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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

From Iohanna, Ioanna, Latin form of the English New Testament name Joanna, feminine form of John. Used as a Latinization of Joan in medieval English records.

  1. A female given name occasionally used in English.

Johanna was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Norwegian, Portuguese, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Johanna

Johanna was born on May 17th, 1991 in Sydney, Australia.

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Johanna Braddy is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2004. Johanna was given the name Johanna Elizabeth Braddy on August 30th, 1987 in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

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Johanna was given the name Johanna Mansfield Sullivan on April 14th, 1866 in Feeding Hills, Agawam, Massachusetts. She breathed her last breath on October 20th, 1936.

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Puma was given the name Johanna Jussinniemi on September 13th, 1976 in Stockholm.

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Josie Maran is a model (people), actor, and entrepreneurship. Josie was given the name Johanna Selhorst Maran on May 8th, 1978 in Menlo Park, California, United States.

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Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir is a 24th Prime Minister of Iceland, Minister of Social Affairs, Social Security, and Minister of Welfare (Iceland). Jóhanna was born on October 4th, 1942 in Reykjavík.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Johanna

Princess was born as the child of Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse, Princess Cecilie of Greece, and Denmark on September 20th, 1936 in Darmstadt. She left this life on June 14th, 1939.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 64 64 0
1881 58 58 0
1882 74 74 0
1883 85 85 0
1884 73 73 0
1885 87 87 0
1886 105 105 0
1887 86 86 0
1888 118 118 0
1889 114 114 0
1890 108 108 0
1891 122 122 0
1892 141 141 0
1893 155 155 0
1894 127 127 0
1895 151 151 0
1896 157 157 0
1897 123 123 0
1898 161 161 0
1899 128 128 0
1900 144 144 0
1901 119 119 0
1902 114 114 0
1903 91 91 0
1904 125 125 0
1905 102 102 0
1906 108 108 0
1907 116 116 0
1908 103 103 0
1909 102 102 0
1910 141 141 0
1911 121 121 0
1912 188 188 0
1913 196 196 0
1914 256 256 0
1915 319 319 0
1916 366 366 0
1917 354 354 0
1918 307 307 0
1919 294 294 0
1920 297 297 0
1921 332 332 0
1922 272 272 0
1923 260 260 0
1924 300 300 0
1925 267 267 0
1926 228 228 0
1927 242 242 0
1928 207 207 0
1929 229 229 0
1930 243 243 0
1931 201 201 0
1932 245 245 0
1933 206 206 0
1934 281 281 0
1935 278 278 0
1936 250 250 0
1937 268 268 0
1938 261 261 0
1939 293 293 0
1940 269 269 0
1941 283 283 0
1942 320 320 0
1943 289 289 0
1944 278 278 0
1945 225 225 0
1946 272 272 0
1947 317 317 0
1948 273 273 0
1949 263 263 0
1950 244 244 0
1951 239 239 0
1952 268 268 0
1953 271 271 0
1954 227 227 0
1955 265 265 0
1956 291 291 0
1957 273 273 0
1958 275 275 0
1959 279 279 0
1960 310 310 0
1961 375 375 0
1962 355 355 0
1963 395 395 0
1964 377 377 0
1965 375 375 0
1966 328 328 0
1967 300 300 0
1968 301 301 0
1969 406 406 0
1970 412 412 0
1971 455 455 0
1972 410 410 0
1973 500 494 6
1974 576 571 5
1975 541 541 0
1976 620 620 0
1977 608 608 0
1978 520 520 0
1979 553 544 9
1980 874 866 8
1981 888 880 8
1982 802 796 6
1983 784 778 6
1984 929 919 10
1985 918 904 14
1986 812 804 8
1987 777 768 9
1988 750 742 8
1989 707 707 0
1990 707 699 8
1991 695 690 5
1992 670 662 8
1993 590 590 0
1994 574 574 0
1995 582 582 0
1996 587 587 0
1997 613 613 0
1998 511 511 0
1999 538 538 0
2000 594 594 0
2001 683 677 6
2002 612 612 0
2003 545 545 0
2004 585 585 0
2005 777 777 0
2006 857 857 0
2007 785 785 0
2008 706 701 5
2009 652 652 0
2010 696 696 0
2011 562 562 0
2012 638 638 0
2013 561 561 0
2014 569 569 0
2015 578 578 0
2016 561 561 0
2017 559 559 0

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Popularity of Johanna as a first name

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Common last names for Johanna

  • Johnson
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  • Anderson
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Fun Facts about the name Johanna

  • How Popular is the name Johanna? Johanna is the 990th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Johanna have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 51,029 babies born with the first name Johanna in the United States. That's more than enough people named Johanna to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Johanna? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 64 new born babies.
  • When was Johanna first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Johanna is Sunday, January 10th, 1864.
  • What year had the most people named Johanna born? The highest recorded use of the first name Johanna was in 1984 with a total of 919 babies.
  • Random Johanna Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Johanna ranks 101st in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 12 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Johanna: Your name in reverse order is Annahoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nohnaaj. How do you pronounce that?

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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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