Nana Name Meaning & Origin

Nana

Pronunciation: n/a

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Pronouced Nah-nah - does not sound the same as the the common word for Grandma.

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Japanese word for the number seven

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Nana Akufo-Addo (born 1944), a Ghanaian politician and diplomat
Nana Alexandria (born 1949), a Georgian chess Woman Grandmaster
Nana Ama McBrown, a Ghanaian actress
Nana (1800?-1896), a Chiricahua Apache leader
Nana Arhin Duah (born 1980), a Ghanaian football player
Nana Asma’u (1793–1864), a poet, teacher and a revered figure in northern Nigeria
Nana Attakora (born 1989), a Canadian soccer player
Nana Boateng (born 1977), a Hollywood-based fashion designer
Nana Bryant (1888–1955), an American film actress
Nana Caymmi (born 1941), a Brazilian singer
Nana Chudasama, an eminent jurist, former mayor and Sheriff of Mumbai
Nana Dharmadhikari (1922–2008), an Indian spiritual guru
Nana Djordjadze (born 1948), a Georgian film director and scriptwriter
Nana Effah-Apenteng, the Permanent Representative of Ghana to the United Nations
Nana Eikura (born 1988), a Japanese model and actress
Nana Eshun (born 1969), a Ghanaian football player
Nana Eshun (born 1982), a Ghanaian football player
Nana Fadnavis (1742–1800), an influential minister and statesman of the Maratha Empire during the Peshwa administration in Pune, India
Nana Falemi, a Romanian-Cameroonian soccer player
Nana Gbewonyo (born 1980), a Ghanaian actor
Nana Gualdi (1932–2007), a German singer and actress
Nana Haruta (born 1985), a Japanese manga artist
Nana Hedin (born 1968), a Swedish singer
Nana Ioseliani (born 1962), a Georgian woman chess player
Nana Iwasaka (born 1990), a Japanese volleyball player
Nana Joshi (1926–1987), a cricket player
Nana Katase (born 1981), a Japanese actress
Nana Keum, Miss Korea 2002
Nana Kitade (born 1987), a Japanese J-Rock singer
Nana Konadu (born 1964), a retired Ghanaian boxer
Nana Kuffour (born 1985), a Ghanaian-American soccer player
Nana Meskhidze (1936–1997), a Georgian artist-painter
Nana Miki (born 1976), a dancer and choreographer
Nana Mizuki (born 1980), a Japanese voice actress and singer
Nana Mouskouri (born 1934), a Greek singer
Nana Miyagi (born 1971), a Japanese American tennis player
Nana Natsume (born 1980), a Japanese award-winning former AV idol and celebrity
Nana of Iberia, a 4th-century Georgian queen
Nana Ofori-Twumasi (born 1990), a professional Ghanaian-born English footballer
Nana Olomu, an Itsekiri chief and merchant from the Niger Delta region of southern Nigeria
Nana Osei Bonsu II (born 1939), the regent of the Ashanti Kingdom
Nana Owusu-Nsiah, a Ghanaian diplomat and ambassador
Nana Ozaki, a Japanese gravure idol
Nana Ozaki, a Japanese actress
Nana Palsikar (1907–1984), an Indian film actor
Nana Patekar, an Indian actor and filmmaker
Nana Patil, an Indian independence activist
Nana, a German rapper and DJ
Nana Sahib (born 1824), an Indian leader during the rebellion of 1857
Nana Sir Ofori Atta I (born 1881), a King of Akyem Abuakwa in 1912
Nana Takeda (born 1988), a Japanese figure skater
Nana Tanimura (born 1987), a Japanese pop singer
Naná Vasconcelos (born 1944), a Brazilian Latin jazz percussionist, vocalist and berimbau player
Nana Visitor (born 1957), an American actress
Nana Yamaguchi (born 1938), a Japanese seiyū
Nana Yanagisawa (born 1987), a Japanese actress and fashion model

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Nana Komatsu and Nana Osaki from Ai Yazawa's manga series Nana.
Nana is an important character is an anime named Elfen Lied.

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