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What does Juana mean?

Juana /jua-na/ as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Juana means "God is gracious". Juana is a version, with the prefix Ju-, of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variation of John. Juana is also a variant of Juanita (Spanish, Hebrew).


Juana has 1 variant: Wahnna.

Juana has 52 more related forms via Jane, Juanita: Gianna, Ivana, Ivanka, Ivanna, Jaina, Jaine, Jan, Jana, Janae, Janaye, Jandy, Janean, Janee, Janel, Janela, Janet, Janeta, Janey, Jania, Janica, Janie, Janina, Janis, Janit, Janita, Janka, Janna, Janny, Jany, Jayna, Jayne, Jayni, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jenda, Jeni, Jinna, Joan, Joana, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna, Joni, Juanetta, Juanisha, Juniata, Junita, Juwanita, Vania, Vanya and Wanna.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Juaja, Juanie, ..

(male) Juaja, Juaje, ..

How popular is Juana?

Juana is a very prominent first name for women (#363 out of 4276, Top 8%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name history of Juana for girls. Juana reached its highest rank of #524 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #1915 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juana name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Juana outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the history of Juana and related names. Prominent related forms of Juana (#1915 the previous year) are Gianna (#95 the previous year), Ivana (#1401), Ivanna (#664), Jaina (#1805), Jan, Jana (#1106), Janae (#932), Jane (#322), Janean, Janee, Janel, Janet (#1375), Janey, Jania, Janie (#1393), Janina, Janis, Janna, Jayna (#1806), Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeni, Joan, Joana, Joanna (#327), Johanna (#542), Johnna, Joni, Juanita, Junita and Vania. These relations of Juana were at the peak of their popularity in the 1930s (average #1248) and are now much less common (#1637, 91.9% less usage), with forms such as Janis becoming less in vogue. Joanna is a constant favorite, though Gianna is now the most fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juana, Gianna, Ivana, Ivanna, Jaina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jan, Jana, Janae, Jane, Janean in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janee, Janel, Janet, Janey, Jania in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janie, Janina, Janis, Janna, Jayna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joan, Joana, Joanna, Johanna, Johnna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joni, Juanita, Junita, Vania in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jane, Joanna, Johanna outside U.S.

Similar Names


Juana is pronounced similarly to Aanya, Agna, Aina, Aiyana, Ana, Anaya, Auina, Ayana, Ayanna, Eanna, Eena, Ena, Enaya, Iana, Ianna, Ioana, Ioanah, Ioanna, Unna, Yana, Yanna, Yna, Yoana, Yoanah and Yoanna. Other suggested similar names are Duana, Jaena, Jama, Janah, Janai, Janay, Janea, Jann, Jeana, Jeanae, Jeanay, Jeane, Jeanna, Jeena, Jena, Jenna, Jiana, Jianna, Jina, Joane, Joann, Johana, Johna, Jona, Jonna, Jumana, Junae, June, Junia, Juno and Luana. These names tend to be less frequently used than Juana.