What does Hannah mean?
The name Hannah is of Hebrew origin.
The meaning of Hannah is "favor, grace".
Hannah is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ha-nnah.
The Given Name Hannah
Hannah is the anglicized form of the biblical Hebrew Channah
The Greek and Latin verion of the name, which is used in the New Testament, is Anna.
In the Bible, Hannah is "favored" or "graced" with a child, the prophet Samuel.
Hannah falls into the biblical name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Hannah Abbott, and Hannah Murray.
In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 33
in baby name popularity for girls with 5,976 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 28 in baby name popularity for girls with 6,398 occurrences. It ranked 8,247 in baby name popularity for boys with 9 occurrences.
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Hannah Related Names
Hannah is a form of Channah
Variants of the name Hannah include Hanah, Hananna, Hanna, Hannalee, Hannalore, Hannea, Hannela.
The names Anna, Chana, Chanah, Chani, Channa, Channah, Choni, Hannele, Hena, Henda, Hendel, Hene, Heneh, Henye are all forms of Hannah.
Hannah has the diminutives (nicknames) Hannie, Hanny.
- Hannah ~ Biblical Character (1 Sam. 1:2), 1 hurricane
- Hannah Abbott ~ Harry Potter character
- Hannah Murray ~ Actress
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Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Hannah.
It may give you some insight about your new baby.
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Hannah Name Fun
Be creative with the name Hannah.
Just for fun, see the name Hannah in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.
Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Hannah in Nautical Flags page.