Name Janna Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Janna


Janna is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Janna?

Janna is an English, German, Frisian, Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Polish and Russian short variant of the name Johanna, which derived from the Hebrew name Johannes (see John). Janna is also a feminine form of the boy’s name Jan, which derived from Johannes as well. Besides, Janna is a short form of Marianna and a name of Arabic origin.

What does the name Janna mean?

Janna means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious). Besides, Janna means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “wished for child” and “grace”, “favor” (from Marianna). In Arabic, Janna has the meaning “paradise” and “garden”.

Pronunciation of Janna

Variants of the name Janna

Yanna Jannah

Popularity of the name Janna

The name Janna is ranked #2795 overall.

Janna in the Top 50 Names

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