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Hanna

First Name
37k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
40k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Hanna

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

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  1. A female given name, a rare spelling variant of Hannah.
  2. A matronymic surname​ based on Hannah.
  3. An Irish surname​. An anglicisation of Irish Ó hAnnaigh.
  4. A town in Alberta, Canada
  5. A town in Oklahoma
  6. A village in Poland
  7. A town in Wyoming

Hanna was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Hanna

Hanna was born on March 5th, 1981 in Stockholm.

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Hanna was born on March 29th, 1912 in Jelenia Góra. She died on August 24th, 1979.

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Elize Ryd is a power metal, metalcore, melodic death metal, symphonic metal, and pop rock singing, musician, composer, and songwriter. She plays Vocals. She has been prominent since 2003. Elize was given the name Hanna Elise Isabell Maj Höstblomma Ryd on October 15th, 1984 in Värnamo.

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Hanna R. Hall is an actress. She was most prominent from 1994 to present. Hanna was given the name Hanna Rose Hall on July 9th, 1984 in Denver. Hanna is also known as Hanna Hall.

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Hanna Mangan-Lawrence is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Hanna was born on March 5th, 1991 in London, England, United Kingdom.

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Hanna Schygulla is an actress, singer, and actor. She has been prominent since 1968. Hanna was born on December 25th, 1943 in Königshütte, Silesia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hanna

Kathleen Hanna is a musician, activist, and writer. Kathleen was born on November 12th, 1968 in Portland, Oregon, U.S.

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Jack Hanna is a zookeeper and director. He has been prominent since 1973. Jack was given the name John Bushnell Hanna on January 2nd, 1947 in Knoxville, Tennessee, U.S.

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William Hanna was an animator, director, and producer. He was most prominent from 1932 to 2001. William was given the name William Denby Hanna on July 14th, 1910 in Melrose, New Mexico, U.S. William is also known as Bill. He passed away on March 22nd, 2001.

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Mark Hanna was an office holder. Mark was born on September 24th, 1837 in New Lisbon, Ohio, United States. He breathed his last breath on February 15th, 1904.

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Ciara Hanna is an actress and model. Ciara was given the name Ciara Chantel Hanna on January 20th, 1991 in Orange, California, United States. Ciara is also known as Hanna and Ciara Chantel.

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Richard was born on January 25th, 1951 in Utica, New York.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 25 25 0
1881 17 17 0
1882 24 24 0
1883 21 21 0
1884 21 21 0
1885 14 14 0
1886 27 27 0
1887 27 27 0
1888 38 38 0
1889 26 26 0
1890 33 33 0
1891 27 27 0
1892 21 21 0
1893 22 22 0
1894 20 20 0
1895 37 37 0
1896 38 38 0
1897 30 30 0
1898 34 34 0
1899 30 30 0
1900 22 22 0
1901 15 15 0
1902 24 24 0
1903 19 19 0
1904 28 28 0
1905 13 13 0
1906 21 21 0
1907 28 28 0
1908 27 27 0
1909 20 20 0
1910 30 30 0
1911 24 24 0
1912 22 22 0
1913 31 31 0
1914 29 29 0
1915 42 42 0
1916 34 34 0
1917 46 46 0
1918 42 42 0
1919 35 35 0
1920 36 36 0
1921 21 21 0
1922 28 28 0
1923 29 29 0
1924 34 34 0
1925 26 26 0
1926 25 25 0
1927 20 20 0
1928 21 21 0
1929 19 19 0
1930 18 18 0
1931 21 21 0
1932 22 22 0
1933 16 16 0
1934 11 11 0
1935 17 17 0
1936 13 13 0
1937 14 14 0
1938 15 15 0
1939 19 19 0
1940 18 18 0
1941 19 19 0
1942 20 20 0
1943 15 15 0
1944 17 17 0
1945 12 12 0
1946 10 10 0
1947 20 20 0
1948 18 18 0
1949 14 14 0
1950 22 22 0
1951 20 20 0
1952 14 14 0
1953 17 17 0
1954 15 15 0
1955 18 18 0
1956 16 16 0
1957 22 22 0
1958 11 11 0
1959 19 19 0
1960 21 21 0
1961 26 26 0
1962 19 19 0
1963 22 22 0
1964 20 20 0
1965 24 24 0
1966 13 13 0
1967 23 23 0
1968 22 22 0
1969 22 22 0
1970 24 24 0
1971 22 22 0
1972 26 26 0
1973 41 41 0
1974 34 34 0
1975 47 47 0
1976 50 50 0
1977 79 79 0
1978 96 96 0
1979 99 99 0
1980 112 112 0
1981 146 139 7
1982 146 146 0
1983 246 246 0
1984 253 253 0
1985 250 241 9
1986 287 279 8
1987 376 376 0
1988 420 413 7
1989 671 663 8
1990 782 777 5
1991 886 886 0
1992 948 948 0
1993 1,005 1,005 0
1994 1,194 1,186 8
1995 1,389 1,378 11
1996 1,422 1,422 0
1997 1,703 1,698 5
1998 1,904 1,898 6
1999 1,883 1,878 5
2000 1,911 1,911 0
2001 1,764 1,757 7
2002 1,658 1,651 7
2003 1,547 1,547 0
2004 1,441 1,426 15
2005 1,342 1,342 0
2006 1,222 1,222 0
2007 1,035 1,035 0
2008 892 892 0
2009 717 717 0
2010 578 578 0
2011 666 666 0
2012 915 915 0
2013 823 816 7
2014 648 648 0
2015 603 596 7
2016 588 583 5

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Popularity of Hanna as a first name

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Popularity of Hanna as a last name

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Common last names for Hanna

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  • Anderson
  • Carlson
  • Nelson
  • Peterson
  • Olson
  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Hansen
  • Erickson
  • Larson
  • Jensen
  • Swanson
  • Brown

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hanna U.S.
  White 87.09% 64.26%
  African American 6.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.98% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.57% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.71% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hanna

People with the last name Hanna are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hanna

  • How Popular is the name Hanna? Hanna is the 1,201st most popular name of all time. As a last name Hanna was the 867th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Hanna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,949 babies born with the first name Hanna in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hanna to occupy the territory of Saint Martin (France) with an estimated population of 36,824 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hanna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 25 new born babies.
  • When was Hanna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hanna is Monday, December 24th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Hanna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hanna was in 2000 with a total of 1,911 babies. That's a lot of babies named Hanna!
  • Random Hanna Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hanna ranks 88th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 11 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Hanna: Your name in reverse order is Annah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahnan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hanna? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 39,890 people with the last name Hanna.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hanna? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 14 of them will have Hanna as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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