What does Jovanna mean?
Jovanna [jo-van-na] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jovanna is "God is gracious; father". Jovanna is a variant form of Giovanna (Italian, Hebrew): feminine of John. Jovanna is also a form of Johanna (Hebrew). Jovanna is also used as a form of Johnna (Hebrew) and Jovana (Hebrew, Latin).
Associated with: gracious.
Jovanna has 19 more different relations via Giovanna, Johanna, Johnna, Jovana: Geovana, Geovanna, Gianna, Giavanna▲, Giovana, Jana▼, Janna▼, Joanna, Joehannah, Johana, Johannah, Johanne, Johna, Johnnae, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonni, Jovanne and Jovita.Creative forms:
(female) Jovanae, Jovanta, ..
(male) Jovanah, Jovande, .. Middle name pairings:
Jovanna Eliana (J.E.), ..
How popular is Jovanna?
Jovanna is an uncommon first name for females. Jovanna is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Jovanna entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #1052 in the U.S. in the year 2001, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Gianna (#96 from recent data), Giavanna (#987), Giovanna (#811), Jana (#1011), Janna, Joanna (#306), Johana (#1902), Johanna (#541), Johannah, Johanne, Johna, Johnna, Jonna, Jovana and Jovita are the popular varying forms of Jovanna ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Geovanna, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Jovanna was well-received among parents in the year 2011 (usage of 0.48%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.35%, ▼27%). Joanna has generally been preferred by parents, although Giovanna appears to be getting popular too, while forms such as Janna are now less popular.
Jovanna is pronounced similarly to Javona and Jeovana. Other recommended names are Aivanna, Devanna, Evanna, Hosanna, Ioanna, Ivanna▲, Jeanna, Jianna, Joana▼, Joann▼, Joanne▼, Jobina, Jobyna, Joeann, Joeanna, Joeanne, Jolana, Jolanda, Jolanna, Jolanne, Jolanta, Jordanna, Josana, Josanna, Josanne, Josianna, Joyann, Joyanna, Joyanne, Jumanna, Lavanna, Levanna, Livanna, Loranna, Louanna, Roanna, Rohanna, Rosanna▼, Roxanna, Royanna, Rozanna, Savanna, Sevanna, Sosanna, Toyanna, Yoanna, Yohanna and Zoanna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jovanna.See names in meaning and etymology.