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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #632 most popular

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What does the name "Joanna" mean?

Joanna (English): God is Gracious

The name "Joanna" is of English origin and it means "God is Gracious". It's a name commonly given to girls.

J is for joyful, the spirit you spread.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Annaoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Njonaa". 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.

How popular is the name "Joanna" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Joanna? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 99,402 babies born with the name Joanna in the United States. That's more than enough Joannas to occupy the territory of Jersey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 97,857 (as of March 27, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 26 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Joanna" was in 1984 with a total of 3,326 babies. (That's a lot of baby Joannas)

According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Joanna" is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 15 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 1954. Across the entire United States a total of only 471 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Joanna popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Joanna in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Joanna

Joanna Krupa

Joanna Krupa is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Joanna was born in 1981 in Warsaw, Poland.


JoAnna Garcia

JoAnna was born in 1979.


Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1957 to present. Joanna was born in 1946 as Joanna Lamond Lumley in Srinagar, Kashmir and Jammu, British India.


Joanna Cassidy

Joanna Cassidy is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1968 to present. Joanna was born in 1944 as Joanna Virginia Caskey in Haddonfield, New Jersey, U.S.


Joanna Levesque

Joanna Levesque is a singer, songwriter, and actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1998 to present. Joanna was born in 1990 as Joanna Noelle Blagden Levesque in Brattleboro, Vermont, U.S.


Joanna Taylor

Joanna Taylor is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1995 to present. Joanna was born in 1978 in Tooting, South London, England.


Past life for Joanna born Oct 10, 1997

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 Germany approximately on 1575. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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