US Popularity:2239
Other Origin(s):Roman
Meaning:God is gracious; Showed favor
Jana is a feminine title from the Hebrew name Yehochanan meaning “God is gracious.” This elegant, two-syllable name is the female equivalent of John as well as the Hebrew name Hannah, which means “showed favor.” In Roman mythology, Jana is an ancient moon goddess and the wife of Janus. Some scholars have speculated that Janus and Jana were worshipped as Apollo and Diana, the sun and moon deities. Jana has the same eloquence as Jane while maintaining a unique and ethereal aura. Whether you wish to call on the moon's powerful energy or celebrate your faith with baby, Jana is a lovely title steeped in beauty and grace.

Famous People Named Jana

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  • Jana Novotna
    Tennis Player

Jana Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Jana is currently #1114 on The Bump
Girl:Jana is currently #501 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Jana is currently #2239 in U.S. births
Girl:Jana is currently #866 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 94
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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