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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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 Norwegian Swedish
Hannukka
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Finish
Hannuli
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Finish
Hanny
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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

  • Hanna Olava Winsnes (née Strøm, 23 August 1789 - 19 October 1872), Norwegian poet, novelist and non-fiction writer, particularly remembered for her cookbook
  • Hanna Hammarström (4 November 1829 – 1909), Swedish inventor and industrialist
  • Hanna Birgitta Landing Eriksson (3 December 1931 - 1 October 2016) Swedish actress
  • Hanna Helena Pakarinen (born 17 April 1981), Finnish singer
  • Hanna Margareta Ardéhn (born 4 October 1995), Swedish actress

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
31964 50067 415 975
Norway Norway[11]
7010 n.a. 10 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[12]
2261 n.a. 7 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
759 1000 0 0
Finland Finland[14]
n.a. 33102 n.a. 11
  #: 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: [10][12][11][14]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Hanna(f) Sources: [15]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Hanna(f)

Sources: [10] [12] [11] [14]

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 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  15. details see Name Statistic tables