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What does Juniata mean?

Juniata Pronunciation of Juniata [ju-ni-a-ta] as a girls' name means "God is gracious". Juniata is an alternate spelling of Juanita (Spanish, Hebrew): diminutive transcription of Juana.

Associated with: gracious.


Juniata has 3 variants: Junita, Juwaneeta and Juwanita.

5 more related forms via Juanita: Janita, Juana, Juanetta, Juanisha and Wanita.

Creative forms:
(female) Jeanata, Jeanta, ..

(male) Juniani, Junite, ..

Middle name pairings:
Juniata Rosalie (J.R.), ..

How popular is Juniata?

Juniata is an uncommon first name for women. Juniata is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Juniata (outside Top 2000) are Juana (#1915 the previous year), Juanita, Junita and Wanita. Usage of these relations of Juniata reached its peak in the 1920s (usage of 0.36%) and has become much reduced since, with the form Juanita becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juana, Juanita, Junita, Wanita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Juniata and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Juniata is alike in pronunciation to Janeta, Janetta, Jenetta, Jenita, Jennita, Jonati, Jonetta and Jonita. Other suggested similar names are Anunciata, Arnita, Aurita, Benita, Bonita, Danita, Denita, Donata, Donita, Genista, Ginista (see Genista), Hanita, Jacinta, Janaea, Jania, Janika, Janina, Janisha, Janit, Jenara, Jenica, Jenika, Jenina, Jenista, Jennara, Jiana, Jocinta, Jonina, Jovita, Judeana, Judita, Judite, Juliaeta (see Julia), Juliaetta (see Julia), Juliana, Juliane, Julianna, Juliet, Julieta, Juliett, Julietta, Julina, Julisa, Julita, Julitta, Julyana, Juneaux, Junette, Junia, Juniper, Junot, Justa, Jutta, Lenita, Lucita, Lunneta, Lupita, Luzita, Nunciata, Ranita, Ranitta, Sunita, Tanita, Vanita, Venita, Yudita and Zanita. These names tend to be more frequently used than Juniata.

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