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.
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 1000 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), John, Johnna, Johana, Johannah, Joann, Jean, Joan, Joana, Joanie and Joanne 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 0.437%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.14%, 68.1% less). Joanna is a constant favorite, while versions such as John used to be popular.
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Suggested similar baby 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.