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  1. Hannahnoun

    Mother of the prophet Samuel in the Old Testament.

  2. Hannahnoun

    A female given name from Hebrew.

    "What about Hannah Schreiber?"

  3. Hannahnoun

    A city in North Dakota, United States.

  4. Hannahnoun

    An unincorporated community in South Carolina, United States.

  5. Etymology: From Hebrew חַנָּה (ḥannâ), meaning "favour", "grace", or "graced with child".


  1. Hannah

    Hannah is the wife of Elkanah mentioned in the Books of Samuel. According to the Hebrew Bible she was the mother of Samuel. The Hebrew word "Hannah" has many meanings and interpretations, with the most common being the ancient Hebrew meaning of "grace" or "favour/He has favoured me", as well as more contemporary interpretations of "beauty" and "passion".

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hannah is ranked #1779 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hannah surname appeared 20,138 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 7 would have the surname Hannah.

    68.4% or 13,786 total occurrences were White.
    26% or 5,240 total occurrences were Black.
    2.2% or 455 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.9% or 399 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.6% or 139 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.5% or 119 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hannah in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hannah in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Hannah in a Sentence

  1. Nwodo Gift:

    With one Hannah in your life you will remain ever happy and blessed till end.

  2. Nikole Hannah-Jones:

    Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates are at a critical juncture in Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates democracy, and yet Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates press does not reflect the nation it serves and too often struggles to grasp the danger for Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates country as Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates see growing attacks on free speech and the fundamental right to vote, in the storied tradition of the Black press, the Center for Journalism and Democracy will help produce journalists capable of accurately and urgently covering the challenges of our democracy with a clarity, skepticism, rigor and historical dexterity that is too often missing from today's journalism.

  3. Eric Beeson:

    I appreciated the depiction of suicide as a process. There is no singular cause for suicide, and the show depicted the cumulative effect of multiple life experiences leading up to Hannah's suicide. Even though I don't like that the show sometimes vilified the people in the tapes as the 'reasons' why Hannah killed herself, one narrative that has been lost in the controversy about this show is the belief by some of the characters that things had to get better, they had to care and treat one another better.

  4. Robert Gorence:

    Safety is Hannah’s number one priority on set, ultimately this set would never have been compromised if live ammo were not introduced. Hannah has no idea where the live rounds came from.

  5. Hannah Truscott:

    There are men who have n’t caught one over 40 pounds, and they’ve been doing it years, i think she’s had about 23 in the last four years over 40 pounds.'' CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Hannah Truscott -LRB- left -RRB- went on to catch five more catfish that day, which brought the total weight of Hannah Truscott -LRB- left -RRB- haul to nearly 400 pounds, SWNS reported. Hannah Truscott has been fishing with Hannah Truscott father for almost a decade, according to SWNS. ( SWNS) Truscott told SWNS he and Hannah Truscott -LRB- left -RRB- first went fishing together when she was around 6 years old. Since then, he said, she’s become a specialist in catching catfish. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER.

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    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. tacky
    • B. butch
    • C. foreordained
    • D. defiant

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