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Meaning of Juan

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The name Juan has the following meaning:

God is gracious.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Juan is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 53 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Juan fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 1 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 67 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Juan in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Juan is pronounced as hwa-hn


Juan originates from the Spanish language.

See other suggested Spanish boy baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Juan and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Juan: Boys - Alcide, Alonso, Mateo, Girls - Blanca, Concha, Paulina, Both genders - Santana


Popular Variants for the name Juan: Juanch, Juanchito, Juane, Juanito, Juann, Juaun, Jwan


We think the name Juan should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Juan to be: Well educated and well mannered chap

In one word, you might describe Juan as a(n) "well-mannered" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Juan (or its variants) are:

Juan Carlos Mariño Márquez, born on 2 January, a famous athlete. Juan Carlos Mariño Márquez's background: A Peruvian football player. He currently plays for Hércules CF.

Juan Antonio Vélez, born on 2 August, a famous singer. Juan Antonio Vélez's background: A Puerto Rican singer, musician and songwriter, better known for being the winner of the fourth season of Objetivo Fama, a Puerto Rican television singing talent contest in the form of a reality show, broadcast by Telefutura in USA and by Univision in Puerto Rico.

Juan Domingo Perón, born on 8 October, a famous politician. Juan Domingo Perón's background: An Argentine colonel and politician, elected three times as President of Argentina, serving from 1946 to 1955 and from 1973 to 1974.
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