What does Joanna mean?
Joanna /joan-na/ as a girls' name is pronounced joh-AN-ah. Variant of Joan or Jane. Biblical: the name of several women who were disciples of Christ. Joanne is the French form. Actresses Joanna Lumley, Joanne Woodward; author Joanne (JK) Rowling.
Associated with: biblical
Joanna has 53 more relations via Jane, Joan: Gianina, Gianna, Giovanna▲, Ivana, Ivanka, Ivanna▲, Jaina, Jaine, Jan▼, Jana▼, Janae, Jandy, Janean, Janee, Janel▼, Janela, Janene, Janet▼, Janeta, Janey, Jania, Janica, Janie▼, Janina, Janine▼, Janis▼, Janit, Janka, Janna▼, Jannel, Janney, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jayne▼, Jayni, Jean▼, Jeanie▼, Jeanne▼, Jenda, Jinna, Joan▼, Joane, Joannue, Johnna, Jone, Jonee, Joni▼, Jonie, Juana, Juanita▼, Vania and Vanya.Kreatif forms:
(female) Joanda, Joanja, ..
(male) Joanah, Joanni, ..
How popular is Joanna?
Joanna is a very popular first name for women (#324 out of 4276, Top 8%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name history of Joanna for girls. Joanna reached its apex rank of #137 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is at #327 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular varying forms of Joanna (#327 in 2014) ranked in the Top 2000 are Gianna (#95 in 2014), Giovanna (#874), Ivana (#1401), Ivanna (#664), Jaina (#1805), Jan, Jana (#1106), Janae (#932), Jane (#322), Janean, Janee, Janel, Janene, Janet (#1375), Janey, Jania, Janie (#1393), Janina, Janine, Janis, Janna, Janney (#1651), Jayna (#1806), Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jo, Joan, Joana, Joane, Joanie, Joann, Joanne (#1807), Joeann, Johanna (#542), Johannah, Johnna, Joni, Juana (#1915), Juanita, Vania and Yoana. Other variants, like Janny, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Joanna was more pronounced among parents during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 6.08%) and is now much lower (usage 0.45%, 92.7% less), with versions such as Jane becoming less fashionable. Joanna is a constant favorite, though Gianna is currently more frequently used.
Joanna is alike in pronunciation to Giana▲, Gionna, Jaena, Janai, Janay, Janaya, Jannie▼, Janoah, Jeana, Jeanay, Jeanna, Jeannie▼, Jeena, Jenny▼, Jiana, Jianna, Jinnea, Jinni, Jinny, Johna, Johnnae, Jona, Jonay, Jonnae and Jonni. Other recommended names are Alanna▲, Ayanna, Deanna▼, Eanna, Evanna, Flanna, Honna, Hosanna, Ianna, Ioana, Jaima, Jamia, Janne, Jeanina, Jeovanna, Jobina, Joehannah, Johanne, Jolana, Jolanda, Jolena, Josana, Josanna, Josina, Joyanne, Keanna, Kianna▼, Lanna, Leanna, Lianna, Lonna, Loranna, Luanna, Monna, Nanna, Nonna, Ranna, Rohanna, Rosanna▼, Seanna, Shanna▼, Sosanna, Toyanna, Tyanna, Wanna, Yanna, Yoannah, Yohanna, Zoanna and Zoanne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Joanna.