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Johanna is a German baby girl’s name meaning “God is gracious”. Johanna is the feminine form of the Hebrew name John. Johanna is a more posh and popular spelling of the English name Joanna.

Meaning of the name Johanna:

German: God is gracious

Origin of the name Johanna:

Johanna is a German baby girl’s name that means “God is gracious”. Johanna is the Germanic spelling of the English name Joanna. It is the feminine form of the Hebrew name John.

Symbolism of the name Johanna:

The primrose is a flower associated with people who are gracious.

Style of the name Johanna:

traditional

Gender of the name Johanna:

Johanna is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Johanna:

yo-HA-na (German), yuw-HA-na (Swedish), jo-HAN-ə, jo-AN-ə(English)

Number of syllables in the name Johanna:

three

Emotion evoked from the name Johanna:

Johanna evokes feelings of refinement and hard work.

Alternative spellings for the name Johanna:

Joanna, Johanne, Ioanna, Yohanna

Nicknames for the name Johanna:

Popularity of the name Johanna:

According to the Social Security Administration, Johanna is a baby girl’s name that has been popular since 1900. Johanna has remained between #300 and #500 consistently during that time only beginning to fall in popularity in 2013. As of 2020 it is #644.

Related names for the name Johanna:

Great middle names for the name Johanna and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Johanna:

  • Johanna Braddy (American actress)
  • Johanna von Trapp (musician)
  • Johanna Larsson (Swedish tennis player)
  • Johanna Lindsey (American novelist)
  • Johanna Sjöberg (Swedish Olympic swimmer)

Johannas in popular culture:

  • Johanna Barker (media, “Sweeney Todd”)
  • Johanna Mason (literature, Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins)
  • Johanna Reyes (literature, Divergent series by Veronica Roth)
  • Johanna Beckett (television, “Castle”)
  • Johanna Petit (comic, “The Author's Apprentice”)