Hanna

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Latin spelling of the Hebrew name חַנָּה (Channah) = 'mercy', 'favour' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

2) Short form of Johanna [1] [2] [3] [4] [9]

3) Female form of Hans

Related Names

Hana
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Háne
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Greenlandic
Hanka
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Hanna
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Hánna
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Sami
Hánná
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Sami
Hannah
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Hanne
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Hanni
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Hannie
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Norwegian Swedish
Hannukka
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Finish
Hannuli
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Finish
Hanny
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Danish Norwegian Swedish
Hanný
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Icelandic

See also Anna, Handine, Hannele, Hanniken

Combinations

For combinations see HANN (name element)

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Hannuson Faroe Islands
Honnuson Faroe Islands
Hönnuson Iceland

Female

Hannudóttir Faroe Islands
Honnudóttir Faroe Islands
Hönnudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Hanna
Genitive: Hannas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Hanna
Accusative: Hannu / Honnu
Dative: Hannu / Honnu
Genitive: Hannu / Honnu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Hanna
Genitive: Hannan
Partitive: Hannaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Hanna
Accusative: Hönnu
Dative: Hönnu
Genitive: Hönnu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Hanna
Genitive: Hannas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Hanna
Genitive: Hannas

Name Days

Finland Finland

21 July

Norway Norway

5 January

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

21 July

Sweden Sweden

5 January

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

  • In the Old Testament, Hanna is the name of Samuel's mother

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

Please turn your device to landscape orientation for better view of statistics tables and graphs.
Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[11]
32551 51688 32130 50676 421 1012
Finland Finland[12]
n.a.
33382
n.a.
33376
n.a.
6
Norway Norway[13]
7279
n.a.
7271
n.a.
8
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[14]
2327
n.a.
2319
n.a.
8
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[15]
798 1058
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[16]
6 37
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Hanna (f) Sources: [11][14][13][12]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Hanna (f) Sources: [17]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Hanna (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Hanna (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Hanna (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  8. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Ordbog over muslimske fornavne i Danmark (2005)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  10. 10.0 10.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  11. 11.0 11.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. 14.0 14.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  16. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  17. details see Name Statistic tables