Gender Feminine & Masculine
Pronounced Pron. HAN-neh(Danish)
HA-neh(Norwegian)
HA-nə(German)
HAH-nə(Dutch)
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Meaning & History

Danish and Norwegian short form of JOHANNE, or a German and Dutch short form of JOHANNA. This can also be a Dutch short form of JOHANNES (masculine).

Related Names

VariantsJanne(Danish) Janne(Norwegian) Hanna(German) Hanna, Hannes, Hannie, Jennigje, Jo, Johanneke, Joop(Dutch)
DiminutivesJannicke, Jannike(Danish) Jannicke, Jannike(Norwegian)
Feminine FormsJana, Janna(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesDeshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Lashawn, Rashawn, Rashaun, Tajuana(African American) Gjon(Albanian) Yohannes(Amharic) Yahya, Yuhanna(Arabic) Hovhannes, Hovik, Hovo, Ohannes(Armenian) Xuan(Asturian) Ion, Jon, Jone, Ganix, Iban(Basque) Ivan, Zhanna, Yan(Belarusian) Jehohanan, Joanna, Johanan, John(Biblical) Ioanna, Ioannes(Biblical Greek) Yehochanan, Yochanan(Biblical Hebrew) Iohanna, Iohannes(Biblical Latin) Yann, Yanna, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick, Yannig(Breton) Ioan, Ioana, Ivan, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoan, Yoana, Ivo, Vancho, Yanko(Bulgarian) Joan, Joana, Jan(Catalan) Jowan(Cornish) Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanna, Ghjuvanni(Corsican) Ivan, Ivana, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Žana(Croatian) Ivan, Ivana, Jan, Jana, Johana, Hanuš, Honza, Janek(Czech) Evan, Ian, Ivan, Jane, Janessa, Janice, Jean, Jeanne, Joan, Joanna, Johanna, John, Johnna, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shauna, Shavonne, Shawn, Shawna, Sheena, Hank, Jo, Joanie, Joann, Joanne, Joetta, Joey, Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Jojo, Joleen, Jolene, Joline, Jon, Jonelle, Jonette, Joni, Jonie, Shayne(English) Johano, Joĉjo(Esperanto) Jaan, Jaana, Jana, Janika, Johanna, Johannes, Juhan, Ants, Hannes, Janek, Janne(Estonian) Jóannes, Jógvan, Jóhannes, Jón, Jóna(Faroese) Jani, Janika, Janina, Johanna, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani, Hanna, Hannele, Hannes, Hannu, Janna, Janne, Jonna, Juha, Juho, Jukka, Jussi(Finnish) Jean, Jeanne, Johanne, Yann, Yoan, Yoann, Yohan, Yohann, Yvan, Jeannot, Joanne, Yanick, Yanis, Yannic, Yannick(French) Xoán, Xoana(Galician) Ioane, Ivane, Vano(Georgian) Gianna, Giannis, Ioanna, Ioannis, Yanna, Yannis, Yianna, Yiannis, Gianis, Nana, Yanis, Yanni, Yianni(Greek) Keoni(Hawaiian) Yochanan(Hebrew) Iván, János, Johanna, Hanna, Jancsi, Jani(Hungarian) Jens, Jóhann, Jóhanna, Jóhannes, Jón, Jóna, Hannes(Icelandic) Yohanes(Indonesian) Chevonne, Eoin, Seán, Sean, Shane, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Giovanna, Giovanni, Ivan, Ivano, Gia, Gian, Gianna, Gianni, Giannina, Giannino, Giò, Giovannetta, Nina, Nino, Vanna, Vanni(Italian) Johanna, Johannes, Joannes(Late Roman) Ivans, Jānis, Žanna(Latvian) Sjang, Sjeng(Limburgish) Janina, Jonas(Lithuanian) Ivan, Ivana, Jovan, Jovana, Ivo, Jovica, Vancho, Vančo(Macedonian) Ean, Juan(Manx) Hann, Jan, Jon, Hankin, Jackin, Jankin(Medieval English) Jehan, Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Zuan(Medieval Italian) Joan(Occitan) Yahya(Persian) Iwan, Jan, Janina, Joanna, Asia, Janek, Janusz, Joasia(Polish) Joana, João, Joaninha, Joãozinho(Portuguese) Ioan, Ioana, Ion, Ivan, Iancu, Ionel, Ionuț, Nelu(Romanian) Ioann, Ivan, Yana, Zhanna, Vanya(Russian) Juhán(Sami) Giuanna, Giuanne, Juanne(Sardinian) Eoin, Iain, Ian, Jean, Seona, Seonag, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne, Seònaid(Scottish) Ivan, Ivana, Jovan, Jovana, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Jovica(Serbian) Ivan, Ivana, Ján, Jana, Janko(Slovak) Ivan, Ivana, Jan, Jana, Janez, Žan, Anže, Anžej, Janko, Žana(Slovene) Jan(Sorbian) Iván, Juan, Juana, Ibán, Juancho, Juanita, Juanito, Juantxo(Spanish) Ivan, Jan, Janina, Janna, Jens, Johan, Johanna, Johannes, Jon, Hampus, Hanna, Hannes, Hans, Hasse, Janne, John, Joline, Jonna, Jöns(Swedish) Yahya(Turkish) Ivan, Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna(Ukrainian) Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Shan, Siân, Siôn, Siwan, Ianto(Welsh)
Same SpellingHanne (2)

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Entry updated April 16, 2019