Joanna meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Joanna No. of characters: 6 Gender: Girl Origin of Joanna: Hebrew
How to pronounce Joanna joa-nna What does my name mean? Meaning of Joanna: God is Gracious, Gift of the Lord, God's Gift, Gift from God, Yahweh Is Gracio

Origin and Meaning

Baby name Joanna is originated as a Middle Latin feminine form of Joannes meaning "God is gracious" which is derived from the Greek Iōannes which is a derivative of the Hebrew Yehanan and which in turn is from yehōhānān meaning "Yahweh is gracious". The name was borne in the New Testament by a woman who was regarded as a saint. She was a follower of Jesus and accompanied him on his travels. A notable bearer of the name is Joanna Baillie who was a Scottish poet and dramatist and best known for her work in the plays, 'The Passions' and 'Fugitive Verses'. Joanna St. Claire is also the name of an American singer and songwriter.

Joanna was ranked 921 in 2014 list of US boys name and dropped by 2.68% from its previous ranking of 897 in 2009. Joanna was ranked 296 in 2015 US female names list and elevated by 4.52% from its previous ranking of 310 in 2014.

Full form of Joanna : Jolly Orderly Amiable Naughty Naive Able

Joanna is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 354 in 2014. Around 3133 people wear Joanna as their first name. Joanna is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Joanna is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1930 and ranked 296 (0.026578% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 100477 people wear Joanna as their first name. Joanna is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 296 (0.026578% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 100477 people have Joanna as their first name. Joanna is not a native United States and Joanna may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.028107% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Joanna
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Popular girl name in
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Expression number of Joanna is 1.

Joanna loves adventure and independence and possess determination and originality. Joanna generally leads and direct others and likes to establishes their individual identity.

Names that rhyme with Joanna Aarianna, Aariyanna, Aaryanna, Aayanna, Abianna, Abreanna, Abrianna, Abryanna, Adanna, Addrianna, Adeanna, Adianna, Adreanna, Adrianna, Adrieanna, Adrihanna, Adriyanna, Adryanna, Adyanna, AeriannaFamous people named Joanna
Joanna Joseph in The Remains of the Day as Actress
Joanna Jimenez in Alien³ as Editorial Department
Joanna Goode in Palo Pinto Gold as Actress
Joanna Dukes in Good as New as Actress
Joanna Roos in As the World Turns as Actress
Joanna Bowers in Tuesday Girl as Director
Joanna Woodward in The Brooch Pin and the Sinful Clasp as Director
Joanna Wasick in Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time as Actress
Joanna Delon in Pieds nus sur les limaces as Casting Director
Joanna Cassidy in Episode #1.1 as Actress
Joanna Baillie was a Scottish poet and playwright.
Joanna Pacula acted in movie Virus
Names like Joanna Joanna Namesakes Related Names: Joa, Joaïna, Joab, Joachim, Joachine, Joacim, Joackim, Joah, Joahan, Joahn, Joahna, Joahnna, Joahua, Joail, Joakim, Joakima, Joakin, Joal, Joaly, Joan Posts having Joanna: Comments :Joanna is the name of the female, the equivalent of the name Jan derived from Hebrew : Jo-Hanan - " Yahweh is gracious". Name Joanna is present in Poland since the thirteenth century (Johanna, Janna, Jena, Jenna, John; form Joanna comes from 1399.). Among the names transmitted to newborn children, Joanna in 2012. Occupied the 39th place in a group of female names. People named Joanna are Joanna Paddling - Polish actress, Joanna Bruzdowicz - Polish composer, Joanna Chmielewska - Polish writer, architect, Joanna Drozdowska - Miss Polonia 2001, Joanna Mirek - Poland volleyball, Joanna Mitrosz - Polish artistic gymnast. - Tonita Narducci Popularity of Joanna

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