What does Jayna mean?
Jayna /jay-na/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Jayna's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Jayna means "God is gracious". Jayna is an alternate spelling of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variation of John. Compare surname Johna.
Jayna has 33 more related forms via Jane: Gianna▲, Ivana, Ivanna▲, Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Jan▼, Jandy, Janean, Janel▼, Janela, Janene, Janet▼, Janeta, Janica, Janina, Janine▼, Janis▼, Janit, Janka, Jannel, Jayne▼, Jaynell, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean▼, Jeanne▼, Jenda, Joan▼, Johanna▼, Juana▼, Vania and Vanya.Kreatif forms: Jayno. [more]
How popular is Jayna?
Jayna is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3382 out of 4276, Top 79%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent related forms of Jayna (not ranked) are Gianna (#95 in 2014), Ivana, Ivanna (#664), Jan, Jana, Janae (#932), Jane (#322), Janel, Janet, Janie, Janine, Janis, Janna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Joan, Joana, Joanna (#327), Johanna (#542), Johnna, Joni and Juana. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5047%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.1299%, down 74.3%), with versions like Janae, Janet, Jeanne, Joan and Johanna becoming somewhat outmoded. Gianna (#95), Ivanna (#664) and Joanna (#327) are three of the more chic baby names among these, and there is a revival in birth name popularity for Joanna. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Jayna and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Jayna is pronounced similarly to Jaena, Janah, Janai, Janay▼, Janea, Jannae, Jannah, Jeana▼, Jeanna▼, Jeena, Jena▼, Jenna▲, Jiana, Jianna, Jina, Johna, Jona and Jonna. Other suggested similar baby names are Dayna▼, Gayna, Jaima, Jama, Jamia, Jann, Janne, Jaya, Jayda▲, Jayla▲, Jayme▼, Rayna and Zayna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jayna.