YAH-nah or JAN-ah
International feminine variation of Jan
"God is gracious"

Jana Origin and Meaning

The name Jana is a girl's name of Czech, Latvian origin.

A sweet name with many cross-cultural ties: it's an equivalent of Jane in languages including Czech, Slovak, Dutch, German, Slovene, Catalan, Estonian, and Latvian.

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Famous People Named Jana

  • Jana Rae KramerAmerican actress and country singer
  • Jana PittmanAustralian athlete
  • Jana NovotnaCzech professional tennis player
  • Dragana "Jana" TodorovicSerbian Singer
  • Jana CepelovaSlovakian tennis player
  • Jana Maria MashoneeAmerican singer
  • Jana NejedlyCzech,Canadian tennis player
  • Jana PallaskeGerman actress and singer of Spitting Off Tall Buildings
  • Jana HunterAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Jana LazarevaLatvian rhythmic gymnast
  • Jana Carterdaughter of Billy Carter; niece of Pres. Jimmy Carter; wife of commentator Van Jones (CNN commentator and attorney)
  • Jana Marie Duggareldest daughter of reality TV's Duggar family; twin of brother John,David
  • Jana DefiCzech model, also goes by names "Maria Swan" & "Princessa"

Jana in Pop Culture

  • Jana Cassidycharacter on TV's "The X,Files"
  • Jana Brandnercharacter on German soap "Verbotene Liebe"
  • Janacharacter on TV's "Wolfblood"
  • Jana Whitakercharacter in the Internet Girls series by Lauren Myracle
  • Janacharacter on TV's "Containment"
  • Jana Hawkes Fishercharacter on American soap opera The Young and the Restless
  • "Jana of the Jungle" animated series and its main character