Janne Name Meaning & Origin

Janne

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Origin of the name Joanna:

Middle Latin feminine form of Joannes (God is gracious). The name is derived from the Greek Iōannes, a derivative of the Hebrew Yehanan, a short form of Yehohanan, which is from yehōhānān (Yahweh is gracious).

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At the moment it is the eightieth most popular girl's name in Norway.

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I'm a Finnish guy and my name is Janne (a very common boy's name in Finland). Because Janne seems to be a girl's name in most of the other countries, it has caused a few confusing situations.

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"Janne" is a Scandinavian nickname for "Johanna", which means "God is gracious".

Famous real-life people named Janne: | Edit

Janne Bondi Johannessen, Norwegian professor
Janne Kolling, Danish handball player
Janne Haaland Matlary, Norwegian politician and writer

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