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Meaning and Name Origin

Juana \ju(a)-na\ as a girls' name is of Hebrew and Spanish origin, and the name Juana means "God is gracious". Juana is a derivative of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine form of John. Juana is also a variant of Juanita (Spanish, Hebrew): diminutive form of Juana, from John.


Juana has 1 variant: Wahnna.

Juana has 15 more related forms via Jane, Juanita: Ivana, Jaina, Jan, Jana, Janae, Jania, Janka, Janna, Jany, Jayna, Jean, Jinna, Joan, Joana and Joanna.


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)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Juana for girls. Juana reached its highest rank of #231 in the U.S. during 1900-1909, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 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 popularity of the girl name Juana and related names. Prominent related forms of Juana ranked in the Top 1000 are Ivana, Jan, Jana, Janae (#932 the previous year), Jane (#322), Janna, Jean, Joan, Joana, Joanna (#327) and Juanita. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1950-1959 and are now much less popular, with forms such as Janae, Joan, Joana, Juana and Juanita falling out of style. Joanna (#327) is the most chic birth name among these, with this name enjoying a revival in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ivana, Jan, Jana, Janae, Jane, Janna, Jean, Joan, Joana, Joanna in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Juana, Juanita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Juana is pronounced similarly to Auina, Ayana, Euna, Iana, Ioana, Yana and Yoana. Other suggested similar baby 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.