Name Joanna Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Joanna


Joanna is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Joanna?

Joanna is a Polish and English variant of the Greek name Iōanna (Ἰωάννα), which derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan (יוֹחָנָן).

What does the name Joanna mean?

Joanna means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of Joanna

Variants of the name Joanna

Ioanna Joana Yoanna

Popularity of the name Joanna

The name Joanna is ranked #1678 overall.

Joanna in the Top 50 Names

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