Popularity:4721
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:God is gracious
Joana is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin. This name translates to “God is gracious” and is related to Saint Joanna, one of the women related to the ministry of Mary Magdalene. While Joanna is a name that is stalwart in its popularity, the alternate spelling of Joana offers a breath of fresh air. It lends itself to sweet nicknames like Joan or Ana with ease and has a distinctly chic presentation when written down. If you want to straddle the lines of tradition and innovation with baby’s name, Joana could be a hit for you.
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