The origin of the name Joanna is Greek


This is how Joanna is written in Greek:

Ἰωανάν = Iōanan

Ἰωάν(ν)α = Iōan(n)a



The  biblical meaning of the name Joanna is grace or gift of God.


There are 2 Joanna mentioned in the bible one was one of the ancestors of Christ and the other was the wife of Chuza, Herod’s steward, and a follower of Jesus


The name Joanna appears in the bible in the following verses:

Luke 8:3 KJV
And Ἰωάν(ν)α (Joanna) the wife of Chuza Herod’s steward, and Susanna, and many others, which ministered unto him of their substance.

Luke 24:10 KJV
It was Mary Magdalene, and Ἰωάν(ν)α (Joanna), and Mary the mother of James, and other women that were with them, which told these things unto the apostles.

Luke 3:27 KJV
Which was the son of Ἰωανάν (Joanna), which was the son of Rhesa, which was the son of Zorobabel, which was the son of Salathiel, which was the son of Neri,