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pinWhat 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]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ean, Evan, Ian, Ivan, Jack in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jan, Jean, Johan, Johann, John in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jon, Jovan, Juan, Juwan, Sean in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Euan, Evan, Ewan, Ian, Jack outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jens, Johan, John, Sean outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Joao is pronounced similarly to Ja-, Jae, Jai, Jay, Joe and Joey. Other recommended similar baby names are Jo and Joab. These names tend to be more commonly used than Joao.