What does Jayna mean?
Jayna /jay-na/ as a girls' name. Jayna's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Jayna means "God is gracious". Jayna is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -yna, of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variation of John.
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 recent rankings), 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 relations of Jayna were favored by parents during the years 1950-1959 (adoption of 0.5%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.13%, 74.3% less), with versions like Janae, Janet, Jeanne, Joan and Johanna becoming somewhat outmoded. Gianna, Ivanna and Joanna 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 Genna, Giana▲, Ginna, Jaena, Janai, Janais, Janea, Jannae, Jannah, Janoah, Janowa, Jeanae, Jeanna▼, Jena▼, Jenna▲, Jennah, Jenni, Jianna, Jinia, Jinnea, Jinni, Johna, Jonna, Jonnae and Joyanna. Other suggested similar baby names are Bryna, Dayna▼, Duayna, Gayna, Hana▼, Jadyn▼, Jaima, Jalea, Jama, Jamia, Jann, Janne, Jaya, Jayda▲, Jayla▲, Jayme▼, Nadyna, Nyna, Rayna, Reyna▲, Shayna▼, Vana, Zanna, Zayna and Zyna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Jayna.