Joanna: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Joanna

With Latin, Greek, and Hebrew roots, this name means “God is gracious.” Maybe your little Joanna will be gracious that you gave her life and not talk back when you ask her to clean her room.

Nicknames:

Jo, Jo-Jo, Joey, Josie, Anna, Annie.

Famous people named Joanna:

HGTV star Joanna Gaines; actresses Joanna Kerns, Joanna Gleason, JoAnna Garcia, and Joanna Lumley; singer Joanna Levesque (known as JoJo); fictional Joanna Marie "Jo" Polniaczek from Facts of Life.

Fun fact:

If your daughter decides to channel her inner Joanna Gaines, she may want to shiplap your entire house.

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