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 of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variation of John. Juana is also a variant of Juanita (Spanish, Hebrew).
Associated with: gracious.
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.Creative forms:
(female) Juaja, Juata, ..
(male) Juaja, Juaje, .. Middle name pairings:
Juana Jillian (J.J.), ..
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)
Juana reached its highest rank of #524 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is at #1915 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Juana (#1915 the previous year) are Gianna (#96 the previous year), Ivana (#1301), Ivanna (#614), Jaina (#1836), Jan, Jana (#1011), Janae (#1003), Jane (#288), Janean, Janee, Janel, Janet (#1487), Janey, Jania, Janie (#1396), Janina, Janis, Janna, Jayna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeni, Joan (#1990), Joana, Joanna (#306), Johanna (#541), 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 (#1640, 91.4% less usage), with forms such as Janis becoming less in vogue. Joanna is a constant favorite, though Gianna is now the most fashionable.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.