What does Joao mean?
Associated with: gracious.
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▼.Creative forms:
(male) Jolal, Joro, ..
(female) Joaoie, Joaoja, .. Middle name pairings:
Joao Duncan (J.D.), ..
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. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name history of Joao for boys. Joao entered the list in 2001 and reached its apex position of #1752 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of Joao and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Joao are Ean (#977 from recent data), Eian, Euan, Evan (#67), Ewan (#1284), Gian (#1221), Ian (#76), Ivan (#138), Jack (#40), Jan (#1677), Jean (#1190), Jens, Jock, Johan (#553), Johann (#1292), John (#26), Jon (#737), Jovan (#1154), Juan (#114), Juwan and Sean (#211). Other forms, like Jocko, are uncommon. These relations of Joao were favored a century ago (median #1483) and have become much less conventional since (#1034, down 75%), with forms such as Jon becoming less in vogue. Ean, Ian, Ivan and Johan are four of the more fashionable baby names among these.
Joao is pronounced similarly to Ja-, Jae, Jai, Jay▼, Jaye, Je-, Jeh, Joe▼ and Joey▼. Other recommended names are Adao, Jaap, Jaco, Jago, Jak, Jano, Jaq, Jax▲, Jeno, Jino, Jiro, Jo, Joab, Joash, Job, Jobe, Joby, Jodi, Jody▼, Joed, Joel, Johar, Jomal, Jomar, Jonah▲, Jonas, Jonn, Joop, Joos, Joram, Joran, Jordao, Jorg, Jori, Jorn, Joron, Jory, Jose, Josh▼, Joss, Jove, Jovi and Jovon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Joao.See names in meaning and etymology.