Name Janna

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Janna

Janna is a ♀ female name.

Origin of 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 as well derived from Johannes. Besides, Janna is a short form of Marianna and a name of Arabic origin.

Meaning of Janna

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

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Janna in the categories

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Name Statistic: Janna is ranked #2917 overall ↑ 38

  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 1299 ↑ 9
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 1445 ↑ 27
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 1750 ↓ -45
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 2140 ↓ -34
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2432 ↓↓ -453
  • 🇫🇷 France: 2642 ↓↓ -148
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 2790 ↑↑ 566
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 2810 ↓↓ -227
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 3031 ↑ 67
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3349 ↓↓ -379
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 4459 ↓↓ -210
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 4515 ↓↓ -361
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 6402 ↓↓ -652
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 6477 ↑ 37
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 7527 ↑ 6
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 7535 ↑↑ 2465
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 7557 ↓↓ -186
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 7706 ↑↑ 764
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 9560 ↓↓ -120

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Name Janna

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