Meaning and name origin
Janna \j(an)-na\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Janna), is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Janna is "God is gracious". Janna is a variant of Jan (Hebrew): feminine of John. Also a variant of Jana (Hebrew): feminine of John; Slavic variant of Jane. Janna is also used as a variant of Johnna (Hebrew).
Janna has 30 variant forms: 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, Jonnie.
Janna is a very popular first name for females (#895 out of 4276, Top 21%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Janna for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Janna and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jane (#322), Joanna (#327), Janae (#932), Jonnie, Jonna, Jan, Jana, Johnna, Joni, Johnnie, Jayna, Jannie, Jeanie, Joana, Janna and Janie. (2014 statistics).
Janna is also pronounced similarly to Genna, Gianna, Ginna, Jaena, Jaina, Janaea, Janai, Janay, Janaya, Janea, Jannae, Janoah, Janowa, Jayni, 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, Jaine, Jama, Jamia, Janina, Janka, Jann, Janne, Jayne, Jeanne, Jenn, Jenne, Joann, Joanne, Johanna, Juana, Lanna, Nanna, Ranna, Sanna, Vanna, Wanna, Yanna and Zanna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Janna.