meaning:Created Name
origin: American


Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Grace

This classic, biblical name also fits right in with today’s trendy, strong but feminine (and somewhat grandma-reminiscent) names. It started being commonly used by the Puritans in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Since then it’s gone up and down in popularity, reaching its peak (by far) in 2000 at number two. Hannah also lays claim as the root of Ann, Anne, Anna, and any other “an-“ variants, as well as variations like Hana, Hanna, and Chana.

Current U.S. popularity rank: 2010: 17

Famous hannah

  • Hannah Montana - character in Hannah Montana
  • Hannah - biblical mother of Samuel
  • Hannah of Hannah and Her Sisters - character in a classic Woody Allen film
  • Hannah Storm - pioneering female sportscaster
  • Hannah Teter - American Olympic athlete

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