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Hanna (F)>

Hanna (female)

Variants:Anna (F) Anne (F)
Pet Name for:Johanna (F)
Derivative(s):Ana (F) Anaïs (F) Ann (F)
Lesser Synonym(s):Una (F)
Can be spelt:Hanah (F) Hannah (F)
Source(s): FreeCEN 1841 Census of Aberdeenshire
"Scottish Forenames" - Donald Whyte, FGH, FSG
Notes: Hebrew "favoured one"; OT 1 Samuel 1:2.

In the 1841 Census of Aberdeenshire the spelling Hanna was as frequent as Hanah, both being less than a quarter of the occurrences of Hannah.