Name: Joanna

Origin and Meaning of the Name Joanna

  • Meaning:
    God is gracious
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  • Meaning:
    God is gracious
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  • Pronunciation:
    (jo AN nah)
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    English speaking countries
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    From the Latin and Greek form Ioanna. In the New Testament, the name is borne by a woman who was one of Jesus's followers.

    Other famous Joannas include actress Joanna Lumley and author Joanna Trollope.

    'Joanna' is cockney rhyming slang for a piano.

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