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Gender: Female Meaning of Nana: "spring" Origin of Nana: Diminutive of Anna and Nancy; also Hawaiian

The name Nana is a girl's name of Hawaiian origin meaning "spring". Nana and is often added to lists like Crazy Nicknames for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven/Hell/Purgatory - Georgian Names (Girls)".

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The dog in Peter Pan and another name for Grandma. Isaac Hayes used it for his son, but we wouldn't advise that.

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Famous People Named Nana

Nana, nickname of South Korean dancer, singer and rapper, active in boy band NCT; Na Jaemin.
Nana Meriwether, Miss USA 2012
Nana Komatsu, Japanese fashion model and actress
Nana Okada, Japanese idol singer from girl group AKB48
Nana Caymmi, Brazilian singer and daughter of composer Dorival Caymmi
Nana Visitor, American actress
Nana Mizuki, Japanese voice actress and singer
Nana, stage name of Im Jin-ah, a South Korean singer and member of girls group Orange Caramel and After School.

Pop Culture References for the name Nana

Nana Habutae from Magical Girl Raising Project
Nana Osaki and Nana Komatsu, characters in the manga/anime "NANA"
Nana and Popped, character in the "Ice Climbers" video game series
Nana Habutae from Magical Girl Raising Project
Nana, mother in manga and anime "Katekyo Hitman Reborn!'"
Japanese for "seven."
Nana, name of the bat Anima/female protagonist in the manga series Anima+
Hannah "Nana" Weaver, character in film "Crazy, Stupid, Love"
Nana, St. Bernard dog in Disney's 1953 animated film "Peter Pan"; the nursemaid of the Darling children