Hannah
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
HAN-ə
Meaning
Gracious
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Hannah originates in Hebrew language and means "gracious". In the Bible, Hannah was an important character, mother of Samuel. It has always been one of the most popular feminine given names in the United States. It functions as a surname as well, a popular bearer being the American actress Daryl Hannah. In the English-speaking countries Hannah has been used since the Protestant Reformation.

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Hana, Hanae, Hanalise, Hanne, Hanka, Hannele, Hannelore, Hanny, Channah, Hanah, Hania, Hanna, Hanni, Hannie, Hena

Famous Hannahs

Hannah Arendt - writer
Hannah Lynch - writer
Hannah Hoch - German artist
Hannah Smith - published author
Hannah Weiner - poet
Hannah Wilke - American photographer
Hannah Stockbauer - athlete
Hannah Wakefield - writer
Hannah Storm - television news personality

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