Hannah

Hannah - A popular female name



  Jan 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hannah, meaning grace, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #216. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hannah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hannah? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Hannah. The baby girl name Hannah was given to 7,202 baby girls in 2012, ranking #22 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 196 baby girls were given this name - making this a popular female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hannah peaked in popularity 21 years ago in 1998 on position 2.



Famous with this name

Daryl Hannah
John Hannah
Hannah Ware


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Hannah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hannah is currently topping the baby name charts in Idaho at position #10 - and is the least popular in District of Columbia at position #58.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Hannah is where you live.


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  • BabyNameScience.com - Baby Name ExpertA few moments ago
    Looking for a popular and unique name? Just because Hannah is a popular baby name it doesn't mean that every other kid on the block will have the same name. In fact, assuming that little Hannah goes to a school with 500 kids there will actually be less than 1 other girls in that school with the same name. Unique and popular!

Hannah origin and meaning

Hannah is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means grace. To see famous people named Hannah, pop culture references for the name Hannah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hannah

We've found the following names that sound similar to Hannah, sorted by popularity.

Hanna / Hana / Honey / Hanah / Hanan / Henny / Henna / Hannia / Haneen / Hanh /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201222
201125
201021
200923
200817
20079
20068
20057
20045
20034
20023
20013
20002
19992
19982
19975
19967
19957
199416
199321
199226
199129
199030
198942
198861
198766
198682
1985117
1984126
1983124
1982175
1981189
1980211
1979253
1978311
1977348
1976382
1975437
1974524
1973567
1972648
1971798
1970865
1969904
1968883
1967987
1966898
1965945
1964934
1963912
1962900
1961852
1960975
1959962
19581016
1957946
1956875
1955899
1954775
1953749
1952741
1951689
1950717
1949632
1948610
1947634
1946713
1945584
1944596
1943561
1942500
1941538
1940503
1939487
1938487
1937477
1936530
1935456
1934429
1933471
1932446
1931471
1930434
1929421
1928421
1927371
1926354
1925357
1924353
1923310
1922332
1921293
1920307
1919275
1918280
1917267
1916262
1915255
1914249
1913247
1912241
1911243
1910216

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Idaho10
Wyoming11
Virginia12
New Hampshire12
Massachusetts14
Alaska15
Georgia15
North Carolina15
South Dakota17
Montana18
Tennessee18
Maryland19
Pennsylvania20
West Virginia21
Washington22
Kansas22
Alabama22
South Carolina22
Indiana23
New York23
Ohio23
Maine23
Connecticut23
Missouri23
Minnesota24
Kentucky25
Colorado25
Oregon25
North Dakota25
Arkansas26
Michigan26
Texas26
Utah26
Wisconsin27
Oklahoma27
Hawaii28
Iowa29
Illinois29
Florida30
Nebraska30
Rhode Island31
Louisiana34
Mississippi34
New Jersey36
California40
Arizona41
Delaware46
New Mexico48
Nevada54
Vermont54
District of Columbia58

Even more about Hannah


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Hannah a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a popular female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hannah?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1998
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Hannah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 196
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +7,202

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