Joana

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Joana

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J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

A is for articulate, a regular wordsmith

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

A is for aware, of your surroundings

Notable Persons Named Joana

Joana was born on May 31st, 1996.

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Joana Benedek is a model and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1989. Joana was given the name Roxana Joana Benedek Godeanu on January 21st, 1972 in Bucharest.

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Joana was born on December 8th, 1971 in Paris.

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Joana de Verona is an actress. Joana was born on December 8th, 1989 in São Luís, Maranhão.

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Joana was royalty. She holds the title Princess of Beira and Prince of Beira. Joana was born as the child of John IV of Portugal and Luisa de Guzmán on September 18th, 1635 in Vila Viçosa. She died on November 17th, 1653.

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Joana Machado is a model and tv personality. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2011 to present. Joana was given the name Joana Machado Neves on November 13th, 1980 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Joana

Joana was royalty. She holds the title Princess of Beira and Prince of Beira. Joana was born as the child of John IV of Portugal and Luisa de Guzmán on September 18th, 1635 in Vila Viçosa. She died on November 17th, 1653.

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How popular is the baby name Joana in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1896 5 5 0
1914 5 5 0
1918 9 9 0
1920 11 11 0
1921 5 5 0
1924 8 8 0
1925 5 5 0
1926 5 5 0
1927 6 6 0
1929 11 11 0
1930 10 10 0
1931 11 11 0
1932 6 6 0
1933 10 10 0
1934 13 13 0
1935 7 7 0
1936 6 6 0
1937 7 7 0
1938 18 18 0
1939 8 8 0
1940 9 9 0
1941 9 9 0
1942 10 10 0
1943 10 10 0
1944 10 10 0
1945 8 8 0
1946 12 12 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 7 7 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 6 6 0
1951 12 12 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 14 14 0
1954 11 11 0
1955 14 14 0
1956 18 18 0
1957 17 17 0
1958 10 10 0
1959 12 12 0
1960 13 13 0
1961 18 18 0
1962 15 15 0
1963 16 16 0
1964 12 12 0
1965 18 18 0
1966 16 16 0
1967 21 21 0
1968 19 19 0
1969 26 26 0
1970 33 33 0
1971 25 25 0
1972 34 34 0
1973 27 27 0
1974 33 33 0
1975 32 32 0
1976 38 38 0
1977 49 49 0
1978 33 33 0
1979 46 46 0
1980 107 107 0
1981 106 106 0
1982 90 90 0
1983 89 89 0
1984 113 113 0
1985 148 148 0
1986 123 123 0
1987 125 125 0
1988 152 152 0
1989 175 175 0
1990 213 213 0
1991 202 202 0
1992 188 188 0
1993 183 183 0
1994 205 205 0
1995 177 177 0
1996 167 167 0
1997 168 168 0
1998 135 135 0
1999 157 157 0
2000 240 240 0
2001 357 357 0
2002 263 263 0
2003 327 327 0
2004 291 291 0
2005 279 279 0
2006 260 260 0
2007 274 274 0
2008 207 207 0
2009 167 167 0
2010 149 149 0
2011 126 126 0
2012 106 106 0
2013 84 84 0
2014 72 72 0
2015 78 78 0
2016 73 73 0
2017 84 84 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Joana

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Joana as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Joana

  • How Popular is the name Joana? Joana is the 3,000th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Joana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,362 babies born with the first name Joana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Joana to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Joana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Joana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Joana is Thursday, August 3rd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Joana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Joana was in 2001 with a total of 357 babies.
  • Random Joana Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Joana is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Joana: Your name in reverse order is Anaoj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Naoaj. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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