Usage: Jana, of Hebrew origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Jana are in general originating from Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Latvia, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
Variants: For another variant of the name Jana across the world, see Jan.
Meaning: God is gracious
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N.B. Sometimes it happens that another name has the same meaning. There is nothing surprising in this: both names have the same origin or the same numbers of numerology.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 8.
Qualities: Leader, Visionary
Ruling planet: Saturn
Colors: Black, Purple
Gemstones: Ruby, Amethyst
The name Jana is ranked on the 49th position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 7066800 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.097% of the population. The name Jana has four characters. It means that it is relatively short-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Jana for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name day of Jana is 12 November.
History and Origin
Jana is the spelling of several unrelated given names.
- a Slavic short-form for Johanna
- a Catalan and occitan old name
- the Roman goddess Diana, who was often called Jana
- In India however, Jana is a shortform for the Hindu god Janarthanan.
- In Arabic it's a noun which means Earn or Reap, used as a female name, but is pronounced as Jana جنى
- In Albanian short for Jehona which means echo, other short names include Jona, Ana, Hona
Polish and Czech: feminine form of Jan.
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