Joanne Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Joanne:
Middle Latin feminine form of Joannes (God is gracious). The name is derived from the Greek Iōannes, a derivative of the Hebrew Yehanan, a short form of Yehohanan, which is from yehōhānān (Yahweh is gracious).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Jo, Joey, Joannie, Jojo
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Means God is Gracious
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Joanne Accom, pop singer from Melbourne, Australia
Joanne Banning, Australian field hockey player
Joanne Brackeen, American jazz pianist
Joanne Campbell, a British actress
Joanne Colan, video blogger
Joanne Deakins, British backstroke swimmer
Joanne Ellis, English field hockey player
Joanne Fluke, American mystery novelist
Joanne Herring, American political activist
Joanne Kelly, Canadian actress
J. K. Rowling, British author, who wrote the "Harry Potter" series, whose given name is Joanne Kathleen Rowling
Joanne Peh, a Singaporean actress
Joanne Shenandoah, singer and acoustic guitarist
Joanne Whalley, British actress
Joanne Woodward, American actress and wife of Paul Newman
Jo Anne Worley, American actress
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Joanne Jefferson, character in musical "RENT"
Joanne, a song in the 50's by the Playmates