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Sanna

What does Sanna mean?

Sanna Pronunciation of Sanna [san-na] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Sanna is "lily". Short form of Susanna. Used as an independent name in Scandinavia.

Associated with: lily (flower).

Variations

Sanna has 2 variants: Sana and Zanna.

Affiliated girl names: Susan and Susannah.

4 more related forms via Susanna: Suezanna, Susana, Susann and Suzanna.

Creative forms:
(female) Salna, Suna, ..

(male) Sanne, Sansan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sanna Acacia (S.A.), ..

How popular is Sanna?

Sanna is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#32609 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sanna reached its apex position of #47 in Sweden in 1998, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sanna name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Sanna are Susan (#929 in recent rankings), Susanna (#1271), Sana (#1659), Susana (#1702), Suzanna, Susannah and Susann. These forms of Sanna were popular as baby names 65 years ago (median #1197) and are now significantly less conventional (#1695, 99% less usage).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sana, Susan, Susana, Susann, Susanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Susannah, Suzanna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Sanna is pronounced similarly to Cianna, Cinny, Sannah, Sannie, Seanna, Sena, Siana, Siena, Signa, Sinnie, Sinny, Sohnia, Sonia, Sonja, Sonya, Suanny, Swanny, Zahna, Zana, Zayna, Zeena, Zena, Zenia, Zina and Zinya. Other recommended names are Canna, Danna, Eanna, Hanna, Ianna, Janna, Lanna, Nanna, Ranna, Samia, Samma, Samya, San, Sanda, Santa, Shaena, Shaina, Shana, Shanea, Shania, Shanna, Shannae, Shannah, Shannea, Shauna, Shaunna, Shawna, Shawnna, Shayna, Shena, Shianna, Shona, Shonna, Shuna, Shyanna, Vanna, Wanna and Yanna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sanna.

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