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Meaning and name origin

Josanna \j(o)-sanna, jos(an)-na\ as a girl's name is of American and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Josanna is "Jehovah increases". Josanna is a variant of Josephine (Hebrew): feminine of Joseph with the diminutive suffix -ine.

Josanna has 2 variant forms: Josana, Josianna.


Josanna is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Josanna and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Jo and Josephine. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jo, Josephine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Josephine outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.


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