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Origin: Poland
Region Origin: Eastern Europe

Joanna is a feminine given name with multiple origins, primarily in Old English, Greek, and Hebrew. The name means "god is gracious" and is derived from the Hebrew name Yohannah. It is also associated with the Greek name Ἰωάννα (Ioanna) and the Latin name Johanna. In the New Testament of the Christian Bible, Joanna was a woman who traveled with Jesus and was later made a saint. The name Joanna has been used for many years and has maintained steady popularity, with a timeless charm. The origin of the name Joanna can be traced back to the Hebrew word 'Yohannah'. The name has its roots in the New Testament, where a woman named Joanna devoted herself to traveling with Jesus for a long time. The earliest recorded occurrence of the name Joanna is found in Luke 8:3, referring to the disciple "Joanna the wife of Chuza," who was an associate of Mary Magdalene. The name has since been used in various forms and spelling variations, such as Joan, Joanne, and Johanna.

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