The baby name Chanina is a unisex name, 3 syllables long and is pronounced "Huh-nee-nuh".
Chanina is Hebrew in Origin.
Chanina is a Hebrew name that means "gracious" or "merciful". It is a name that has been used in Jewish communities for centuries. In Jewish tradition, Chanina was the name of several prominent rabbis, including Chanina ben Dosa, who was known for his miraculous powers of healing. The name has also been used in modern times, particularly in Israel and among Jewish communities around the world.
The name Chanina is typically used for boys, although it can also be used for girls. It is pronounced "hah-nee-nah" in Hebrew, with the emphasis on the second syllable. The name is composed of two Hebrew words: "chanan", which means "to be gracious" or "to show mercy", and the suffix "-ina", which is a diminutive form used to indicate affection or endearment.
The origin of the name Chanina can be traced back to the Hebrew Bible, where it appears as a variant of the name Hananiah. Hananiah was a popular name in ancient Israel, and it was borne by several biblical figures, including one of the three friends of Daniel in the Book of Daniel. Over time, the name evolved into Chanina, and it became a popular name among Jewish communities around the world. Today, the name Chanina is still used in Jewish communities, particularly among those who value tradition and heritage.