HAN-nah God has favored me; grace.


Hannah is a female given name and is of Hebrew origin. It means god has favored me; grace. Pronounced as HAN-nah, the name is currently in the top 50 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 50 of U.S birth chart of the year 2023. Variations of Hannah include Hana, Hanna.

Other than being the mother of Samuel in the Old Testament, Hannah is one of the top favourite biblical girls' names, along with Elizabeth, Abigail and Eve. Hannah is a very well-loved name in the US. It was in the top 10 most popular baby girl names of the US from 1995-2007, and is still a favourite up until today.

Here are some potential nicknames for Hannah: Hans, Hanz, Nana, Honey. See below for more.




Hannah is a girl's name.

Common Nicknames

Ann, Anna, Hani, Hans, Hanz, Honey, Nana


Hana, Hanna


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The rank of Hannah in the United States over time

Source: Social Security Administration

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