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Gender: F Meaning of Joanne: "God is gracious" Origin of Joanne: French variation of Joanna

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A Top 100 name from the 1930s all the way through the 1950s, it's now firmly in Mom -- or Grandma -- land and supplanted for babies by Joanna.....or even great-grandmother Josephine. In its heyday, it had a host of variations, including JoAnn and Jo-Anne.

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Famous People Named Joanne

Joanne Froggatt, British actress who plays Anna on "Downton Abbey"
Joanne Whalley, English actress starring in "The Borgias"
Joanne Woodward, American actress, wife of Paul Newman
Joanne "J. K." Rowling, author of the "Harry Potter" series (she has no middle name so she uses Kathleen as her middle)
Jo Anne Worley, comedienne (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In)
Joanne Dru, American film & TV actress

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