What does Joao mean?
Joao /joao/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Hebrew origin, and the name Joao means "God is gracious". Joao is a Portuguese form of John (Hebrew).
Joao has 30 relations 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▲.Kreatif forms: Joaoia, Joaoju, Jujoao. [more]
How popular is Joao?
Joao is an uncommon given name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#94227 out of 150436, Top 63%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Joao and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Joao (not in Top 1000) 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). Forms like Janos are uncommon. These boy names reached the top of their popularity in the year 2004 (usage of 0.4772%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.3958%, down 17.1%), 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, and there is a rekindling in baby name popularity for Evan. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)