HeartYo-HAHN-ah; Joe-HANN-ah
"God is gracious"

Johanna Origin and Meaning

The name Johanna is a girl's name of Hebrew, German origin meaning "God is gracious".
Johanna is the version of this name used in Holland, Germany, and Scandinavia. The extra h makes Johanna a slightly more dignified version of Joanna.

A notable namesake is the author of Heidi, Johanna Spyri. There are Johannas in Sweeney Todd, The Hunger Games, and the Bob Dylan song, "Visions of Johanna."
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Famous People Named Johanna

  • Johanna Maria "Jenny" LindSwedish opera singer
  • Johanna CharlottePrincess of Anhalt,Dessau; Margravine of Brandenburg,Schwedt; Abbess of Herford Abbey
  • Johanna Marina EleonorePrincess of Hesse and by Rhine, daughter of Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse and Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark; niece of Britain's Prince Philip
  • Johanna Elizabeth BraddyAmerican actress
  • Johanna von Trappmember of the Von Trapp Family Singers
  • Johanna LarssonSwedish tennis player
  • Johanna KontaAustralian,British tennis player
  • Johanna Lindsey (born Johanna Helen Howard)American romance novelist
  • Johanna Sigurdardottirformer prime minister of Iceland
  • Johanna SjöbergSwedish Olympic swimmer
  • Johanna SpyriSwiss children's author
  • Johanna Gudrun Jonsdottir aka YohannaIcelandic pop singer
  • Johanna Sofia Blåsippa (Sofia) KarlssonSwedish folk singer and instrumentalist
  • Johanna LongAmerican NASCAR driver
  • Johanna Maria Ellinor BerglundSällström, Swedish actress
  • Johanna Rachel FatemanAmerican writer and musician

Johanna in Pop Culture

  • Johanna Barkercharacter and song in "Sweeney Todd"
  • Johanna Masoncharacter in the Hunger Games series
  • Johanna Reyescharacter in the Divergent series
  • Johanna Beckettcharacter on TV's "Castle"
  • Johanna Petitcharacter in webcomic "The Author's Apprentice"
  • Johanna Rothermundmain character in East German TV series "Johanna"
  • "Visions of Johanna" song by Bob Dylan
  • "Johanna of the Spirits"song by the Cherry Poppin' Daddies
  • "Johanna" song by The Stooges
  • "Johanna" 2005 Hungarian film

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