What does Jovanna mean?
Jovanna \j(o)-vanna, jov(an)-na\ as a girls' name is of Italian, Hebrew and Spanish origin, and the meaning of Jovanna is "God is gracious". Jovanna is a variant 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 (Spanish).
Jovanna has 35 more different forms via Giovanna, Johanna, Johnna, Jovana: Geovana, Geovanna, Giana, Gianna, Giavanna, Giovana, Jana▼, Janna▼, Joanna, Joehannah, Johana▼, Johannah, Johanne, Johna, Johnelle, Johnetta, Johnette, Johnnae, Johnnie▼, Jonae, Jonalyn, Jonalynn, Jonay, Jonell, Jonetta, Jonette, Joni▼, Jonita, Jonna, Jonnae, Jonnelle, Jonni, Jonnie▼, Jovanne and Jovita.
Jovanna is an uncommon first name for females. Jovanna is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Giana (#775 last year), Gianna (#95), Giavanna, Giovanna (#874), Jana, Janna, Joanna (#327), Johana, Johanna (#542), Johannah, Johnna, Johnnie, Joni, Jonna, Jonnie and Jovita are the popular varying forms of Jovanna (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its peak during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.2364%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.1492%, down 36.9%), with forms such as Giovanna, Johanna, Johnnie, Joni and Jonnie becoming somewhat dated. Giana (#775), Gianna (#95) and Joanna (#327) are three of the more fashionable names for newborns here, and there is a rekindling in baby name popularity for Joanna. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Jovanna and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)