Meaning and name origin
Josanna \j(o)-sanna, jos(an)-na\ as a girl's name is of American and Hebrew origin. Josanna is a variant of Jo (American): an independent name and short form of names like Joanna, Joanne, Jody and Josephine.
Josanna is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Josanna is also pronounced similarly to Josina. Other suggested similar baby names are Hosanna, Joanna▲, Joeanna, Johanna▼, Jolanna, Josanne, Josianne, Jovanna, Joyanna, Rosanna▼ and Sosanna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Josanna.