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416k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Hannah

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Grace
  • #159 All Time
  • #28 in 2015
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Boys
Similar Names
36k Hanna (Hebrew)
< 1k Hanne (Scandinavian)
< 1k Hanny (American)

How popular is the baby name Hannah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 221 221 0 #96 girl name
1881 196 196 0
1882 214 214 0
1883 209 209 0
1884 275 275 0
1885 236 236 0
1886 254 254 0
1887 279 279 0
1888 295 295 0
1889 301 301 0
1890 267 267 0
1891 293 293 0
1892 326 326 0
1893 304 304 0
1894 293 293 0
1895 301 301 0
1896 323 323 0
1897 288 288 0
1898 338 338 0
1899 288 288 0
1900 325 325 0
1901 266 266 0
1902 271 271 0
1903 250 250 0
1904 261 261 0
1905 219 219 0
1906 256 256 0
1907 239 239 0
1908 240 240 0
1909 278 278 0
1910 305 305 0
1911 279 279 0
1912 359 359 0
1913 396 396 0
1914 443 443 0
1915 546 546 0
1916 549 549 0
1917 541 541 0
1918 513 513 0
1919 539 534 5
1920 471 471 0
1921 496 496 0
1922 411 411 0
1923 434 434 0
1924 382 382 0
1925 381 381 0
1926 360 360 0
1927 347 347 0
1928 274 274 0
1929 255 255 0
1930 250 250 0
1931 213 213 0
1932 231 231 0
1933 202 202 0
1934 239 239 0
1935 208 208 0
1936 174 174 0
1937 199 199 0
1938 197 197 0
1939 212 212 0
1940 187 187 0
1941 181 181 0
1942 213 213 0
1943 195 195 0
1944 166 166 0
1945 153 153 0
1946 143 143 0
1947 184 184 0
1948 183 183 0
1949 171 171 0
1950 165 165 0
1951 164 164 0
1952 151 151 0
1953 154 154 0
1954 153 153 0
1955 135 135 0
1956 141 141 0
1957 124 124 0
1958 124 124 0
1959 136 136 0
1960 133 133 0
1961 150 150 0
1962 143 143 0
1963 146 146 0
1964 136 136 0
1965 125 125 0
1966 135 135 0
1967 123 123 0
1968 143 143 0
1969 145 145 0
1970 173 173 0
1971 181 181 0
1972 249 249 0
1973 300 300 0
1974 327 327 0
1975 444 444 0
1976 537 537 0
1977 636 636 0
1978 736 736 0
1979 978 972 6
1980 1,228 1,221 7
1981 1,410 1,410 0
1982 1,586 1,579 7
1983 2,411 2,399 12
1984 2,279 2,265 14
1985 2,455 2,447 8
1986 3,397 3,385 12 #82 girl name
1987 4,618 4,592 26 #66 girl name
1988 5,579 5,557 22 #61 girl name
1989 7,876 7,830 46 #42 girl name
1990 10,303 10,274 29 #30 girl name
1991 10,788 10,765 23 #29 girl name
1992 11,506 11,494 12 #26 girl name
1993 12,519 12,500 19 #21 girl name
1994 14,512 14,494 18 #16 girl name
1995 17,034 17,012 22 #7 girl name
1996 18,615 18,594 21 #7 girl name
1997 20,606 20,588 18 #5 girl name
1998 21,395 21,374 21 #2 girl name
1999 21,695 21,669 26 #2 girl name
2000 23,100 23,075 25 #2 girl name
2001 20,729 20,707 22 #3 girl name
2002 18,843 18,817 26 #3 girl name
2003 17,652 17,628 24 #4 girl name
2004 15,704 15,601 103 #5 girl name
2005 14,855 14,842 13 #7 girl name
2006 14,552 14,539 13 #8 girl name
2007 13,313 13,296 17 #9 girl name
2008 9,568 9,556 12 #17 girl name
2009 7,578 7,565 13 #23 girl name
2010 6,986 6,978 8 #21 girl name
2011 6,566 6,560 6 #25 girl name
2012 7,274 7,269 5 #22 girl name
2013 7,293 7,284 9 #23 girl name
2014 6,551 6,551 0 #28 girl name
2015 6,381 6,372 9 #28 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Hannah baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 416,432 babies born with the name Hannah in the United States. That's more than enough Hannahs to occupy the territory of Martinique (France) with an estimated population of 408,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 221 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Hannah" was in 2000 with a total of 23,075 babies. (That's a lot of baby Hannahs)

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Hannah" ranks #37 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 64 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 6,551 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Hannah popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Hannah in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess one of the most popular West Virginia names? Also check out our name lists to see which names are the most popular in each region of the country.

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Hannah" mean? The list below shows the origins of Hannah as well as things modernly associated with the name Hannah such as celebrities named Hannah.

Origin and Meaning of Hannah

The name "Hannah" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Grace". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Hannah Simone

Hannah Simone is an actress, model, television hostess, and vj with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Hannah was born in 1980 in London, England.

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Dakota Fanning

Dakota Fanning is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Dakota was born in 1994 as Hannah Dakota Fanning in Conyers, Georgia, U.S.

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Hannah Spearritt

Hannah Spearritt is an actress, singer, and songwriter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1994 to present. Hannah was born in 1981 as Hannah Louise Spearritt in Great Yarmouth, England.

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Hannah Tointon

Hannah Tointon is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Hannah was born in 1987 as Hannah Marie Tointon in Southend, Essex, England.

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Hannah Taylor-Gordon

Hannah Taylor-Gordon is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1991 to present. Hannah was born in 1987 in London, England.

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Hannah Graf

Hannah was born in 1978.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Hannah

Hannah Anderson
Hannah Davis
Hannah Graham
Hannah Hart
Hannah Murray
Hannah Arendt
Hannah John-kamen
Hannah Montana
Hannah Montana Games

Alternative Meanings

H is for hand, that you always give.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

H is for hug, give one today!

Your name in reverse order is "Hannah". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Annhah". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Hannah born Sep 11, 2005

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Poland approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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