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ghoulelocks Fri 01-Feb-13 12:34:51

Dated? Nice? What's the feel?

GraceAndVirtue Sat 02-Feb-13 21:36:50

I have a 20 year old Hannah and a 79 year old aunt called Zoe!

BikeRunSki Sat 02-Feb-13 19:20:27

I like it, and know a few of assorted ages from 40s to toddler. I do prefer Anna though.

I always associate Zoe with mid 70s. There were 8 others in my sister Zoe's year at school.

ThenWeTakeBerlin Sat 02-Feb-13 19:15:13

I really like it smile I know a few who are 20s/30s, one over 60 and one toddler! It's classic and won't date. And it's a palindrome smile

SoulTrain Sat 02-Feb-13 19:13:37

Love it! It's my sisters name but I would have definitely wanted to use it if I had had a girl!

iliketea Sat 02-Feb-13 19:04:00

Love it. Pretty, easy to spell and it"s a palindrome. Plus I've never met a Hannah I didn't like.

I may well be biased smile

Antipag Sat 02-Feb-13 16:51:17

I'm a Hannah and I do get called Hannah Spanner but I'm not scarred for life by it! My best friend's DD is called Hannah and they have called her Hannah Spanner since birth thinking it would make her immune to teasing and when she started school she or called Hannah Montana!

dimdommilpot Sat 02-Feb-13 01:26:04

I know 3 under 2 and 2 over 25. I call 1 of them (over 25) spandooler (affectionately of course). Its a nice name (hannah that is).

IHeartKingThistle Sat 02-Feb-13 00:31:39

I like it. to me it's a bit like Zoe in that it's pretty classless and not likely to date.

SoggySummer Sat 02-Feb-13 00:16:58

I like it. Spelt the same backwards as well grin

CruCru Fri 01-Feb-13 21:22:27

Very nice. Will never be a disability unless your surname is Spanner.

sw11mumofone Fri 01-Feb-13 21:06:02

Hannah is a bit dull IMO. Think Anna is a bit cooler. Depends what you're after though I suppose. And Helena is quite nice - but pronounced he-len-a as opposed to He-lane-a.

Peekabooooo Fri 01-Feb-13 20:07:14

lovely name, down point is she may get the nickname spanner like a Hannah I know does.

mizu Fri 01-Feb-13 20:05:35

I have a Hanna - probably wouldn't have chosen it if my DH wasn't Muslim and we had to have a name that was Arabic and English but love it now.

JazzAnnNonMouse Fri 01-Feb-13 20:03:53

Hannah and Anna are both nice names. Quite safe though

Mikethemonkey Fri 01-Feb-13 19:56:09

I know six Hannah's under five its nice but much prefer Anna.

MILdesperandum Fri 01-Feb-13 17:54:54

We've got a Hannah (nearly 3) not met any others her age - we love the name

AvonCallingBarksdale Fri 01-Feb-13 17:43:26

I've always loved it, was v keen for DD to be Hannah (or DS had he been a girl.) Lots of Hannahs round here and DH not keen. I think it's a lovely name.

RubyGrace17 Fri 01-Feb-13 17:40:41

I think it's a very sweet name smile


Floggingmolly Fri 01-Feb-13 14:38:20

We considered this for dd (who's now 11!), but rejected it because it was everywhere then.

NymphadoraTonks Fri 01-Feb-13 14:35:33

Love it, first choice if I ever have a girl

Maebe Fri 01-Feb-13 14:24:36

Really lovely. Doesn't seem that popular around here.

Harrysmummysarah1 Fri 01-Feb-13 14:17:38

My sisters baby is Helena lovely name. She was also considering

If you love Hannah I would go with that though

Longdistance Fri 01-Feb-13 13:44:48

I know a Hannah, she's 9, and she's just such a lovely girl. So calm, and fun, and loving.

DialsMavis Fri 01-Feb-13 13:44:20

Love it, but my SIL is Hannah and I love her so that might be why!

Nicknamegrief Fri 01-Feb-13 13:40:46

It was my choice is number four was a girl, he was a boy .... smile

Want a number 5 so I can use it.

It means God is gracious. Certainly not common any more.

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