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Janna (girl)

What does Janna mean?

Janna Pronunciation of Janna [jan-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 an alternate spelling 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).

Associated with: gracious.

Variations

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 52 more alternative forms via Jan, Jana, Jane, Johnna: Giana, Gianina, Gianna, Ivana, Ivanka, Ivanna, Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Janceena, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janeen, Janel, Janela, Janelba, Janella, Janene, Janessa, Janet, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janica, Janice, Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise, Janit, Janka, Jann, Jannalee, Janne, Jannel, Jayne, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean, Jeanne, Jenda, Jenica, Jensina, Joan, Johanna, Jonita, Jovanna, Juana, Juanita, Vania and Vanya.

Creative forms:
(female) Janja, Jeona, ..

(male) Jannam, Janni, ..

Middle name pairings:
Janna Judith (J.J.), ..

How popular is Janna?

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. Demographics)

Janna was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #554 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Janna listed in the Top 2000 are Giana (#880 via latest list), Gianna (#96), Ivana (#1301), Ivanna (#614), Jaina (#1836), Jan, Jana (#1011), Janae (#1003), Jane (#288), Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janene, Janessa (#721), Janet (#1487), Janeth, Janetta, Janey, Jania, Janice (#1238), Janie (#1396), Janina, Janine, Janis, Janise, Jann, Jannah, Janney, Jannie, Jayna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeni, Jenica, Joan (#1990), Joana, Joanna (#306), Johanna (#541), Johna, Johnna, Johnnie, Joni, Jonna, Jonnie, Jovanna, Juana (#1915), Juanita and Vania. Adoption of these relations of Janna reached its peak 9 decades ago (usage of 5.79%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.49%, 91.5%), with versions such as Johnnie becoming less trendy. Joanna is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Gianna is currently more frequently used.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janna, Giana, Gianna, Ivana, Ivanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaina, Jan, Jana, Janae, Jane in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janessa, Janet, Janeth, Janetta, Janey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jania, Janice, Janie, Janina, Janine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janis, Janise, Jann, Jannah, Janney in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jannie, Jayna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joanna, Johanna, Johna, Johnna, Johnnie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joni, Jonna, Jonnie, Jovanna, Juana in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Janna is alike in pronunciation to Gena, Genna, Genni, Geonna, Ginia, Ginni, Ginya, Gionna, Janai, Jenai, Jenee, Jennae, Jennay, Jennaya, Jennee, Jenny, Jiana, Jinae, Jinni, Jinnie, Jinny, Joanie, Joeanna, Jona and Junia. Other suggested similar names are Alanna, Anna, Canna, Cianna, Daena, Danna, Dawna, Dayna, Dyanna, Eanna, Fawna, Flanna, Gana, Hana, Hanna, Hinna, Ianna, Jaima, Jama, Jamia, Janeva, Jannina, Janot, Jaya, Jenn, Jenne, Joann, Joanne, Jonina, Kianna, Lanna, Linna, Luanna, Nanna, Rana, Ranna, Roanna, Ronna, Ryanna, Sana, Sanna, Tahna, Teanna, Tianna, Vanna, Wanna, Yanna, Zaina, Zanna and Zoanna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janna.

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