What does Savannah mean?
The meaning of Savannah is "treeless plain".
Savannah is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Sa-va-nnah.
The Given Name Savannah
In one case it may have originated as a word to describe southern marshlands, derived from the Spanish word sabana which itself is a form of the tropical Carribean Taino word zabana.
Another possible origin is that it may have been the name of a group of Shawnee who migrated to the Savannah river area in the 1680s.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 39 in baby name popularity for girls with 5,455 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
View the Savannah Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Savannah has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Savannah to other names.
Savannah Related Names
The name Zabana is a form of Savannah.
Savannah Name Fun
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