Meaning and Name Origin
Joao has 30 related variations via John: Anno, Ean▼, Eian, Euan, Evan▲, Ewan, Gian, Ian▲, Ivan, Iwan, Jack, Jan▼, Janko, Janos, Jean▼, Jehan, Jens, Jian, Jock, Jocko, Johan▲, Johann, Johnn, Johon, Jon▼, Jona, Jovan▼, Juan, Juwan▼ and Sean▲.
Joao is an uncommon given name for men. Joao is an equivalently unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Joao and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Joao (#unlisted) are Ean (#997 last year), Euan, Evan (#58), Ewan, Ian (#77), Ivan (#132), Jack (#41), Jan, Jean, Jens, Johan (#579), Johann, John (#26), Jon (#675), Jovan, Juan (#98), Juwan and Sean (#193). These boy names reached the top of their popularity in the year 2004 and are somewhat less popular today, with forms such as Ean, Jean, Jon, Jovan and Juwan falling out of style. Evan (#58), Ian (#77), Johan (#579) and Sean (#193) are four of the more fashionable baby names among these, with Evan enjoying a rekindling in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)