Hannah Name Meaning & Origin

Hannah

Pronunciation: HA-nə, HAH-nə (key)

Origin of the name Hannah:

Derived from the Hebrew hannāh, chaanach (gracious, full of grace, mercy). The name, borne in the Bible by the mother of the prophet Samuel, received a boost in popularity by the Puritans, who favored Bible names.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Hana, Hanna

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Han, Hannie, Hann, Anna,Nan, banana haha, Nana
hanner, nanner, hannah banana

Meanings and history of the name Hannah

Favor; grace. Fact: Biblical mother of the prophet Samuel.

Famous real-life people named Hannah

Me - teenager
Hannah Arendt - German-American political theorist
Hannah Wood - American actress; sister of Elijah Wood
Hannah Gordon - Scottish actress
Hannah Wilke - American painter
Hannah Teter - American snowboarder
Hannah Cornett - American model and actress
Hannah Cowley - American dramatist and poet
Hannah Hoes van Buren - former First Lady of the United States and wife of Martin van Buren
Hannah Storm - American TV presenter
Hannah Webster Foster - American novelist
Hannah Gosselin - 2nd born of the Gosselin sextuplets, feature on "Jon & Kate plus 8"
Hannah Hart-Youtuber (My Drunk Kitchen)
Hannah Curtis- Olympic Swimmer
Hannah Kathryn Hader (b. 2009), daughter of American comedian, actor, voice actor, producer, and writer Bill Hader

Hannah in song, story & screen

"Hannah Montana", television show on the Disney Channel.
Hannah Longbottom nee Abbott - Character in Harry Potter Series
Hannah the Brave, a Neopets game and plot character.
Hannah Belmont, minor character on Degrassi
Hannah Morgan - Character in novel, Still the Song
Hannah Baker, main character in "Thirteen Reasons Why" by Jay Asher
Hannah Hunt, song by Vampire Weekend

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