What does Joanne mean?
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. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Joanne for girls. Joanne was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #56 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Joanne and affiliated names. Prominent varying forms of Joanne are Jo, Joana, Joanie, Joann, Joanna (#327 a year ago), Johanna (#542) and Johannah. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.5048%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.1414%, down 72%), with the versions Jo, Joana, Joann, Joanne and Johanna falling out of fashion. Joanna (#327) is the most chic girl name in this compilation, with this name going through a rebound in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Joanne▼ is pronounced similarly to Jaine, Jane▼, Jann, Janne, Jayne▼, Jeane▼, Jeanne▼, Jenne, Joan▼, Joane, Jone, Joyann and Joyanne. Other recommended similar baby names are Janae▼, Janee, Janie▼, Janna▼, Jannae, Janney, Jannie▼, Janny, Jeanae, Jeanee, Jeanie▼, Jeanna▼, Jeannie▼, Jianna, Joannue, 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.