What does Johanna mean?
Johanna [jo-han-na] as a girls' name is pronounced yoh-HAHN-ah, joh-HAHN-ah . It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Johanna is "God is gracious". Feminine of John; variant of Joanna. See also Joan.
Associated with: gracious.
(female) Johanja, Johanni, ..
(male) Johanah, Johannar, ..
How popular is Johanna?
Johanna is a very popular first name for women (#486 out of 4276, Top 11%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name history of Johanna for girls. Johanna entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #210 in the U.S. then, and is at #541 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Displayed below is a study of the history of the girl name Johanna and corresponding names. Jane (#288 last year), Joanna (#306), Giovanna (#811), Hana (#860), Johana (#1902), Joan (#1990), Johannah, John, Jovanna, Johnna, Johanne, Joanne, Joana, Jean, Joane, Joanie, Joann and Joeann are the prominent variation forms of Johanna (#541 last year). These forms of Johanna reached the height of their popularity in the 1930s (adoption of 4.68%) and have become much less common since (adoption 0.19%, 95.9% less). Joanna is a constant favorite, although Hana seems to be getting popular too, while versions such as John used to be popular.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Channa, Dhanna, Hosanna, Ioanna, Jaena, Jaina, Jana▼, Janea, Jania, Jann, Janna▼, Jannae, Jannah, Janne, Janny, Jayna, Jeana, Jeanna, Jeanne▼, Jenna▼, Jeovanna, Jiana, Jianna, Jinna, Johna, Johnnae, Johnnie▼, Jolana, Jolanda, Jolanna, Jolanne, Jolanta, Jona, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonni, Jordanna, Josana, Josanna, Josanne, Josianna, Jovana, Jovanne, Joyann, Joyanna, Joyanne, Juana, Jumanna, Loranna, Louanna, Roanna, Rohana, Rohanna, Rosanna▼, Roxanna, Royanna, Rozanna, Shanna▼, Sosanna, Toyanna, Yoanna, Yohanna and Zoanna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Johanna.See names in meaning and etymology.