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Juan

First Name
345k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
7k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Juan

"Juan" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "God is Gracious". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Juan

Juan Cuadrado is a soccer player for the Juventus F.C., Chelsea F.C., Independiente Medellín, Udinese Calcio, U.S. Lecce, ACF Fiorentina, and Colombia national football team. Juan was born on May 26th, 1988 in Necoclí, Colombia.

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Juan Martín del Potro is a tennis player. Juan was born on September 23rd, 1988 in Tandil.

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Sebastián Marroquín is an architect and author. Sebastián was given the name Juan Pablo Escobar by his parent Pablo Escobar in 1977 in Medellín.

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Juan Gabriel is a mariachi, ranchera, latin pop, and mexican pop music musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1971. Juan was given the name Alberto Aguilera Valadez on January 7th, 1950 in Parácuaro. Juan is also known as Adán Luna, Juan Gabriel, Juanga, El Divo de Juárez, and El Divo deJuárez.

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Maluma is a reggaeton singing. He was most prominent from 2010 to present. Maluma was given the name Juan Luis Londoño Arias on January 28th, 1994 in Medellín.

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Juan Mata is a soccer player for the Manchester United F.C., Real Oviedo, Real Madrid C.F., Real Madrid Castilla, Valencia CF, Chelsea F.C., Spain national under-16 football team, Spain national under-17 football team, and Spain national under-19 football team. Juan was born on April 28th, 1988 in Ocón de Villafranca, Spain.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Juan

Infante Juan was royalty. He holds the title Infante of Spain;Count of Barcelona, Infante, and Count of Barcelona. Infante was born as the child of Alfonso XIII of Spain and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg on June 20th, 1913 in San Ildefonso. He left this life on April 1st, 1993.

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Ethan Ruan / Ethan Juan is a model (people) and actor. Ethan was born on November 8th, 1982 in Taichung. Ethan is also known as Ethan Ruan, Juan Ching-Tien, and Ruan Jing-Tian.

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Du Juan is a model. Du was born on September 15th, 1982 in Shanghai.

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Juan is a soccer player for the Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, A.S. Roma, Sport Club Internacional, Brazil national under-17 football team, Brazil national under-20 football team, and Brazil national football team. Juan was born on February 1st, 1979 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Count of Montizón Juan was royalty. He was most active from 1861 to present. Count was born as the child of Infante Carlos, Count of Molina, and Infanta Maria Francisca of Portugal on May 15th, 1822. He passed away on November 18th, 1887.

