Sanskrit Name Vana (Sanskrit वन) literally means forest or cluster of plants. Vana also means water, fountain or spring.
Reference of Vana is found in Ramayan where this word refers to forest, grove, wood, thicket or cluster. Van or Vana, giving rise to terms like Vana Parva (the Episode of Forest) in the epic Ramayana.
Mention of Vana is also found in Riga Veda where this word is used for a single tree. This name also founds reference in Kathasaritsagar (कथासरित्सागर) in which Vana refers to plenty of something or abundance.
Vana is also found to be mentioned in writings of lexicographers like Halayudh and Hemchandra where Vana signifies spring season or a fountain of water.
As it is shown in the graph above, Vana is a popular name in the USA. Vana is in trend since 1915 and till the year 2013, Vana is used by 10 - 25 people per year as the name of their children. Vana is a bit popular in India. Vana is used by less people in India as the name of their children.
Vana is a short and unique name with some mythological significance.
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