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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.

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

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Nicknames for Johanna

Johanna evokes feelings of refinement and hard work. We've compiled a list of fun options for you to nickname the Johanna in your life. However, feel free to come up with a nickname that's unique to their personality.

Johanna Name Details

Style: Traditional

Gender: Johanna is traditionally considered a girls name.

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

Syllables: Three

Alternative Spelling for Johanna

Johanna Name Popularity

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.

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Great Middle Names for Johanna and Their Meanings

Famous People Named Johanna

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