Joanne Origin and Meaning
The name Joanne is a girl's name of French origin meaning "God is gracious".
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 Kathleen "J. K." RowlingBritish novelist. Author of the world famous Harry Potter series
- Joanne FroggattEnglish actress
- Joanne WhalleyEnglish actress, ex,wife of actor Val Kilmer
- Joanne Gignilliat Trimmier WoodwardAmerican actress, wife of actor Paul Newman
- Joanne Dru (born Joan Letitia LaCock)American actress
- JoAnne Gunderson CarnerAmerican pro golfer
- JoAnne RussellAmerican tennis player
- Joanne Amy JacksonEnglish Olympic swimmer
- Joanne TuckerAmerican actress
- Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanottaaka Lady Gaga
Joanne in Pop Culture
- "Joanne" 2016 album by Lady Gaga
- Joanne Jeffersoncharacter from Broadway musical "Rent"