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


Nana is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Nana thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Nana

Nana is the name of a nymph the Greek mythology and is a short form of Ioanna. In Japan and Georgia it is a girl’s name. In France, Nana is considered a diminutive of the name Anna. In Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia and India, Nana is a boy’s name.

What is the meaning of the name Nana?

The Greek name Nana means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Ioanna). In France, Nana means “grace” and “favor” (from Anna). In Japanese, Nana derived from the lucky number “seven”.

Pronunciation of Nana

Variants of the name Nana


Popularity of the name Nana

The name Nana is ranked #7077 overall.

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