Hanna

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hanna (plural Hannas)

  1. A female given name, a rare spelling variant of Hannah.
  2. A matronymic surname based on Hannah.
  3. An Irish surname​. An anglicisation of Irish Ó hAnnaigh.
  4. A town in Alberta, Canada
  5. A town in Oklahoma
  6. A village in Poland
  7. A town in Wyoming

Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hanna

  1. (biblical) Hannah.
  2. A female given name, cognate to Hannah (and sometimes spelled thus), and a diminutive of Johanna.

Estonian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hanna

  1. Hannah (biblical character)
  2. Anna (biblical prophetess)
  3. A female given name of biblical origin, also short form of Johanna.

Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hanna

  1. A female given name

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Honna
Accusative Honnu
Dative Honnu
Genitive Honnu
Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Hanna
Accusative Hannu
Dative Hannu
Genitive Hannu

Finnish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Hanna

  1. A female given name of biblical origin, also a short form of Johanna.
    • 1997 Leena Lander, Iloisen kotiinpaluun asuinsijat, WSOY, ISBN 951-643-906-3, page 73:
      Hanna. Se on kaunis nimi. Ja niin osuva. Tulee hebreasta, merkitsee armoa. Kuka sen keksi?
      ―Linda, Lyydia sanoo. ―Ja minustakin se tuntui heti sopivalta nimeltä.
      Naiset luovat toisiinsa riemukkaan katseen; miten onnellista, että he olivat tietämättään tehneet niin viisaan valinnan.
  2. Hannah (biblical character)
    • 1642 Coco Pyhä Raamattu, Samuel 1:8:
      Ja Elkana hänen miehens sanoi hänelle: Hanna/ mitäs itket? ja mixes syö? ja mingätähden sinun sydämes on nijn murhellinen? engö minä sinulle parambi ole cuin kymmenen poica?
      Then said Elkanah her husband to her, Hannah, why weepest thou? and why eatest thou not? and why is thy heart grieved? am I not better to thee than ten sons? (KJV Samuel 1:8)
  3. Anna (biblical prophetess)
    • 1642 Coco Pyhä Raamattu, Lucan Evangelium 2:36:
      Ja Hanna Prophetissa Phanuelin tytär/ Asserin sugusta/ oli joutunut pitkälle ijälle/ ja oli elänyt miehens cansa seidzemen ajastaica hänen Neidzydestäns.
      And there was one Anna, a prophetess, the daughter of Phanuel, of the tribe of Aser: she was of great age, and had lived with an husband seven years from her virginity; (KJV Luke 2:36)

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hanna

  1. Hannah (biblical character)
  2. Anna (biblical prophetess)
  3. A female given name, cognate to Hannah (and sometimes spelled Hannah); a diminutive form of Johanna.

Icelandic[edit]

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Hanna f (genitive Hönnu)

  1. A female given name; Hannah

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Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hanna

  1. Hannah (biblical character)
  2. A female given name, cognate to Hannah (and sometimes spelled thus), a diminutive of Johanna.

Polish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Hanna f (diminutive Hanka, Hania)

  1. A female given name, cognate to Hannah.

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Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (as a given name of biblical origin) Hannah

Etymology[edit]

As a given name, often shortened from Johanna, also derived from the biblical character(s). First recorded in Sweden in 1583.

Proper noun[edit]

Hanna

  1. Hannah (biblical character)
  2. Anna (biblical prophetess)
  3. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 48 279 females with the given name Hanna (compared to 4 631 named Hannah) living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1990s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.