Meaning:
God is Gracious

Origin:
Dutch
German
Latin

Vivacious, Light-Hearted, Effervescent

The Seahorse

Johanna is a variation of the name John, meaning ‘God is Gracious‘. In countries such as Sweden and Germany this name is commonly pronounced with a Y sound at the start.

Nicknames such as Joey, Jo, Hannah and Anna are all sweet and easily accepted.

Some more amazing variations of this name include: Slavic – Ivana, Zhanna and Yanka, Celtic – Sinead, Siân and Sheena, Swedish – Joline, Dutch – Jana, Italian Gianna, Estonian and Finnish – Janika, and SpanishXoana.