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Joanne is one of those names that just feels solid. While it's been the name of fictional characters and famous people alike, it's also the kind of name that just seems to be familiar. Read on to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Joanne:

Latin: God is gracious.

Origin of the name Joanne:

Joanne is a female version of the name John, which in Latin translates to “God is gracious”.

Symbolism of the name Joanne:

Joanne symbolizes both a commitment to faith and a kind of devotion to duty and family. The name tends to be given in hopes of both grounding a child and in helping to guide her spiritually.

Style of the name Joanne:

Traditional

Gender of the name Joanne:

Joanne is almost exclusively given as a name to a baby girl.

Pronunciation of the name Joanne:

JOE-ANNE

Number of syllables in the name Joanne:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Joanne:

Joanne is a name that tends to evoke a feeling of familiarity and compassion in the name of those who see a baby with this name.

Alternative spellings for the name Joanne:

  • Joeanne
  • Joann
  • Joane

Nicknames for the name Joanne:

Popularity of the name Joanne:

According to the Social Security Administration, Joanne last ranked as one of the 1000 most popular baby girl names in the United States in 2000, at which time it ranked at position 944. Joanne was most popular in 1935, at which time it was the 45th most popular name for a baby girl.

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Great middle names for Joanne and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Joanne:

Joannes in popular culture:

  • Joanne Gardner (character, Search for Tomorrow)