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Chee Soon Juan is a Secretary-General of the Singapore Democratic Party and Singapore Democratic Party. Chee was born on July 20th, 1962.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 39 0 39
1881 45 0 45
1882 39 0 39
1883 50 0 50
1884 56 0 56
1885 54 0 54
1886 69 0 69
1887 57 0 57
1888 56 0 56
1889 61 0 61
1890 50 0 50
1891 42 0 42
1892 55 0 55
1893 51 0 51
1894 50 0 50
1895 61 0 61
1896 63 0 63
1897 53 0 53
1898 53 0 53
1899 60 0 60
1900 84 0 84
1901 78 0 78
1902 68 0 68
1903 75 0 75
1904 81 0 81
1905 93 0 93
1906 88 0 88
1907 121 0 121
1908 101 0 101
1909 123 0 123
1910 150 0 150
1911 152 0 152
1912 217 0 217
1913 243 0 243
1914 299 0 299
1915 353 5 348
1916 344 6 338
1917 413 6 407
1918 436 0 436
1919 531 7 524
1920 614 9 605
1921 577 5 572
1922 630 10 620
1923 651 7 644
1924 758 17 741
1925 737 18 719
1926 663 15 648
1927 772 12 760
1928 880 22 858
1929 897 21 876
1930 927 21 906
1931 763 19 744
1932 676 24 652
1933 646 16 630
1934 643 8 635
1935 644 16 628
1936 592 12 580
1937 594 22 572
1938 654 15 639
1939 639 14 625
1940 693 17 676
1941 681 20 661
1942 733 16 717
1943 852 18 834
1944 916 14 902
1945 1,028 17 1,011
1946 1,150 19 1,131
1947 1,346 31 1,315
1948 1,487 13 1,474
1949 1,857 24 1,833
1950 2,053 24 2,029
1951 1,867 29 1,838
1952 1,879 23 1,856
1953 1,914 23 1,891
1954 1,894 26 1,868
1955 1,788 14 1,774
1956 1,771 24 1,747
1957 1,918 20 1,898
1958 1,965 29 1,936
1959 1,953 30 1,923
1960 2,110 30 2,080
1961 2,079 29 2,050
1962 2,177 25 2,152
1963 2,275 29 2,246
1964 2,256 28 2,228
1965 2,220 24 2,196
1966 2,405 20 2,385
1967 2,499 26 2,473
1968 2,660 30 2,630
1969 3,046 26 3,020
1970 3,498 23 3,475 #95 boy name
1971 3,669 29 3,640 #81 boy name
1972 3,726 53 3,673 #73 boy name
1973 4,140 51 4,089 #67 boy name
1974 4,478 45 4,433 #64 boy name
1975 4,759 66 4,693 #60 boy name
1976 5,113 62 5,051 #58 boy name
1977 4,626 65 4,561 #64 boy name
1978 4,878 45 4,833 #62 boy name
1979 5,010 68 4,942 #61 boy name
1980 5,502 69 5,433 #59 boy name
1981 5,543 50 5,493 #60 boy name
1982 5,171 55 5,116 #61 boy name
1983 4,963 70 4,893 #62 boy name
1984 4,684 46 4,638 #64 boy name
1985 4,912 64 4,848 #65 boy name
1986 5,122 48 5,074 #65 boy name
1987 5,016 42 4,974 #66 boy name
1988 5,212 47 5,165 #68 boy name
1989 5,813 41 5,772 #63 boy name
1990 6,798 60 6,738 #61 boy name
1991 6,885 52 6,833 #60 boy name
1992 7,003 55 6,948 #56 boy name
1993 6,946 51 6,895 #55 boy name
1994 7,249 45 7,204 #51 boy name
1995 7,015 33 6,982 #50 boy name
1996 7,044 33 7,011 #52 boy name
1997 7,134 21 7,113 #54 boy name
1998 7,382 22 7,360 #52 boy name
1999 7,836 37 7,799 #46 boy name
2000 7,743 35 7,708 #48 boy name
2001 7,465 19 7,446 #54 boy name
2002 7,843 26 7,817 #54 boy name
2003 7,847 20 7,827 #55 boy name
2004 8,160 35 8,125 #54 boy name
2005 8,253 26 8,227 #55 boy name
2006 7,950 16 7,934 #61 boy name
2007 7,434 18 7,416 #63 boy name
2008 7,044 15 7,029 #66 boy name
2009 6,298 17 6,281 #67 boy name
2010 5,238 0 5,238 #76 boy name
2011 4,683 6 4,677 #89 boy name
2012 4,286 6 4,280 #92 boy name
2013 3,886 6 3,880 #100 boy name
2014 3,906 8 3,898 #99 boy name
2015 3,525 7 3,518
2016 3,331 0 3,331

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Popularity of Juan as a first name

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Popularity of Juan as a last name

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Common last names for Juan

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  • Gonzalez
  • Hernandez
  • Rivera
  • Lopez
  • Perez
  • Torres
  • Sanchez
  • Ortiz
  • Cruz
  • Ramirez
  • Diaz
  • Flores
  • Ramos
  • Morales
  • Santiago
  • Reyes
  • Gomez

Common first names for Juan

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Juan U.S.
  White 5.22% 64.26%
  African American 0.69% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 20.83% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 9.96% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 61.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Juan

People with the last name Juan are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Juan

  • How Popular is the name Juan? Juan is the 200th most popular name of all time. As a last name Juan was the 4,808th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Juan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 344,562 babies born with the first name Juan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Juan to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Juan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 39 new born babies.
  • When was Juan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Juan is Monday, May 13th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Juan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Juan was in 2005 with a total of 8,227 babies. That's a lot of babies named Juan!
  • Random Juan Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Juan ranks 61st in popularity as a baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 258 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Juan: Your name in reverse order is Nauj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Janu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Juan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 7,350 people with the last name Juan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Juan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Juan as their last name.

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