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Gender: Female Origin of Yana: Slavic variation of Jana Meaning of Jana: Czech, feminine variation of Jan

The name Yana is a girl's name of Slavic origin. Yana and is often added to lists like Russian Baby Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Alphabetical This-or-That (Girls)".

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A Slavic classic, as common as Jane or Joan here.

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Famous People Named Yana

Yana Gupta, Czech-Indian actress
Yana Gorbulsky, American designer (Supayana)
Yana Toboso, Japanese manga artist
Yana Klochkova, Ukrainian Olympic swimmer
Yana Van Ginneken, model
Yana Egorian, Russian fencer
Yana Kudryavtseva, Russian rhythmic gymnast and Olympic silver medalist

Pop Culture References for the name Yana

Professor Yana, an alias used by The Master in the TV show Doctor Who