Jana

Jana - A very unique female name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jana appeared on the charts for the first time in 1937 on position #1628. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jana and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jana? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jana. The baby girl name Jana was given to 194 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1019 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,285 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jana peaked in popularity 40 years ago in 1979 on position 226.



Famous with this name

Jana Vance
Jana Kramer
Jana Pallaske


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Jana is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jana is currently topping the baby name charts in Michigan at position #580 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,136.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jana is where you live.


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Jana origin and meaning

Jana is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Jana, pop culture references for the name Jana and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jana

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jana, sorted by popularity.

Joan / Jean / Jane / Jamie / Jasmine / Joanne / June / Jeanne / Joann / Jenna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121019
20111119
2010992
20091093
20081141
20071126
20061061
2005999
2004970
20031060
2002882
2001945
2000922
1999893
1998827
1997899
1996902
1995763
1994778
1993691
1992683
1991589
1990546
1989484
1988445
1987394
1986348
1985335
1984312
1983305
1982284
1981260
1980243
1979226
1978248
1977259
1976287
1975292
1974296
1973290
1972292
1971289
1970283
1969281
1968267
1967255
1966248
1965258
1964251
1963240
1962239
1961227
1960297
1959296
1958294
1957316
1956305
1955296
1954289
1953321
1952371
1951429
1950468
1949462
1948469
1947570
1946600
1945659
1944673
1943626
1942621
19411009
19401495
19391497
19381652
19371628

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Michigan580
Indiana626
Minnesota673
North Carolina684
Wisconsin736
New York741
Oklahoma756
New Jersey849
Ohio872
Virginia941
Tennessee976
Washington998
Illinois1012
Pennsylvania1041
Florida1083
Texas1133
California1136

Even more about Jana


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jana a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jana?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1979
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jana
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 7,285
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1937
2012 births +194

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