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What does Josana mean?

Josana Pronunciation of 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).



VARIANTS Josianna, Josanna

RELATED FORMS VIA JOSEPHINE Joline, Josanne, Josee, Josefa, Josefena, Josefina, Josepha, Josetta, Josey, Josiane, Josianne, Josie, Josy, Jozsa



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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?

Popular related forms of Josana (NOT RANKED) are Joline, Josefa, Josefina, Josepha, Josephine (#91 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Josey and Josie (#192). Other forms, like Josefena, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Josana was more pronounced 108 years ago (AVERAGE #1136) and is now much diminished (#1469, 66.3%), with versions like Josephine becoming less fashionable. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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 sound-alike 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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