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A Non-Quranic Name for Girls

How to pronounce Yana

YArn + NAp

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Original Spellingیانا
How to write Yana in the original language, such as Arabic or Persian
Alternate spellings of YanaYaana
All of the above spellings are acceptable for this name. You may also create your own spelling.

This is NOT a Quranic name, but Muslims can use it since it has a good or neutral meaning.

Meaning of Yana

Yana is a Persian name for girls that means “doer of good deeds”, “doer of good toward others”. It is from Avestan, an ancient language of Persia.

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Sunday 21st of February 2016 07:33:28 PM

    Most beautiful of all the female names to exist.
    And her meaning is to be good and to do good. What is better. There is none more good than Yana.

  2. on Thursday 28th of April 2016 12:04:20 PM

    what a beautiful name, meaning doer of good deeds and also God’s gracious gift 🙂

  3. on Thursday 28th of April 2016 12:05:41 PM

    My name is Yana and it mean’s God’s gift. What a sweet name gifted to me by my wonderful parents

  4. on Thursday 28th of April 2016 02:36:17 PM

    beautiful name <3 <3 <3 and the meaning is lovely too. God's gracious gift and the Persian meaning is good too

  5. on Thursday 28th of April 2016 02:37:17 PM

    How lovely, if I have a daughter, inshaAllah I will name her Yana 🙂

  6. on Friday 2nd of February 2018 08:56:23 AM

    My name is yeana..though it doesn’t match with the following name ..

  7. on Saturday 12th of May 2018 07:40:37 PM

    My name is yana and I sorta dislike it because there is no nickname I can be called that is cute but other than that I like the simplicity

  8. on Tuesday 15th of May 2018 03:27:08 AM


    A female given name. A romanization of the Bulgarian or Russian name Яна (Jána).
    A river in Sakha (Yakutia), Russia that rises near Verkhoyansk and flows into the Yana Bay of the Laptev Sea.
    A member of a North American Indian people who once resided in the eastern portion of the upper Sacramento River valley in California.
    The now extinct Hokan language of the Yana, best known for a systematic differentiation between men’s and women’s speech.

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