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Yana

What does Yana mean?

Yana Pronunciation of Yana [yana] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Yana means "God is gracious". Yana is an alternate form of Yoana (Hebrew): form of Joanna.

Associated with: gracious.

Variations

Yana has 4 variants: Yanna, Yoanah, Yoanna and Yoannah.

Creative forms:
(female) Yane, Yania, ..

(male) Yany, Yasa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yana Kaia (Y.K.), ..

How popular is Yana?

Yana is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#132259 out of 150436, Top 88%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Yana entered the list in 2015 and reached its top position of #1979 in the U.S. then. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only other popular alternative form of Yana (#1979 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000 is Yoana. Other variants, like Yanna, are seldom used. These relations of Yana were favored by parents today (average #1989).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yana, Yoana in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yana and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Yana is alike in pronunciation to Aanya, Aenya, Anna, Annah, Anni, Anny, Ayanna, Eena, Enaya, Ennya, Iana, Ianna, Inaya, Inya, Ioanah, Iona, Ionia, Juana, Oni, Oonah, Una, Unah, Wina, Yionna and Yona. Other recommended names are Adana, Avana, Byna, Dana, Deana, Dhana, Dina, Dwana, Faina, Fauna, Gana, Gayna, Gena, Hajna, Hana, Ilana, Ivana, Jana, Joana, Jona, Kena, Lana, Leana, Liana, Lona, Luna, Moana, Nana, Rana, Rayna, Ryana, Sana, Seana, Sina, Tahna, Taina, Tana, Tina, Vana, Vyna, Yaira, Yalena, Yann, Yara, Yaryna, Ysanna, Yuma, Zaina, Zana and Zina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Yana.

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