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What does Joana mean?

Joana Pronunciation of Joana as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Joana is "God is gracious". Joana is an alternate form of Jane (Hebrew): originally a feminine variation of John. Joana is also a derivative of Joanna.




VARIANTS Jonie, Joni, Johnna, Joeanna, Joanie, Jinna, Jenie, Jeni, Jeanie, Jayna, Jany, Janny, Janney, Janna, Janie, Jania, Janey, Janee, Janaye, Janae, Jana

OTHER FORMS VIA JANE, JOANNA Gianna, Ivana, Ivanka, Ivanna, Jaina, Jaine, Jan, Jandy, Janean, Janel, Janela, Janet, Janeta, Janica, Janina, Janis, Janit, Janka, Jayne, Jayni, Jean, Jeanne, Jenda, Jo, Joan, Joann, Joanne, Joeann, Joeanne, Johanna, Johannah, Juana, Juanita, Vania, Vanya

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(male) Joaan, ..

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How popular is Joana?

Joana is a very popular first name for females (#2077 out of 4276, Top 49%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Joana was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #698 in the U.S. in the year 2001, but is not ranked currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Gianna (#80 VIA LATEST LIST), Ivana (#1187), Ivanka, Ivanna (#566), Jaina, Jan, Jana (#984), Janae (#1193), Jane (#291), Janean, Janee, Janel, Janet (#1412), Janey, Jania, Janie (#1691), Janina, Janis, Janna, Janney, Jayna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie, Jeanne, Jeni, Jo, Joan (#1727), Joanie, Joann, Joanna (#212), Joanne, Joeann, Johanna (#536), Johannah, Johnna, Joni, Juana (#1692), Juanita and Vania are the prominent alternative forms of Joana ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Janela, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Joana was at its peak 9 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 5.37%) and is now significantly diminished (ADOPTION 0.49%, DOWN 91%), with forms like Joann becoming less stylish. Gianna, Ivana and Ivanna are three of the more fashionable birth names in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joana, Gianna, Ivana, Ivanka, Ivanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaina, Jan, Jana, Janae, Jane in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janean, Janee, Janel, Janet, Janey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jania, Janie, Janina, Janis, Janna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Janney, Jayna, Jayne, Jean, Jeanie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jeanne, Jeni, Jo, Joan, Joanie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joann, Joanna, Joanne, Joeann, Johanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johannah, Johnna, Joni, Juana, Juanita, Vania in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jane, Joanna, Johanna outside U.S.

Similar Names

Joana is alike in pronunciation to Gina, Gionna, Jaena, Janaeh, Janais, Janay, Janaya, Jannah, Janoah, Janowa, Jeana, Jena, Jenna, Jennah, Jennay, Jenny, Jiana, Jianna, Jinae, Jinni, Jinny, Joannue, Johna, Jonae and Zhanae. Other recommended sound-alike names are Alana, Amana, Bogna, Brana, Dana, Donna, Dwana, Etana, Ioana, Iolana, Iona, Jama, Jann, Jeane, Jeovana, Joane, Jobyna, Jocia, Johana, Joia, Jolan, Jolana, Jolena, Jone, Jonina, Joppa, Josana, Josanna, Jovana, Joyann, Leana, Liana, Lorna, Luana, Moana, Moyna, Nana, Oona, Qiana, Roana, Rona, Rosana, Roxana, Ryana, Sana, Seana, Tiana, Tona, Yoana and Zana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Joana.

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