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At 12:28 10.4.2000 -0400, Steg Belsky wrote:

>Hanna probably comes from the Hebrew name Hhana.  Samuel's (Shemu'eil)
>mother in the Bible, if i remember correctly.

The mother of Mary (aka Maryam, mother of Yehoshua ;-) was also so called,
whence the popularity of (H)anna among Xians.




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