Zana

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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
174
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Zana

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from India, the name Zana is of Unknown origin and means "Quick".
  • A submission from Kazakhstan says the name Zana means "Meaning "informed, smart"" and is of Kurdish origin.
  • A submission from Texas, United States says the name Zana means "It means "Beautiful Gift From God"" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from Norway, the name Zana is of Albanian origin and means "It means mountein fairy or mountein guardien".
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Zana is of Unknown origin and means "Love".
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Wiktionary

From Lombardic *zainjā (“basket”). Cognate with zaino.

  1. basket (shallow, oval)

Notable Persons Named Zana

Zana Marjanovic is an actress. Their most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Zana was born on May 31st, 1983 in Sarajevo.

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Zana Muhsen is an author. Zana was born in 1965 in Birmingham.

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Zana Nimani is a new wave music, synthpop, and pop rock singing. She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 1976 to 1986. Zana was born in 1961 in Belgrade.

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Zana Briski is a photographer, filmmaker, and filmmaking. Zana was born on October 25th, 1966 in London, England, UK.

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Zana was born in 1984.

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Zana Allée is a soccer player for the AC Ajaccio, Stade Rennais F.C., AJ Auxerre, France national under-16 football team, and France national under-18 football team. Zana was born on March 1st, 1994 in Dohuk.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Zana

Leyla Zana is a Member of the Grand National Assembly and Grand National Assembly of Turkey. Leyla was born on May 3rd, 1961 in Silvan, Diyarbakır.

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Mehdi was born in 1940. He breathed his last breath in 1940.

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Elias Zana is a soccer player for the Hapoel Hadera F.C., Maccabi Netanya F.C., and Hapoel Daliyat al-Karmel F.C. Elias was born on December 30th, 1990 in Hadera.

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Eric Zana is a rugby player. Eric was born on March 25th, 1987 in George, South Africa.

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Yossi Zana is a soccer player for the Maccabi Netanya F.C., Beitar Jerusalem F.C., Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C., Bnei Yehuda Tel Aviv F.C., Maccabi Yavne F.C., and Israel national football team. Yossi was born on July 15th, 1957 in Hadera.

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Norbert Zana is an athlete for the Vecsési FC.

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How popular is the baby name Zana in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 5 5 0
1884 6 6 0
1888 9 9 0
1890 5 5 0
1892 8 8 0
1894 6 6 0
1896 5 5 0
1898 6 6 0
1901 5 5 0
1905 6 6 0
1907 6 6 0
1908 8 8 0
1911 5 5 0
1912 10 10 0
1913 7 7 0
1914 6 6 0
1915 9 9 0
1916 11 11 0
1917 10 10 0
1918 22 22 0
1919 14 14 0
1920 14 14 0
1921 22 22 0
1922 7 7 0
1923 17 17 0
1924 13 13 0
1925 16 16 0
1926 18 18 0
1927 16 16 0
1928 16 16 0
1929 6 6 0
1930 7 7 0
1931 13 13 0
1932 16 16 0
1933 11 11 0
1934 13 13 0
1935 8 8 0
1936 16 16 0
1937 15 15 0
1938 15 15 0
1939 8 8 0
1940 18 18 0
1941 10 10 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 13 13 0
1944 13 13 0
1945 14 14 0
1946 17 17 0
1947 17 17 0
1948 11 11 0
1949 17 17 0
1950 20 20 0
1951 22 22 0
1952 20 20 0
1953 14 14 0
1954 29 29 0
1955 20 20 0
1956 11 11 0
1957 21 21 0
1958 13 13 0
1959 17 17 0
1960 20 20 0
1961 10 10 0
1962 9 9 0
1963 18 18 0
1964 23 23 0
1965 18 18 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 13 13 0
1968 12 12 0
1969 10 10 0
1970 5 5 0
1971 16 16 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 12 12 0
1975 8 8 0
1976 11 11 0
1977 10 10 0
1978 8 8 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 9 9 0
1981 7 7 0
1982 11 11 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 8 8 0
1985 11 11 0
1986 14 14 0
1987 9 9 0
1988 20 20 0
1989 14 14 0
1990 10 10 0
1991 14 14 0
1992 12 12 0
1993 37 37 0
1994 252 252 0
1995 76 76 0
1996 51 51 0
1997 45 45 0
1998 28 28 0
1999 31 31 0
2000 26 26 0
2001 26 26 0
2002 28 28 0
2003 23 23 0
2004 33 33 0
2005 34 34 0
2006 24 24 0
2007 28 28 0
2008 23 23 0
2009 27 27 0
2010 22 22 0
2011 17 17 0
2012 25 25 0
2013 18 18 0
2014 15 15 0
2015 22 22 0
2016 31 31 0
2017 18 18 0

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Popularity of Zana as a first name

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Popularity of Zana as a last name

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Common last names for Zana

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Zana U.S.
  White 72.41% 64.26%
  African American 3.45% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 21.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Zana

People with the last name Zana are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Zana

  • How Popular is the name Zana? Zana is the 6,553rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Zana was the 103,181st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Zana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,108 babies born with the first name Zana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zana to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zana is Sunday, January 10th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Zana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zana was in 1994 with a total of 252 babies.
  • Random Zana Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zana is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Zana: Your name in reverse order is Anaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Znaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Zana? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 174 people with the last name Zana.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Zana? Zana is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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