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Joanna meaning and name origin

Joanna \jo(an)-na\ as a girl's 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 (J.K.) Rowling.

Joanna has 13 variant forms: Jo, Joana, Joanie, Joann, Jo-Ann, Joanne, Jo-Anne, Joanne, Joeann, Joeanna, Joeanne, Johanna and Johannah.

For more information, see also related names Jean, Yoana and Ioanna.

Baby names that sound like Joanna are Janna, Johnna, Jeanna, Jianna, Jonna, Joyanna and Yoanna.

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Popularity of Joanna

Joanna is a very popular first name for women (#324 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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