There are multiple origins and translations for the name Yana:
1. Slavic (Cyrillic Яна) form of the name Jane and interpretation is - "God (Jehovah) is gracious (Hanan)", female equivalent of the Biblical name John.
2. Latin name which actually means - "born in January".
3. Turkic (Tatar яңа) name-giving translation - "new; fresh".
4. Persian (یانا), Armenian (Յանա), Turkic clarification - "heartwarming", see the name Jan.
5. Derivative form of the name Yan.
May also refer to Yana (male name ).