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Nana Meaning


What does Nana mean?

The name Nana is of Hawaiin origin.

The meaning of Nana is "name of a spring month, name of a star".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "favor, grace" and Japanese origin, where its meaning is "seven, vegetables or greens".

Nana is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Na-na.

The Given Name Nana

Nana is a diminutive of Ann. See Ann for further details.

Nana appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

A name that will flow off your tongue.

Nana falls into the name categories celestial, season.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Nana Mouskouri.

Nana Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 4,934 in baby name popularity for girls with 27 occurrences. It ranked 4,426 in baby name popularity for boys with 23 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 5,282 in baby name popularity for girls with 25 occurrences. It ranked 5,428 in baby name popularity for boys with 17 occurrences.

View the Nana Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Nana has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Nana to other names.

Nana Related Names

Nana is a diminutive of Ann.

Famous Nanas

  • Nana ~ 1 hurricane, 1 storm
  • Nana Mouskouri ~ Musician

Nana Numerology

What will your new littleNana be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Nana are often lively and flaky but most of all they are read more >>

Nana Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Nana in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Nana.

Just for fun, see the name Nana in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Nana in Nautical Flags page.