Joann

First Name
157k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
220
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Joann

"Joann" is a name of English origin, and it means "Form of Joanne". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, a spelling variant of Joanne.

Notable Persons Named Joann

Joann Kelly is a singer. She has been prominent since 2015. Joann was born Joann Kelly as the child of Andrea Kelly (actress) and R. Kelly on March 19th, 1998 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Joann Sfar is a comics creator.

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Joanna Merlin is an actress, teacher, author, and casting director. She was most prominent from 1956 to 1956. Joanna was given the name Joann Ratner on July 15th, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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JoAnn Willette is an actress and actor. She was most active from 1983 to 1983. JoAnn was born on October 12th, 1963 in Lewiston, Maine, U.S. JoAnn is also known as Jo Ann Willette, Joanne Willette, and Joann Willette.

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JoAnn was born on February 27th, 1954.

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Jo Gibb is an actress and dancer. Jo was given the name JoAnn Gibb on April 18th, 1976 in Bo'ness.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1891 6 6 0
1893 5 5 0
1894 5 5 0
1899 6 6 0
1900 9 9 0
1901 6 6 0
1902 11 11 0
1903 10 10 0
1904 8 8 0
1905 5 5 0
1906 13 13 0
1907 9 9 0
1908 16 16 0
1909 15 15 0
1910 20 20 0
1911 28 28 0
1912 23 23 0
1913 31 31 0
1914 58 58 0
1915 65 65 0
1916 72 72 0
1917 90 90 0
1918 113 113 0
1919 93 93 0
1920 143 143 0
1921 153 153 0
1922 206 206 0
1923 257 257 0
1924 386 386 0
1925 470 470 0
1926 627 622 5
1927 783 783 0
1928 1,003 1,003 0
1929 1,556 1,550 6
1930 2,137 2,131 6
1931 2,666 2,655 11 #90 girl name
1932 3,129 3,115 14 #79 girl name
1933 3,219 3,208 11 #72 girl name
1934 4,169 4,148 21 #50 girl name
1935 3,927 3,913 14 #53 girl name
1936 3,897 3,885 12 #55 girl name
1937 3,953 3,938 15 #58 girl name
1938 3,722 3,709 13 #68 girl name
1939 4,010 3,993 17 #57 girl name
1940 3,812 3,791 21 #63 girl name
1941 4,290 4,275 15 #58 girl name
1942 4,516 4,504 12 #58 girl name
1943 4,475 4,463 12 #60 girl name
1944 3,991 3,973 18 #65 girl name
1945 3,476 3,464 12 #80 girl name
1946 3,959 3,945 14 #90 girl name
1947 4,283 4,276 7 #89 girl name
1948 3,808 3,799 9 #94 girl name
1949 3,529 3,522 7
1950 3,609 3,601 8 #98 girl name
1951 3,428 3,422 6
1952 3,269 3,264 5
1953 3,175 3,170 5
1954 3,070 3,063 7
1955 2,934 2,934 0
1956 3,004 2,996 8
1957 3,062 3,056 6
1958 3,705 3,696 9
1959 3,464 3,458 6
1960 3,427 3,411 16
1961 3,356 3,346 10
1962 3,116 3,110 6
1963 2,668 2,655 13
1964 2,739 2,734 5
1965 2,407 2,396 11
1966 2,127 2,116 11
1967 1,794 1,794 0
1968 1,691 1,676 15
1969 1,643 1,635 8
1970 1,568 1,557 11
1971 1,389 1,381 8
1972 1,107 1,101 6
1973 1,039 1,039 0
1974 1,059 1,059 0
1975 944 937 7
1976 801 801 0
1977 726 726 0
1978 591 586 5
1979 635 635 0
1980 599 599 0
1981 506 506 0
1982 515 509 6
1983 452 447 5
1984 458 450 8
1985 399 399 0
1986 369 369 0
1987 355 355 0
1988 331 331 0
1989 310 310 0
1990 312 312 0
1991 279 279 0
1992 228 228 0
1993 219 219 0
1994 197 197 0
1995 184 184 0
1996 170 170 0
1997 179 172 7
1998 171 164 7
1999 132 132 0
2000 146 140 6
2001 131 131 0
2002 122 117 5
2003 133 125 8
2004 125 116 9
2005 103 98 5
2006 102 96 6
2007 102 102 0
2008 93 87 6
2009 98 98 0
2010 73 73 0
2011 73 73 0
2012 61 55 6
2013 68 68 0
2014 71 71 0
2015 86 86 0
2016 70 70 0
2017 75 75 0

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Popularity of Joann as a first name

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Common last names for Joann

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Miller
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Martin
  • Moore
  • White
  • Taylor
  • Thompson
  • Thomas
  • Clark
  • King
  • Harris
  • Robinson
  • Jackson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Joann U.S.
  White 83.64% 64.26%
  African American 7.27% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.45% 16.26%

Of Last Name Joann

People with the last name Joann are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Joann

  • What name lists does Joann rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Joann? Joann is the 461st most popular name of all time. As a last name Joann was the 85,049th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Joann have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 156,913 babies born with the first name Joann in the United States. That's more than enough people named Joann to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Joann? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1891 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Joann first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Joann is Monday, August 21st, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Joann born? The highest recorded use of the first name Joann was in 1942 with a total of 4,504 babies. That's a lot of babies named Joann!
  • Random Joann Factoid: According to the 1955 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Joann ranks 91st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 94 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1955.
  • Weird things about the name Joann: Your name in reverse order is Nnaoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jonna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Joann? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 220 people with the last name Joann.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Joann? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Joann as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • 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).
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