)-na\ as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Janna) is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Janna is "God is gracious". Janna is a variation of Jan (Hebrew): feminine of John. Janna is also a variant of Jana (Hebrew). Janna is also used as a form of Jane (Hebrew) and Johnna (Hebrew).
Janna▼ has 30 variants: Janae▼, Janah, Janaye, Janee, Janey, Jania, Janie▼, Jannah, Janney, Jannie▼, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jeanie▼, Jeni, Jenie, Jinna, Joana▼, Joanna, Johna, Johnnae, Johnnie▼, Jonae, Jonay, Joni▼, Jonie, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonni and Jonnie▼.
Janna▼ has 29 more alternative forms via Jan, Jana, Jane, Johnna: Gianna, Ivanna, Jaina, Jaine, Jandy, Janean, Janel▼, Janela, Janene, Janet▼, Janeta, Janica, Janina, Janine▼, Janis▼, Janit, Janka, Jann, Janne, Jannel, Jayne▼, Jayni, Jeanne▼, Jenda, Johanna▼, Jovanna, Juana▼, Vania and Vanya.
Janna is a very popular first name for females (#895 out of 4276, Top 21%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Janna for girls. Janna was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its top rank of #591 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Janna and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Janna listed in the Top 1000 are Gianna (#95 a year ago), Ivanna (#664), Jan, Jana, Janae (#932), Jane (#322), Janel, Janet, Janie, Janine, Janis, Jann, Jannie, Jayne, Jeanie, Jeanne, Joana, Joanna (#327), Johanna (#542), Johnna, Johnnie, Joni, Jonna, Jonnie and Juana. Adoption of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4299%) and is now much less (usage 0.1199%, down 72.1%), with versions such as Janae, Janet, Jeanne, Joana and Johanna becoming somewhat dated. Gianna (#95), Ivanna (#664) and Joanna (#327) are three of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this list, with Joanna having a revival in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Janna▼ is alike in pronunciation to Genna, Ginna, Jaena, Janaea, Janai, Janay▼, Janaya, Janea, Jannae, Janoah, Janowa, Jeana▼, Jeanna▼, Jeena, Jena▼, Jenna, Jennae, Jennah, Jennay, Jenni, Jenny▼, Jiana, Jianna, Jina, Jinia, Jinnea, Jinni, Jinny, Joeanna, Jona, Joyanna and Junia. Other suggested similar baby names are Canna, Danna, Eanna, Hanna▼, Ianna, Jaima, Jama, Jamia, Jenn, Jenne, Joann▼, Joanne▼, Lanna, Nanna, Ranna, Sanna, Vanna, Wanna, Yanna and Zanna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janna.