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 #542 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the history of the girl name Johanna and corresponding names. Jane (#322 last year), Joanna (#327), Hana (#841), Giovanna (#874), Joanne (#1807), Johana (#1859), Johanne, Johannah, John, Johnna, Jovanna, Jean, Joane, Joann, Joana, Joan, Joeann and Joanie are the prominent variation forms of Johanna (#542 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 0.17%, 96.3% less). Joanna is a constant favorite, although Hana seems to be getting popular too, while versions such as John used to be popular.
Suggested 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.