Meaning and name origin
Joanne is a very popular first name for females (#147 out of 4276, Top 3%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Joanne for girls. Joanne reached its highest rank of #56 in the U.S. in 1940-1949. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Joanne and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Joanna (#327), Joanne, Joann and Jo. (2014 statistics).
Joanne▼ is also pronounced similarly to Jaine, Jane▼, Jann, Janne, Jayne▼, Jeane▼, Jeanne▼, Jenne, Joan▼, Joane, Jone, Joyann and Joyanne. Other suggested similar baby names are Janae▼, Janee, Janie▼, Janna▼, Jannae, Janney, Jannie▼, Janny, Jeanae, Jeanee, Jeanie▼, Jeanna▼, Jeannie▼, Jianna, Joana▼, Joanie, Joannue, Joeanna, Johanna▼, Johanne, Johnna▼, Johnnae, Johnnie▼, Jolanne, Jonae, Jonee, Jonie, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonni, Jonnie▼, Josanne, Jovanne, Joyanna, Roanne and Zoanne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joanne.