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pinWhat does Juanita mean?

Juanita /jua-ni-ta/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced wah-NEE-tah. It is of Spanish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Juanita is "God is gracious". Diminutive form of Juana, from John.


Juanita has 14 variants: Janita, Juana, Juanetta, Juanisha, Juniata, Junita, Juwaneeta, Juwanita, Nita, Wahnita, Wahnna, Waneeta, Wanita and Wanna.

Related girl names: Wanetta and Jane.

Kreatif forms: Jeonita, Juanina. [more]

pinHow popular is Juanita?

Juanita is a very popular first name for females (#135 out of 4276, Top 3%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Juanita for girls. Juanita reached its apex position of #53 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Juanita name in U.S.

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

Popular alternative forms of Juanita are Jane (#322 the previous year), Wanita, Nita, Juana and John. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1920-1929 (usage of 0.631%) and are now much less widespread (usage 0.113%, 82.1%), with the forms Juanita, John, Juana, Nita and Jane falling out of fashion. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Juanita and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Juanita, Jane, John, Juana, Nita, Wanita in U.S.

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Janeta, Janit, Jenita, Jennita and Jonita. These names tend to be less frequently used than Juanita.