Ioanna is a female Greek name, the respective of male name Ioannis. It is a rather common name and its origins are found in the Hebrew language, as both Ioanna and Ioannis come from the word Yochanan, which means “with the grace of God”. Ioanna is the Greek respective of name Joanna.
Male version of name Ioanna: Ioannis
Nameday of name Ioanna: January 7th
Origin of name Ioanna – Ioannis Prodromos (St John the Baptist)
Name Ioanna, as name Ioannis, refers to Ioannis Prodromos (St John the Baptist ) and Apostle John. Detailed information about the origin of the name and the lives of those two men can be found at the post for the name Giannis.
Nicknames deriving from name Ioanna
Ioanna has a few nicknames, such as Gianna, Giannoula, Giannitsa, Nitsa, Giangoula, Vana, Ivana, Giannio. The most common one is Gianna.
The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of name Ioanna
Ioanna is a nice and optimistic person, looking at the bright side of life, but can be a little frivolous occasionally. She is always ready for action and she can take care of other people when they need it.