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Gender: F Meaning of Hannah: "grace" Origin of Hannah: Hebrew Hannah's Popularity in 2014: #28

Hannah is one of the nation's top biblical girls' names—it surpassed Sarah in 1998, and is behind only Abigail and Elizabeth. Hannah is a name with many sources of appeal: Old Testament roots, soft and gentle sound, and a homey yet aristocratic image. The Biblical Hannah was the mother of Samuel.

The TV show Hannah Montana was a huge TV teen sensation from 2006 to 2011, and in the present it's the name Lena Dunham chose for her own character in her hit series Girls.

Hannah is also a name that in its varied versions, which include Hana and Hanna, has roots in many cultures, from Hebrew to Arabic, European to Asian. All in all, Hannah is still a wonderful if widely used name.

Famous People Named Hannah

Hannah Arendt, German-American political theorist
Hannah Wood, American actress; sister of Elijah Wood
Hannah Gordon, Scottish actress
Hannah Wilke, American painter
Hannah Teter, American snowboarder
(Hannah) Dakota Fanning, American actress
Hannah Simone, Canadian Actress
Hannah Gibson, daughter of actor Mel Gibson
Hannah Joy Gosselin, daughter of American TV personalities Jon & Kate Gosselin
Hannah Ware, English model and actress
Hannah Trigwell, English singer
Hannah Tinti, American writer
Hannah Kearney, Olympic athlete
Hannah Cohen, American singer
Hannah Storm, journalist
Hannah Szenes, World War II hero
Hannah Spearitt, English actress
Hannah Davis, fashion model
Hannah Georgas, Canadian singer
Hannah Hart, internet personality and comedian
Hannah Hoch, German artist
Hannah Yelland, British actress
Hannah More, English writer
Hannah Mali Rose, daughter of American actress Sarah Drew
Hannah Kathryn Hader, daughter of American comedian Bill Hader

Pop Culture References for the name Hannah

Hannah Abbott, character in the Harry Potter series
Hannah Diamant, character in manga/anime "Attack on Titan"
"Hannah and Her Sisters," 1986 movie
Hannah, character in the 2008 movie "Made of Honor"
Hannah Rayburn, character on TV's "State of Grace"
Hannah Baker, character in "Thirteen Reasons Why" by Jay Asher
Hannah McKay, character on TV's "Dexter"
Hannah Horvath, main character in HBO's show "Girls"
"Hannah Hunt", song by band Vampire Weekend
Hannah Tupper, character in 'The Witch of Blackbird Pond'
Hannah Baxter, from TV series "Secret Diary of a Call Girl"
Hannah Javensen, character in "The Face on the Milk Carton"
Hannah Jarvis, character in "Arcadia" by Tom Stoppard
Hannah Burley, character on TV series "Bones"
"Hannah Montana," Disney TV series
Hannah Anafeloz, character in the manga/anime Kuroshitsuji /Black Butler
Hannah Shepard, mother of player character Commander Shepard from the Mass Effect franchise, "Spacer" background
Hannah Rose/Brown from children's novel "The Puzzle Ring"
"Hannah Takes the Stairs," 2007 movie
Hannah Conroy Scott, character in This golden land, by Barbara Wood
Hannah Weaver, Character in the 2011 film Crazy, Stupid, Love
Hannah Rosso- character in the children's novel '10 Kids, No Pets', by Ann M Martin

Hanae, Channah, Honna, Nanney, Chana, Nan, Hannie, Hannaa, Chanah, Hanny, Hanah, Hanna, Channach, Chanha, Hanni

Hannah's International Variations

Hajina, Anci, Analee, Nusi (Hungarian) Annalie (Finnish) Anne, Ann (English) Anka, Hania, Ania (Polish) Hana (Slavic) Anezka (Czech) Haniyyah (Tunisian) Anya (Russian) Anneka (Swedish) Hanne (Nordic) Anna (Italian) Ana (Spanish) Hannele (German) Haniyah (Moroccan)