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Gender: F Meaning of Nanna: "daring" Origin of Nanna: Scandinavian

Nanna is a name from Norse mythology that is among the Top 30 names in contemporary Denmark. Popular in Norway in the 19th century, Nanna may also be considered a short form of a range of names, from Anna to Johanna to Marianne. As widespread as it is in Scandinavia, though, it's hard to imagine Nanna making a mark as a girl's name in modern day America, given its use as a name for grandmothers.

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Famous People Named Nanna

Nanna Øland Fabricius, Danish singer (Oh Land)
Nanna Bryndís Hilmarsdóttir, Icelandic singer of band Of Monsters and Men
Nanna Lüders Jensen, Danish singer-songwriter
Nanna Jansson, Swedish ice hockey player
Nanna Christiansen, Danish footballer
Nanna Popham "Nan" Britton, mistress of U.S. President Warren Harding and mother of their child

Pop Culture References for the name Nanna

Nanna, Norse goddess, wife of the god Baldr, also known as Nanna Nepsdottir