Adna

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Bosnian
(AHD-nah)

The name is a short form of Adnana, a Bosnian feminine form of Adnan.

As of 2010, Adna was the 8th most popular female name in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Though Adnan itself is of Arabic origins, its feminine forms are specifically Bosnian in origin.

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Adnan

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Arabic  عدنان‎
Meaning: “settler.”
(AHD-nahn)

The name is derived from the Semitic root ‘adn meaning, “to stay; to abide.”

This is the traditional name of the progenitor of the Adnani Arabs, they are believed to be the direct descendants of Ismael and this is the tribe from which the Prophet Mohammed came.

As of 2010, Adnan was the 18th most popular male name in Bosnia & Herzegovina.

The name is used throughout the Islamic world.

Bosnian feminine forms include Adna and Adnana.