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What does Joann mean?

Joann Pronunciation of Joann [joann] as a name for girls is a version of Joanna: transcription of Joan.


Joann has 3 variants: Joanne, Joeann and Joeanne.

6 more different relations via Joanna: Jo, Joana, Joanie, Joeanna, Johanna and Johannah.

Creative forms:
(female) Jeann, Joani, ..

(male) Joaja, Joman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joann Bria (J.B.), ..

How popular is Joann?

Joann is a very popular first name for women (#164 out of 4276, Top 4%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Joann entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #69 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jo, Joana, Joanie, Joanna (#306 the previous year), Joanne, Joeann, Johanna (#541) and Johannah are the popular related forms of Joann. Adoption of these forms of Joann was well-received 8 decades ago (adoption of 0.9%) and has become much diminished since (adoption 0.1%, down 90.6%), with forms like Joana becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joann, Jo, Joana, Joanie, Joanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joanne, Joeann, Johanna, Johannah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Joanna, Johanna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Joann is pronounced similarly to Jaine, Jan, Jane, Jann, Janne, Jayne, Jean, Jeane, Jeanne, Jen, Jenn, Jenne, Jin, Joan, Joane, Jone, Joyann, Joyanne, June, Jyn and Zhane. Other suggested similar names are Brann, Deann, Diann, Dyann, Jana, Janna, Janny, Jany, Jeana, Jeanna, Jiana, Jianna, Joannue, Johana, Johanne, Johna, Johnna, Jolan, Jolana, Jolanna, Jolanne, Jolin, Jolyn, Jolynn, Jona, Joni, Jonna, Jonni, Jordann, Josana, Josanna, Josanne, Jovana, Jovanna, Jovanne, Joyanna, Juana, Leann, Liann, Logann, Louann, Luann, Nann, Riann, Roxann, Ryann and Yann. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joann.

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