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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #1055 most popular

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What does the name "Jana" mean?

Jana (Slavic): God is Gracious

The name "Jana" is of Slavic origin and it means "God is Gracious". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 13 other names that are similar to this one.

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Your name in reverse order is "Anaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Njaa". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Jana" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Jana? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 43,623 babies born with the name Jana in the United States. That's more than enough Janas to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1921 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jana" was in 1961 with a total of 1,458 babies. (That's a lot of baby Janas)

According to the 1998 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jana" is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1998. Across the entire United States a total of only 248 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Jana popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Jana in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Jana

Jana Pallaske

Jana Pallaske is an actress/singer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Jana was born in 1979 in Berlin, East Germany.


Yana Gupta

Yana Gupta is a model, actress, and author. Yana was born in 1979 as Jana Synkova in Brno, Czechoslovakia.


Jana Novotna

Jana Novotna is a tennis biography. Jana was born in 1968 in Brno, Czechoslovakia.


Jana Marie Hupp

Jana was born in 1964 in Spokane, Washington, U.S.


Jana Kandarr

Jana was born in 1976.


Past life for Jana born Nov 4, 1998

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Arctic approximately on 1100. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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