What does Joanne mean?
(female) Joani, Joannet, ..
(male) Joanah, Joani, ..
How popular is Joanne?
Joanne is a very prominent first name for women (#147 out of 4276, Top 3%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name history of Joanne for girls. Joanne was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #53 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Shown below is a study of the history of the girl name Joanne and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Joanne are Jo, Joana, Joanie, Joann, Joanna (#306 a year ago), Joeann, Johanna (#541) and Johannah. Other variants, like Joeanne, are seldom used. These forms of Joanne reached the top of their popularity during the years 1940-1949 (median #906) and are now much less common (#1649, 91% less usage).
Joanne▼ is pronounced similarly to Jaine, Jan▼, Jane▼, Jann, Janne, Jayne▼, Jean▼, Jeane, Jeanne▼, Jenn, Jenne, Joan▼, Joane, Jone, Joyann, Joyanne, June▼ and Zhane▼. Other recommended names are Deanne▼, Hanne, Ioanna, Jaena, Jaina, Jana▼, Janaea, Janah, Janay, Janea, Janee, Janey, Janie▼, Janna▼, Jannae, Jannet, Janny, Jany, Jayme▼, Jayna, Jayni, Jaynie, Jeana, Jeanae, Jeanay, Jeanee, Jeanene, Jeanna, Jenee, Jenie, Jenney, Jinae, Jinee, Jinnea, Joannue, Johnnie▼, Jolanna, Jolene, Joline, Jolyne, Jona, Jonie, Jonna, Jorene, Josanna, Joyanna, Juana, Leanne▼, Luanne▼, Osanne, Ozanne, Rozanne, Tianne, Yoanna, Yolanne, Ysanne and Zoanne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joanne.See names in meaning and etymology.