[ 3 syll. jo-han-na, joh-a-nna ] The baby girl name Johanna is pronounced in Dutch as Yow-HHAAN-Naa or in German as Yow-HHAA-Naa †. Johanna's language of origin is Hebrew, and it is predominantly used in the Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, and Scandinavian languages.
Johanna is a Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, and Scandinavian variant transcription of Jane (English).
Johanna is also a German and Hungarian variant transcription of Jean (English and Scottish).
Johanna is also a variant transcription of Joan (English).
Johanna is also a Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Hungarian, and Scandinavian variant transcription of Joanna (English and Polish).
Johanna is also a variant transcription of Johana (Czech).
Forms of Johanna include the short forms Jo (English and German), Jona (Scandinavian and English), and Jonna (Finnish, Scandinavian, and English), the diminutive forms Asia (Polish), Han (English), Hanne (German and Scandinavian), Hannele (Finnish), Hanni (German), Hannie (Dutch), Hansi (German), Janna (Dutch, English, German, Scandinavian, and Hebrew), Janne (Finnish, German, and Scandinavian), Jenna (English and German), Jenni (English and Finnish), Johanneke (Dutch), and Joke (Dutch), and the variant spellings Joahanah (English), Johana (Czech), Johanah (English), and Johannah (English).
Johanna is an all-time favorite. Currently it is still a fairly popular baby name for girls, though not to the extent it was in the past. The name's popularity rose from the 1950s up to the 1980s. Its usage peaked modestly in 1984 with 0.051% of baby girls being given the name Johanna. It ranked at #265 then. The baby name has since experienced a drop in popularity. In 2018, it ranked at #536 with a usage of 0.032%. Among the group of girl names directly linked to Johanna, Joanna was the most frequently used. The name was twice as popular as Johanna in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Johanna include Johana, Jamuna, Janaya, Jania, Janiah, Janina, Janiya, Joanna, Joannah, Johannah, Johanne, Junia, Eujanie, Ioana, Ioane, Ioanna, Iuana, Yamai, Yamama, and Yameena.
† Pronunciation for Johanna: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
A famous person named Johanna is Opera Singer, Jenny Lind, born Johanna Maria Lind, October 6, 1820 - November 2, 1887, Stockholm, Sweden.