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Re: Can anyone tell me...
Posted by: Phillip Applebaum (ID *****0871) Date: April 25, 2012 at 06:22:11
In Reply to: Can anyone tell me... by Teri Blackowski of 6356

Teri, Hannah is indeed a name of Hebrew origin, but in the original Hebrew form it is Chana (where the ch is pronounced as a guttural, similar to the sound in the German name, Bach). Hanna as a surname is also common among persons of Irish origin. There is no evidence that the surname, Hannah, is associated primarily with Jews. More likely, it is a variant of the Irish name, Hanna.

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