What does Joanne mean?
(female) Jeone, Joanje, ..
(male) Joanah, Joani, .. Middle name pairings:
Joanne Belen (J.B.), ..
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)
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. 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.