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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. sə-VAN-ə
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Meaning & History

From the English word for the large grassy plain, ultimately deriving from the Taino (Native American) word zabana. It came into use as a given name in America in the 19th century. It was revived in the 1980s by the movie 'Savannah Smiles' (1982).
VariantsSavanna, Zavanna


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