Meaning and name origin
Jovanna \j(o)-vanna, jov(an)-na\ as a girl's 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. Also a variant of Johanna (Hebrew): see also Joan. Jovanna is also used as a variant of Johnna (Hebrew), Jovana (Spanish).
Jovanna 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 Jovanna and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Johanna (#542), Giovanna (#874) and Johnna. (2014 statistics).
Jovanna is also pronounced similarly to Geovanna and Jeovana. Other suggested similar baby names are Joanna▲, Joeanna, Jolanna, Josanna, Jovanne and Joyanna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jovanna.