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99k
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since 1880

Joanna

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: God is Gracious
  • #632 All Time
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5.1m John (Hebrew)
485k Joan (Hebrew)
481k Jean (English)
368k Jane (English)
338k Juan (Spanish)
211k Joanne (English)
163k Jeanne (French)
76k Jan (Dutch)
49k Johanna (German)
44k Jana (Slavic)
36k Jeannie (French)
28k Jayne (American)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188026260
188121210
188215150
188333330
188424240
188540400
188635350
188732320
188837370
188927270
189033330
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189940400
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190854540
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191394940
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19151471470
19161681680
19171701700
19181801800
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19201671670
19211601600
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19231991990
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19252362360
19262812810
19272382380
19282852850
19292732730
19303593590
19313313310
19323373370
19333673670
19344804800
19354244240
19363613610
19374384380
19384274270
19393903900
19404144140
19414174170
19425035030
19435145140
19444534530
19454274270
19464984980
19475095090
19485155150
19494644640
19504784780
19514434430
19524084080
19534114110
19544714710
19554554550
19564834830
19575825820
19586646640
19597527520
19608208200
19618658650
19628338330
19638868860
19648778770
19659089080
19668908900
19678628557
19681,0361,0360
19691,2191,2145
19701,3341,3295
19711,3711,3710
19721,4241,4240
19731,6621,6620
19741,7811,7747
19751,7021,6966
19761,7251,7187
19771,5631,5630
19781,3551,3487
19791,3991,38910
19801,7331,7258
19811,8351,82510
19821,8481,83414
19832,1272,1207
19843,3473,32621#88 girl name
19852,7932,77023#99 girl name
19862,2422,22220
19872,0742,05420
19882,2182,20315
19892,1322,11616
19902,2412,23011
19911,9621,95111
19921,8361,82214
19931,6481,63711
19941,6301,6237
19951,6031,5958
19961,4041,4040
19971,4091,4090
19981,2811,2810
19991,3311,3247
20001,3501,3500
20011,5591,5545
20021,3331,3330
20031,3081,3026
20041,2841,2768
20051,1661,1660
20061,2881,2880
20071,3891,3890
20081,1921,1920
20091,1091,1045
20101,0631,0630
20119729720
20129639630
20139429420
20141,0151,0105

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 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Joanna" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 65 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of 3,347 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 jolly, the fun side!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

N is for nice, need I say more?

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

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

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 new england region? 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 her career being from 1994 to present. Joanna was born in 1981 in Warsaw, Poland.

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JoAnna Garcia

JoAnna was born in 1979.

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Joanna Lumley

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

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Joanna Cassidy

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

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Joanna Levesque

Joanna Levesque is a singer, songwriter, and actress specializing in pop and R&B music 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.

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Joanna Taylor

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

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Past life for Joanna born Jan 23, 2005

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1725. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

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 learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Name poster for Joanna

Name poster for Joanna(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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