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Meaning and name origin

Juan \juan\ as a boy's 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.


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

For more information, see also related boy names Dejuan and Huon.


Juan is a very popular first name for males (#52 out of 1220, Top 4%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6595 out of 88799, Top 7%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Juan for boys. Juan reached its highest rank of #46 in the U.S. in 1999. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Juan name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Juan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are John (#26), Juan (#98), Juwan and Dejuan. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dejuan, John, Juan, Juwan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Juan is also pronounced similarly to Ean, Eian, Euan, Euen, Ewan, Ian, Ieuan and Iwan. Other suggested similar baby names are Jahan, Jan, Jano, Jean, Jehan, Jian, Johan, Jon, Jonn and June. These names tend to be less commonly used than Juan.