Savannah

Savannah - A unique female name



  Aug 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Savannah, meaning flat tropical grassland, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #459. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Savannah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Savannah? 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 Savannah. The baby girl name Savannah was given to 5,143 baby girls in 2012, ranking #42 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 275 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Savannah peaked in popularity 11 years ago in 2006 on position 30.



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Savannah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Savannah is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #16 - and is the least popular in Maine at position #123.

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 Savannah is where you live.


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Savannah origin and meaning

Savannah is a 8 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means flat tropical grassland. To see famous people named Savannah, pop culture references for the name Savannah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Savannah

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

Savanna / Savanah / Siobhan / Sabina / Savana / Shavon / Shavonne / Shivani / Sabine / Savina /

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
201242
201141
201044
200940
200833
200730
200630
200535
200441
200341
200239
200142
200037
199942
199844
199747
199643
199568
199482
199396
1992142
1991180
1990205
1989205
1988198
1987186
1986155
1985200
1984271
1983458
19821160
19802403
19773326
19702583
19622527
19602509
19571815
19561696
19552292
19541869
19532220
19522156
19511441
19501477
19491504
19471183
19461468
19451136
19441204
19431583
19421539
19411042
19401059
1939956
19381523
19371039
1936937
1935963
1934860
19331124
19321058
1931878
19301124
1929969
1928807
1927902
1926908
1925794
1924752
19231046
1922807
1921751
1920699
1919700
1918760
1917692
1916753
1915740
1914678
1913712
1912548
1911563
1910459

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico16
South Carolina23
Delaware26
Tennessee26
Virginia26
Arizona29
North Carolina30
Colorado32
Vermont33
Michigan34
New Hampshire34
Alaska34
Pennsylvania35
Missouri36
Maryland37
Oregon37
Florida37
Georgia37
Indiana38
Alabama40
Kentucky40
Ohio42
North Dakota43
Massachusetts44
Washington44
Mississippi46
Utah46
Wisconsin48
New York48
Connecticut49
Minnesota50
Arkansas50
Hawaii53
New Jersey53
Texas57
Nevada57
California58
Montana58
Oklahoma62
District of Columbia63
Idaho65
Illinois71
Kansas73
Louisiana74
West Virginia77
South Dakota78
Iowa84
Rhode Island90
Wyoming100
Nebraska107
Maine123

Even more about Savannah


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 Savannah a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Savannah?

3 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
2006
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Savannah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 275
Letter count 8
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +5,143

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