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See also: vanna, vannā, and vaṇṇa


Etymology 1[edit]

From Slavic Vanna, from Ivana (Ѝвана) and Ivanna (Ива́нна), ultimately from Koine Greek Ἰωάννα (Iōánna), from Hebrew יוֹחָנָה(Yôḥānāh, literally God is gracious), the feminized form of יְהוֹחָנָן(Yəhōḥānān) which produced John and its many doublets.

Doublet of Ivanka, Jan, Janelle, Janet, Janey, Janine, Jeanette, Jeanie, Jeannette, Jeannine, Jen, Jenna, Jenny, Jessie, Jo, Jody, Juanita, Shanae, and Sinead.

Proper noun[edit]

Vanna (plural Vannas)

  1. A female given name from the Slavic languages

Etymology 2[edit]

Italian Vanna.

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Vanna (plural Vannas)

  1. A surname from Italian.