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 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)
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)
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.