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What does Juan mean?

Juan Pronunciation of Juan [juan] as a boys' name is pronounced wahn. It is of Spanish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Juan is "God is gracious". Variant of John, often used in combination with other names. Basketball player Juwan Howard; baseball player Juan Gonzales; King Juan Carlos of Spain.

Associated with: gracious, king.

Variations

Juan has 5 variants: Juancarlos, Juanito, Juanluis, Juanpablo and Juwan.

Affiliated boy names: Dejuan and Huon.

40 more relations via John, Juwan: Ean, Eian, Eion, Euan, Evan, Ewan, Ewen, Gian, Hans, Iain, Ian, Ivan, Ivann, Iwan, Jack, Jan, Janek, Janko, Janne, Janos, Jean, Jehan, Jens, Jian, Jianni, Joao, Jock, Johan, Johann, Johnn, Johon, Jon, Jona, Jovan, Sean, Seann, Shane, Shaun, Shawn and Zane.

Creative forms:
(male) Jaan, Juanne, ..

(female) Juanie, Juannia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Juan Denver (J.D.), ..

How popular is Juan?

Juan is a very popular first name for men (#52 out of 1220, Top 4%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#6507 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Juan reached its apex position of #46 in the U.S. in the year 1999, and is at #114 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Juan outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Juan (#114 from recent data) are Dejuan, Ean (#977 from recent data), Eian, Euan, Evan (#67), Ewan (#1284), Gian (#1221), Hans (#1411), Iain, Ian (#76), Ivan (#138), Jack (#40), Jan (#1677), Jean (#1190), Jens, Joao, Jock, Johan (#553), Johann (#1292), John (#26), Jon (#737), Jovan (#1154), Juancarlos (#1955), Juanpablo (#1956), Juwan, Sean (#211), Shane (#295), Shaun (#769), Shawn (#352) and Zane (#233). Other forms, like Ewen, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Juan was well-received among parents during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 8.59%) and has become much reduced since (adoption 2.35%, 73% less), with versions like Hans becoming less stylish. The trendier names for newborns in this compilation are Ean, Ian, Ivan, Johan and Zane.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juan, Dejuan, Ean, Eian, Evan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ewan, Gian, Hans, Iain, Ian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ivan, Jack, Jan, Jean, Jens in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joao, Jock, Johan, Johann, John in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jon, Jovan, Juancarlos, Juanpablo, Juwan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Zane in U.S.

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

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Zane outside U.S.

Similar Names

Juan is pronounced similarly to Eann, Eoin, Eon, Euen, Ewin, Ieuan, Ion, Owain, Owen, Owin, Wain, Wayn, Win, Winn, Wyn, Wynn and Yann. Other recommended names are Adan, Alan, Aran, Auban, Ban, Bran, Cian, Dan, Doan, Eban, Edan, Egan, Elan, Etan, Eunan, Fran, Ifan, Ja-, Jacan, Jae, Jahan, Jai, Jak, Jalan, Janan, Jano, Jaq, Jaran, Jax, Jay, Jeran, Jivan, Jonn, Jorn, Jubal, Judah, Judas, Judd, Jul, Jule, Julian, July, Julyan, June, Jurian, Just, Justan, Kean, Khan, Lucan, Man, Oran, Rian, Ryan, Suman, Tan, Twan and Van. These names tend to be less commonly used than Juan.

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