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Meaning and Name Origin

Joao \joao\ as a name for boys. The name Joao means "God is gracious". Joao is a derivative of John (Hebrew). Seldom used as a name for boys.


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)

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

Similar 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.