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What does Joanne mean?

Joanne \jo(an)-ne\ as a girls' name is a derivative of Joanna: variant of Joan. See also Jo.


Joanne has 3 variants: Joann, Joeann and Joeanne.

Joanne has 6 more different forms via Joanna: Jo, Joana, Joanie, Joeanna, Johanna and Johannah.


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)

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

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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jo, Joana, Joanie, Joann, Joanna, Joanne, Johanna, Johannah in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.