US Popularity:232
Other Origin(s):Native American, British
Meaning:From the open plain; Treeless grassland
Gift baby this beautiful name as they journey into the wide, open world! Savannah is a girl's name of Spanish and Native American origin. Derived from the extinct Arawakan Taíno language, Savannah's roots lie in the word zabana, meaning "from the open plain" or "treeless grassland." Alternatively, the name might also be considered a toponym, referencing the oldest city in the state of Georgia. Savannah has maintained its popularity in the United States ever since baby name records began in the 1880s, proving its enduring character and charm.

Famous People Named Savannah

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    Autumn and Peter Philips

Savannah Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Savannah is currently #256 on The Bump
Girl:Savannah is currently #192 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Savannah is currently #232 in U.S. births
Girl:Savannah is currently #92 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 16
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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