Meaning and Name Origin
Johnna \jo(hn)-na\ as a girls' name is pronounced JAH-nah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Johnna is "God is gracious". Feminine of John and Jon. May also be used as a contraction of Johanna.
Johnna▼ has 26 variants: Giana▲, Gianna▲, Giovanna▼, Jana▼, Janna▼, Johna, Johnelle, Johnetta, Johnette, Johnnae, Johnnie▼, Jonae, Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Jonay, Jonell, Jonetta, Jonette, Joni▼, Jonita, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonnelle, Jonni, Jonnie▼ and Jovanna.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Jane.
Johnna is a very prominent first name for women (#1308 out of 4276, Top 31%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Johnna for girls. Johnna was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #589 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Johnna and associated names. Gianna (#95 the previous year), Jane (#322), Joanna (#327), Johanna (#542), Giana (#775), Giovanna (#874), Johnnie, Joni, Jonna, Jonnie, Johana, Jana, Janna, Johannah and John are the popular alternative forms of Johnna. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1960-1969 and is somewhat lower today, with versions like Giovanna, Johanna, Johnnie, Joni and Jonnie falling out of style. Gianna (#95), Joanna (#327) and Giana (#775) are three of the more trendy names for newborns here, with Joanna having a resurgence in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Johnna▼ is alike in pronunciation to Jeanna▼, Jenna▲, Jianna, Jinna, Joana▼, Joeanna, Jona and Joyanna. Other suggested similar baby names are Joann▼ and Joanne▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Johnna.