Of Hebrew and Greek origin.
A variant form of the name Joanna, from the Greek name Ιωάννα, Ioanna, which became Iohanna in Latin.
All of these names are associated with the masculine name John, meaning “graced by God”.
Greek name Ιωάννα derives from Hebrew Yôhannah, meaning “graced by God”.
Other forms of the name are Joan, Joanna, Janis, Jane, Jo, Jolene, Ivana, Jean, Jeanne, Joni, Giovanna, Seana, Zana.
Masculine forms of the name are John, Jon, Jan, Yannis, Giannis, Giovanni, Sean, Ivan, Xoán, Ian, etc.
Johanna is ranked #13 in Austria, and #27 in Iceland.
Famous bearers are Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir, Johanna Wokalek, Johanna Larsson, Johanna Lindsey, Johanna Sjöberg, Johanna Sällström, Johanna Long.