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Hanna - Meaning of Hanna

What does Hanna mean?

Meaning of the name HannaHannahAnnaGiannaAnaAniyahJaneJennaNinaJoannaAnnieGiaJanelleJohannaAnyaHanHaniaHanka

[ 2 syll. han-na, ha-nna ] The baby girl name Hanna is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced in German as HHAA-Naa †.

1: Hanna's language of origin is Hebrew. It is predominantly used in Dutch, English, Polish, and Scandinavian.

2: Hanna's language of origin is Arabic. The meaning here is 'congratulations, to your health'.

3: Hanna is of African-Hausa origin. Meaning: 'prevented, forbidden'.

In addition, Hanna is a spelling variant of the English, French, German, Hebrew, and Yiddish Hannah in the Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Latvian, Polish, Scandinavian, and Ukrainian languages and a form of Anna in the Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Latvian, Polish, Scandinavian, and Ukrainian languages.

Hanna is also a form of the English Jane in the Dutch, Finnish, German, and Scandinavian languages.

See also the related categories, hausa, dutch, polish, scandinavian, and arabic.

Hanna is a rather popular baby girl name. The name increased in popularity from the 1980s up to the 1990s. Its usage peaked modestly in 1998 with 0.098% of baby girls being named Hanna. It was #165 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a drop in frequency since then. In 2017, it ranked at #538 with a usage of 0.030%. Among the family of girl names directly related to Hanna, Hannah was the most widely used. It was 10 times more commonly used than Hanna in 2017.

Baby names that sound like Hanna include Hana, Hanaa, Hannah, Chana, Chanah, Channah, Haimee, Haimey, Haimie, Hajna, Hama, Hanh, Hani, Hania, Hanin, Hanni, Hannie, Hanny, Hayam, and Haymee.

† Pronunciation for Hanna: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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