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pinWhat 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.


Joanna has 11 variants: Jo, Joana, Joanie, Joann, Joanne, Joanne, Joeann, Joeanna, Joeanne, Johanna and Johannah.

Related girl names: Jean, Yoana and Ioanna.

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: Joanja, Joansa. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joanna name in U.S.

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

Popular varying forms of Joanna (#327 in 2014) ranked in the Top 1000 are Gianna (#95 in 2014), Giovanna (#874), Ivana, Ivanna (#664), Jan, Jana, Janae (#932), Jane (#322), Janel, Janet, Janie, Janine, Janis, Janna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jo, Joan, Joana, Joanie, Joann, Joanne, Johanna (#542), Johannah, Johnna, Joni, Juana and Juanita. Other variants, like Joane, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Joanna was more pronounced among parents during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.509%) and is now much lower (usage 0.105%, 79.4% less), with versions such as Giovanna, Janae, Janet, Joana and Johanna falling out of fashion. Joanna is a constant favorite, though Gianna is currently more frequently used.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joanna, Gianna, Giovanna, Ivana, Ivanna in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jan, Jana, Janae, Jane, Janel in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Janet, Janie, Janine, Janis, Janna in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jo in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Joan, Joana, Joanie, Joann, Joanne in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Johanna, Johannah, Johnna, Joni, Juana, Juanita in U.S.

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

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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 similar baby 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.