Hannah: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Hannah

Hannah

Pronunciation: HA-nə, HAH-nə (key)

Origin of the name Hannah:

Derived from the Hebrew hannāh, chaanach (gracious, full of grace, mercy). The name, borne in the Bible by the mother of the prophet Samuel, received a boost in popularity by the Puritans, who favored Bible names.

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Is another form of Channah.

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Nicknames for Hannah: | Edit

H, Hay, Hann, Hannie, Nanna, Han, Banana

Meanings and history of the name Hannah: | Edit

The meaning of the name is 'Grace'.

Famous real-life people named Hannah: | Edit

Hannah Arendt - German-American political theorist
Hannah Wood - American actress; sister of Elijah Wood
Hannah Gordon - Scottish actress
Hannah Wilke - American painter
Hannah Teter - American snowboarder
Hannah Cornett - American model and actress
Hannah Cowley - American dramatist and poet
Hannah Hoes van Buren - former First Lady of the United States and wife of Martin van Buren
Hannah Storm - American TV presenter
Hannah Webster Foster - American novelist

Hannah in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Hannah Montana", television show on the Disney Channel.
Hannah Abbott - Character in Harry Potter Series
Hannah the Brave, a Neopets game and plot character.

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