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Origin of the name HANA.
Etymology of the name HANA.
Meaning of the baby name HANA.


HANA (חַנָּה).  Variant spelling of Hebrew biblical Hannah (q.v.), meaning "grace," "companion," or "prayers."

HANA.  Czech form of Johanna (q.v.), meaning "Jehovah's gift" or "Jehovah's grace."  Also see Henna.

... He (Jaroslav Kvapil) has translated into Czech several of Ibsen's plays in which his wonderfully talented wife, the celebrated actress Hana Kvapilova, played the leading role. (Czechoslovak Stories, Hrbkova, 1920)

HANA (هناء, حنا‎).  Arabic henna (حنة), hinna (هنا), Persian hina (حَنا), Greek χιννα.  A name that may be rendered "flower" or "queen."  It is the Camphire of Solomon, a sweet-smelling flowering plant of ancient repute as a cosmetic.  Hinna and henna are both words connected with the verb hana, meaning "to be queen." (Year Book of the American Pharmaceutical Association, v.6, 1919).  Also see Hina.  Usage:  Iran, Saudi Arabia.

HANA ().  Japanese name meaning "flower." (The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations, Nuttall, 1901)

Watakusi wa hana wo sukimasu, I like flowers. (An Elementary Grammar of the Japanese Language &c., Baba, 1904)

... He cast a side glance very slyly at Hana, as he bent down to take his shoes off to come in.  The Japanese are clean people and they don't like mud and dirt to be carried in on their shoes... (Hana: a Daughter of Japan, Murai, 1904)


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