Vanna \v(an)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced VAN-ah. It is of Cambodian origin, and the meaning of Vanna is "golden". Also short form of Ivana, the Russian feminine form of John; nickname of Savannah and Vanessa; feminine form of Van, short for Evan. Literary: the Italian version first appeared in 1294 in a book by the poet Dante. Familiarity of Vanna in the 1980s and 1990s is due to Vanna White of the TV game show "Wheel of Fortune". See also Vanda.
For more information, see also the related name Vania.