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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 jolly, the fun side!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Anaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aanj". 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 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jana" is not a popular baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 22 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1964. Across the entire United States a total of 1,226 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 north east? 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 Feb 28, 1935

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 Mexico approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.