Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:God has favored me, favor; Grace
Hanna is a feminine name of Hebrew origin, meaning "favor," "grace," or "God has favored me." Hanna has multiple variants, including the more commonly spelled Hannah, Anna, and Ana. Simple but beautiful, Hanna sits in close quarters with other timeless titles that all sport an air of grace. This gorgeous name is modest and unique in style, eliminating the fuss and frills of extra syllables while still standing out from the crowd. Parents who are looking to pay homage to their Swiss heritage might also enjoy this name for its popularity in the crossroads of Europe. This popularity most likely stems from the tradition in Switzerland to name their children after figures in the Old Testament. Notable namesakes include Swedish actress Hanna Alström and Swiss actress and theatre director Hanna Scheuring.

Famous People Named Hanna

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  • William Hanna
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