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What does Jania mean?

Jania Pronunciation of Jania as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Jania is "God is gracious". Jania is a variant form of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variation of John.




VARIANTS Jonie, Joni, Johnna, Joanna, Joana, Jinna, Jenie, Jeni, Jeanie, Jayna, Jany, Janny, Janney, Janna, Janie, Janey, Janee, Janaye, Janae, Jana

RELATED FORMS VIA JANE Gianina, Gianna, Ivana, Ivanka, Ivanna, Jaina, Jaine, Jainee, Jan, Jandy, Janean, Janeane, Janeen, Janel, Janela, Janelba, Janella, Janene, Janerita, Janessa, Janet, Janeta, Janeth, Janetta, Janica, Janice, Janina, Janine, Janique, Janis, Janise, Janit, Janka, Jannel, Jayne, Jayni, Jaynie, Jean, Jeanne, Jenda, Jenica, Jensina, Joan, Johanna, Juana, Juanita, Vania, Vanya

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How popular is Jania?

Jania is a rare first name for females but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#103706 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Jania entered the list in 1999 and reached its apex rank of #1186 in the U.S. in 2005, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Gianna (#80 FROM RECENT DATA), Joanna (#212), Jane (#291), Johanna (#536), Ivanna (#566), Janessa (#978), Jana (#984), Ivana (#1187), Janae (#1193), Janet (#1412), Janice (#1433), Janie (#1691), Juana (#1692), Joan (#1727), Janney, Joana, Jenica, Jeni, Jeanne, Jeanie, Johnna, Joni, Juanita, Jean, Jayne, Jayna, Janina, Janna, Janel, Ivanka, Jaina, Jan, Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janene, Janise, Janeth, Janetta, Janey, Janine, Janis and Vania are the prominent alternative forms of Jania. Other variants, like Janique, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Jania was widespread among parents 88 years ago (AVERAGE #1352) and is now significantly lower (#1681, 89% LESS USAGE), with versions such as Jeanne becoming somewhat outmoded. Ivanna, Gianna and Ivana are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jania, Gianna, Ivana, Ivanka, Ivanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaina, Jan, Jana, Janae, Jane in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janean, Janee, Janeen, Janel, Janene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janessa, Janet, Janeth, Janetta, Janey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janice, Janie, Janina, Janine, Janis in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janise, Janna, Janney, Jayna, Jayne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeni, Jenica in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joan, Joana, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joni, Juana, Juanita, Vania in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jane, Joanna, Johanna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jania is pronounced similarly to Genia, Genna, Ginna, Ginya, Janah, Janaya, Janea, Jannah, Janowa, Jeanee, Jeanna, Jenay, Jenni, Jenny, Jianna, Johna, Jona, Jonee, Jonnae, Jonni, Jonnie, Joyanna, Junae, Juneau and Junia. Other recommended sound-alike names are Avania, Basia, Candia, Chania, Damia, Dania, Daria, Fania, Faunia, Hania, Henia, Idania, Ionia, Jacie, Jaffa, Jaima, Jakiya, Jalea, Jalin, Jalisa, Jama, Jami, Jamia, Jamie, Janika, Janita, Jann, Janne, Jannis, Janot, Jarica, Jasenia, Jaya, Kadia, Latia, Naia, Nakia, Nania, Orania, Pania, Pazia, Rania, Safia, Shania, Talia, Tania, Tanzia, Umnia, Zenia and Zonia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jania.

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