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What does Hanah mean?

Hanah Pronunciation of Hanah [hanah] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Hanah is "He (God) has favored me". Hanah is a variant form of Hannah (Hebrew): transcription of Ann.


Hanah has 6 variants: Hana, Hanna, Hannie, Hanny, Hena and Honna.

8 more alternative forms via Hannah: Anna, Chana, Chanah, Channah, Hanalee, Hanne, Nan and Nanny.

Creative forms:
(female) Hinnah, Honah, ..

(male) Haish, Haney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hanah Liana (H.L.), ..

How popular is Hanah?

Hanah is an unusual given name for females. Hanah is an unusual surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Hanah entered the list in 1994 and reached its top position of #1563 in the U.S. in the year 1999, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hanah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hanah outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Hanah are Hannah (#28 from current records), Anna (#44), Hanna (#523), Chana (#855), Hana (#860), Nanny and Nan. Other forms, like Hanne, are uncommon. These relations of Hanah were popular as birth names 135 years ago (average #1106) and have become significantly less common since (#1038, down 87%), with forms like Hannah going out of style. Anna has been the most recognizable form, though Chana has gained in usage.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hanah, Anna, Chana, Hana, Hanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hannah, Nan, Nanny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anna, Hanna, Hannah outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hanah is pronounced similarly to Hanae, Haneeah, Hania, Haniah, Haniya, Haniyah, Hannia, Hanniah, Hanniyah, Hannya, Hannyah, Hany, Hanyah, Henia, Henie, Hinna, Honey and Honie. Other recommended names are Agnah, Ainah, Annah, Barah, Binah, Carah, Dajah, Danah, Dannah, Darah, Dayah, Dinah, Dynah, Ednah, Elanah, Ganah, Hagar, Haibah, Hajar, Hajna, Hajrah, Halah, Hamna, Hamnah, Hanaan, Hanako, Hanan, Haninah, Hanja, Hanka, Hava, Hazal, Inah, Ioanah (see Ioanna), Janah, Janoah, Kalah, Karah, Lanah, Leanah, Lenah, Linah, Lynah, Maiah, Monah, Nonah, Oonah, Rainah, Ramah, Rinah, Sadah, Shanah, Tarah, Unah, Wandah (see Wanda), Yoanah and Yonah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hanah.

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