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What does Zana mean?

Zana Pronunciation of Zana [zana] as a girls' name has its roots in Hebrew and Greek, and the name Zana means "lily". Zana is an alternate form of Susannah (Hebrew). Zana is also a variant of Zaina (Greek): version of Xenia. Zana is also used as a form of Zanna (Hebrew).

Associated with: greek, lily (flower).


Zana has 7 variants: Sanna, Sannah, Zahna, Zannie, Zayna, Zaynah and Zenia.

6 more relations via Susannah, Zaina, Zanna: Shanna, Susana, Suzana, Zanne, Zuzana and Zuzanna.

Creative forms:
(female) Zeana, Zinna, ..

(male) Zanas, Zano, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zana Della (Z.D.), ..

How popular is Zana?

Zana is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#4183 out of 4276, Top 98%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#102173 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Zana reached its highest position of #805 in the U.S. in 1994, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Zana appearing in the Top 2000 are Sanna, Shanna, Susana (#1702 in recent rankings), Susannah, Zaina (#1862) and Zuzanna. Other variants, like Zayna, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Zana reached its most widespread in the 1980s (adoption of 0.1%) and is now much lower, with versions like Shanna becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zana, Shanna, Susana, Susannah, Zaina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Zana is alike in pronunciation to Ciana, Cianna, Cyanea, Sana, Sanny, Siana, Sianna, Siena, Signa, Sonia, Sonja, Xena, Xeni, Xenia, Zeenia, Zeenya, Zena, Zenna, Zenya, Zinia, Zinnia, Zona, Zonia, Zuni and Zyna. Other recommended names are Adana, Aina, Anna, Bina, Byna, Canna, Chana, Daina, Dana, Dawna, Diana, Elna, Etana, Fawna, Gana, Hana, Iana, Jana, Janna, Juana, Kina, Lana, Luna, Mena, Nana, Orna, Rana, Rena, Rina, Rona, Ryana, Shana, Tahna, Tana, Tena, Tina, Vana, Yana, Yna, Yona, Zada, Zanda, Zara, Zea, Zhanae, Zhane, Zin, Zita, Zuba and Zuma. These names tend to be less frequently used than Zana.

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