Jana

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of names ending with -iana, -jana, -jaana [1]

2) Female form of Jan [1] [2] [3]

3) Swedish form of Jane (2) [1]

4) Variant form of Janna [4]

5) Short form of Johana (see Johanna) [2]

6) Slavic form of Johanna [2]

Related Names

Jaana
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Jaani
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Greenlandic
Jana
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Jane
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Jâne
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Greenlandic
Jani
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Janie
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Yana
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Jane, Janina, Janita, Janka, Janna, Jansine, Jansý

Grammar

Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Jana
Accusative: Jönu
Dative: Jönu
Genitive: Jönu
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Jana
Accusative: Janu
Dative: Janu
Genitive: Janu

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1787 [1] [3]
Norway: 18th century [2]

Strongest Period of Usage

Sweden: 1970-1989 [3]

Predominant Regional Usage

Norway: Hordaland, Nord-Noreg [2]

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
963 1174 4 6
Norway Norway[6]
402 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
333 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 558 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Jana(f) Sources: [5][7][6][8]

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi