Meaning:Favoured by God


Pronunciation:HAN nuh

Variations:Hana, Hanna

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About Hannah

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Hannah is one of the rare names that is spelt the same backwards as it is forwards! Aside from this fun bit of trivia, Hannah is also a great, modern sounding name for a baby girl.

Detailed Meaning

A biblical name borne by the mother of the prophet Samuel, from the Hebrew name Hanna. Hannah enjoyed a huge revival in the 1990s.

Famous People With This Name

Hannah Hart is an American Internet personality who has a popular channel on YouTube. Hannah Wood is an American poet and actress, and sister of actor Elijah Wood. Hannah Mancini is an American singer who works primarily in Slovenia.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames for Hannah could be Han or Hanny/Hannie.

Related Names

Hannah can also be spelt Hana and Hanna.

Stories Featuring This Name

Hannah Abbott is a character in the “Harry Potter” series of books and films. Hannah Montana is Miley Cyrus’ alter ego in the television show of the same name. Hannah Ashworth is a character in the British soap opera, “Hollyoaks.”

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Harley Boy 64 Clearing of stones Facts

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