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Josana

What does Josana mean?

Josana Pronunciation of Josana [josana] as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Josana is "Jehovah increases". Josana is a version of Josephine (Hebrew).

Variations

Josana has 2 variants: Josanna and Josianna.

14 more related forms via Josephine: Joline, Josanne, Josee, Josefa, Josefena, Josefina, Josepha, Josetta, Josey, Josiane, Josianne, Josie, Josy and Jozsa.

Creative forms:
(female) Jasana, Josaja, ..

(male) Josaja, Josani, ..

Middle name pairings:
Josana Lauren (J.L.), ..

How popular is Josana?

Josana is an unusual first name for females. Josana is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Josana (not ranked) are Joline, Josefa, Josefina, Josepha, Josephine (#131 in recent rankings), Josey and Josie (#251). Other forms, like Josefena, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Josana was more pronounced 105 years ago (average #1136) and is now much diminished (#1483, 69.7%), with versions like Josephine becoming less fashionable. Josie is the most contemporarily stylish baby name in this compilation. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joline, Josefa, Josefina, Josepha, Josephine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josey, Josie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joline, Josephine outside U.S.

Similar Names

Josana is pronounced similarly to Jasenia, Jesenia, Jesenya, Jessana, Jessina and Josina. Other recommended names are Hasana, Hosana, Hosanna, Ioana, Iolana, Jana, Jazan, Jeana, Jeovana, Jesaca (see Jessica), Jiana, Jilana, Joan, Joana, Joane, Joann, Joanna, Jobina, Jobyna, Joeann, Joeanna, Johana, Johanna, Johna, Johnna, Jolan, Jolana, Jolanda, Jolanna, Jolanta, Jolena, Jolina, Jolyna, Jona, Jonina, Jonna, Jordana, Jorjana, Jovana, Jovanna, Jovena, Jovina, Joyann, Joyanna, Juana, Jumana, Moana, Nolana, Oksana, Osana, Roana, Rohana, Romana, Rosana, Rosanna, Rosena, Roshana, Rosina, Rossana, Roxana, Solana, Sosanna, Susana, Yoana and Zorana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Josana.

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