What does Savannah mean?
Savannah /sa-van-nah/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced sa-VAN-ah. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Savannah is "treeless plain". Place name: the city of Savannah, Georgia.
How popular is Savannah?
Savannah is a very popular first name for females (#906 out of 4276, Top 21%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#39378 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Savannah for girls. Savannah reached its top rank of #30 in the U.S. in the year 2007, and is currently at #39. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent varying forms of Savannah (#39 last year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Savana, Savanah, Savanna (#471 last year) and Sierra (#352). Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread in the year 2000 (usage of 0.6758%) and has become much less since (usage 0.4276%, down 36.7%), with the forms Savana and Savanah becoming less in vogue. Savanna (#471), Savannah (#39) and Sierra (#352) are three of the more trendy birth names in this compilation, and there is a rebound in baby name usage for Savannah. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Savannah and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)