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Joanne

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5.1m John (Hebrew)
485k Joan (Hebrew)
481k Jean (English)
369k Jane (English)
341k Juan (Spanish)
163k Jeanne (French)
100k Joanna (English)
76k Jan (Dutch)
50k Johanna (German)
44k Jana (Slavic)
36k Jeannie (French)
28k Jayne (American)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1888 5 5 0
1893 6 6 0
1895 5 5 0
1902 8 8 0
1903 9 9 0
1904 8 8 0
1905 14 14 0
1907 19 19 0
1908 19 19 0
1909 16 16 0
1910 28 28 0
1911 24 24 0
1912 35 35 0
1913 52 52 0
1914 55 55 0
1915 84 84 0
1916 118 118 0
1917 114 114 0
1918 171 171 0
1919 144 144 0
1920 208 208 0
1921 233 233 0
1922 248 248 0
1923 342 342 0
1924 475 475 0
1925 636 636 0
1926 944 944 0
1927 1,158 1,158 0
1928 1,658 1,650 8
1929 2,497 2,497 0
1930 3,163 3,153 10 #81 girl name
1931 3,767 3,756 11 #68 girl name
1932 3,743 3,731 12 #62 girl name
1933 3,734 3,719 15 #56 girl name
1934 4,562 4,543 19 #45 girl name
1935 4,581 4,563 18 #45 girl name
1936 4,322 4,305 17 #48 girl name
1937 4,355 4,333 22 #51 girl name
1938 4,262 4,250 12 #57 girl name
1939 4,242 4,223 19 #53 girl name
1940 4,436 4,419 17 #54 girl name
1941 4,672 4,664 8 #54 girl name
1942 5,363 5,342 21 #48 girl name
1943 5,280 5,269 11 #49 girl name
1944 4,540 4,529 11 #54 girl name
1945 4,633 4,617 16 #53 girl name
1946 5,508 5,503 5 #57 girl name
1947 6,074 6,063 11 #56 girl name
1948 5,509 5,497 12 #65 girl name
1949 5,755 5,746 9 #61 girl name
1950 5,499 5,493 6 #67 girl name
1951 5,358 5,358 0 #73 girl name
1952 5,360 5,352 8 #78 girl name
1953 5,889 5,884 5 #71 girl name
1954 5,429 5,429 0 #78 girl name
1955 4,998 4,986 12 #88 girl name
1956 4,679 4,672 7 #99 girl name
1957 5,118 5,105 13 #94 girl name
1958 5,935 5,925 10 #80 girl name
1959 5,350 5,340 10 #92 girl name
1960 4,884 4,875 9 #99 girl name
1961 4,612 4,612 0
1962 4,026 4,014 12
1963 3,862 3,856 6
1964 3,579 3,572 7
1965 3,160 3,149 11
1966 2,733 2,724 9
1967 2,345 2,336 9
1968 2,140 2,129 11
1969 2,091 2,082 9
1970 1,962 1,952 10
1971 1,652 1,652 0
1972 1,351 1,345 6
1973 1,299 1,299 0
1974 1,261 1,254 7
1975 1,139 1,133 6
1976 947 947 0
1977 920 915 5
1978 732 732 0
1979 759 759 0
1980 701 701 0
1981 676 676 0
1982 632 632 0
1983 563 563 0
1984 518 510 8
1985 533 526 7
1986 466 459 7
1987 466 466 0
1988 430 430 0
1989 462 462 0
1990 423 418 5
1991 398 398 0
1992 327 327 0
1993 338 338 0
1994 286 286 0
1995 274 274 0
1996 268 263 5
1997 247 247 0
1998 236 236 0
1999 211 211 0
2000 226 226 0
2001 187 187 0
2002 174 174 0
2003 176 176 0
2004 184 184 0
2005 147 147 0
2006 140 140 0
2007 148 148 0
2008 129 129 0
2009 110 110 0
2010 103 103 0
2011 93 93 0
2012 102 102 0
2013 95 95 0
2014 113 113 0
2015 95 95 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Joanne baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 211,580 babies born with the name Joanne in the United States. That's more than enough Joannes to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Joanne" was in 1947 with a total of 6,063 babies. (That's a lot of baby Joannes)

According to the 1955 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Joanne" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 8 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1955. Across the entire United States a total of 4,998 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Joanne

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

Joanne Woodward

Joanne Woodward is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1955 to present. Joanne was born in 1930 as Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier Woodward in Thomasville, Georgia, U.S.

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Joanne Whalley

Joanne Whalley is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1975 to present. Joanne was born in 1964 in Salford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling is a novelist. J.K. was born in 1965 as Joanne Rowling in Yate, Gloucestershire, England.

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Jo O'Meara

Jo O'Meara is a singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality specializing in pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to 2007. Jo was born in 1979 as Joanne Valda O'Meara in Romford, Greater London, England, UK.

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Joanne Rose

Joanne was born in 1976.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Joanne

Joanne Chesimard
Joanne Fluke
Joanne Froggatt
Joanne Nosuchinsky
Joanne Kelly
Joanne Tucker

Alternative Meanings

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

Your name in reverse order is "Ennaoj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nojena". 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 Joanne born Aug 29, 1980

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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 Central Russia approximately on 1500. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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