Jana जान, जन

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  • 2 syllables and 4 letters
  • pronounced as jana
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) जान, जन

Jana meaning: Common person

Jana name meaning

Literal meaning of Jana:

Jana is an ancient word of Sanskrit origin which means a common person, man or living being. Jana also refers to generating.

Intended meaning of Jana:

Mention of Jana is found in Riga Veda (ऋग् वेद) where this word denotes creature, living being, man person or race.
Reference of Jana is also found in the Epic Mahabharata (महाभारत) in which Jana refers to people or subjects. This word is also mentioned in the Epic Kiratarjuniya (किरातार्जुनीय) where Jana means a common person.
Jana is also found to be mentioned in Ramayan (रामायण), Harivansh (हरिवंश) and Kavyaadarsh (काव्यादर्श) with meanings similar as man or people.

Popularity of Jana

US Popularity Trend for Jana

As it is shown in the graph above Jana is a highly popular name in the USA. Jana is in trend since 1921. Till the year 2013 this name is used by 200 - 1000 people per year as the name of their babies. Name Jana is Popular in the USA, because it is from different origins too. Jana is a popular name in India also. Here, Jana is used by some 700 people as per social media records.

Jana is a short and stylish name. Jana also has a nice meaning attached to it. But it has multiple origin, so very confusing to identify.

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