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Janna is a name that looks more exotic than it truly is. Though it may have a very modern spelling, it is actually quite an old name. Read on to learn more about this traditional name.

Meaning of the name Janna:

Hebrew: God is gracious

Origin of the name Janna:

Janna is a name of Hebrew origin that means “God is gracious”.

Symbolism of the name Janna:

Janna symbolizes a family's joy that they were given a healthy baby girl.

Style of the name Janna:


Gender of the name Janna:

Janna is almost exclusively used as a name for a baby girl.

Pronunciation of the name Janna:


Number of syllables in the name Janna:


Emotion evoked from the name Janna:

Janna typically evokes happy emotions, ranging from the joy of seeing a new baby girl to the wistfulness of remembering the past.

Alternative spellings for the name Janna:

Nicknames for the name Janna:

  • Jan
  • Janny

Popularity of the name Janna:

According to the Social Security Administration, Janna last ranked as one of the one thousand most popular baby names in the United States in 1992 as the 961st most popular baby name. It peaked in popularity in 1979.

Related names for the name Janna:

Great middle names for Janna and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Janna:

  • Janna Allen (American songwriter)
  • Janna (Finnish singer)
  • Janna Michaels (American child actress)

Jannas in popular culture:

  • Janna (main character in The Janna Mysteries)
  • Janna (main character in the German TV series Janna)