From German Names

Female Female Name

German Pronunciation

Listen to the German pronunciation of Hanna. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:

Predominant Age Group in Germany

Typically born before 1950 or after 1990

Predominant Regional Usage

  • Eastern Germany
  • Northern Germany

Variant Spelling

Variant Forms

Origin and Meaning

1) Latin spelling of the Hebrew name חַנָּה (Channah) = 'mercy, favour'

2) Short form of Johanna

3) Female form of Hans

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