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Alternatives to Hannah

Baby girl name you love but fear is overused? Here are some possible substitutes.

  • Ana

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    Pared-down form loses none of the name's grace or power. Ana is one of the most popular Spanish names for girls in the US.Read More 

  • Annalie

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    Melodious and unusual form of a name with an uncountable number of variations. Many will understand it as the more down-to-earth Annalee.Read More 

  • Anya

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    Anya is an exotic Russian version that succeeds in making Ann dynamic.

    Anya is the form found most frequently in Russia, Poland and other East European countries, while Anja is the... Read More 

  • Dinah

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    As the song says, "Dinah, is there anyone finer?" Dinah is a charming, underused Old Testament name, long shunned for its old slave-name stereotype--Dinah was the family cook in Uncle Tom's... Read More 

  • Hannah

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    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,... Read More 

  • Hope

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    Can a name as virtuous as Hope be cool and trendy? Strangely enough -- yes. But though this optimistic Puritan favorite is experiencing substantial popularity, Hope is too pure and elegant to be... Read More 

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  • Leah

    Gender: F LoveDislike

    For several years now, this serene and gentle biblical name has been gaining a considerable following. Many use Leah as a less common alternative to Sarah or Hannah, Rebecca or Rachel. ... Read More 

  • Nora

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    Nora is a lovely, refined name that conjures up images of Belle Epoch ladies in fur-trimmed coats skating in Central Park, the independent Ibsen heroine of A Doll's House, and the female... Read More 

  • Sanna

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    If you're ready to move beyond Anna and Hannah, consider this, one of the most widely used names in Scandinavia. Read More 

  • Susannah

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    Susannah is by far the most stylish form of the classic name now that Susan and Suzanne have retired. Susannah has biblical and musical pedigrees, is impervious to trends, and has an irresistible,... Read More 

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