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pinWhat does Janna mean?

Janna /jan-na/ [2 sylls.] 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).


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.

Kreatif forms: Janja, Janta. [more]

pinHow 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. 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. in the 1980s, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janna name in U.S.

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

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%, 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janna, Gianna, Ivanna, Jan, Jana in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janae, Jane, Janel, Janet, Janie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janine, Janis, Jann, Jannie, Jayne in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jeanie, Jeanne, Joana, Joanna, Johanna in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Johnna, Johnnie, Joni, Jonna, Jonnie, Juana in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

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.