Juan

First Name
348k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
7k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Juan mean? Find out below.

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 576 5 571
1922 631 10 621
1923 652 7 645
1924 757 17 740
1925 738 18 720
1926 663 15 648
1927 772 12 760
1928 880 22 858
1929 897 21 876
1930 928 21 907
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 853 18 835
1944 916 14 902
1945 1,028 17 1,011
1946 1,149 19 1,130
1947 1,345 31 1,314
1948 1,489 13 1,476
1949 1,858 24 1,834
1950 2,051 24 2,027
1951 1,866 29 1,837
1952 1,879 23 1,856
1953 1,916 23 1,893
1954 1,892 26 1,866
1955 1,790 14 1,776
1956 1,771 24 1,747
1957 1,918 20 1,898
1958 1,966 29 1,937
1959 1,953 30 1,923
1960 2,108 30 2,078
1961 2,080 29 2,051
1962 2,177 25 2,152
1963 2,276 29 2,247
1964 2,254 28 2,226
1965 2,218 24 2,194
1966 2,405 20 2,385
1967 2,500 26 2,474
1968 2,657 30 2,627
1969 3,047 26 3,021
1970 3,497 23 3,474 #95 boy name
1971 3,670 29 3,641 #81 boy name
1972 3,727 53 3,674 #73 boy name
1973 4,143 51 4,092 #67 boy name
1974 4,473 45 4,428 #64 boy name
1975 4,758 66 4,692 #60 boy name
1976 5,114 62 5,052 #58 boy name
1977 4,627 65 4,562 #64 boy name
1978 4,879 45 4,834 #62 boy name
1979 5,008 68 4,940 #61 boy name
1980 5,504 69 5,435 #59 boy name
1981 5,543 50 5,493 #60 boy name
1982 5,173 55 5,118 #61 boy name
1983 4,965 70 4,895 #62 boy name
1984 4,684 46 4,638 #64 boy name
1985 4,912 64 4,848 #65 boy name
1986 5,123 48 5,075 #65 boy name
1987 5,018 42 4,976 #66 boy name
1988 5,212 47 5,165 #68 boy name
1989 5,815 41 5,774 #63 boy name
1990 6,799 60 6,739 #61 boy name
1991 6,888 52 6,836 #60 boy name
1992 7,005 55 6,950 #56 boy name
1993 6,946 51 6,895 #55 boy name
1994 7,250 45 7,205 #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 7,744 35 7,709 #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 8,254 26 8,228 #55 boy name
2006 7,953 16 7,937 #61 boy name
2007 7,435 18 7,417 #63 boy name
2008 7,044 15 7,029 #66 boy name
2009 6,298 17 6,281 #67 boy name
2010 5,240 0 5,240 #76 boy name
2011 4,683 6 4,677 #89 boy name
2012 4,287 6 4,281 #92 boy name
2013 3,888 6 3,882 #100 boy name
2014 3,907 8 3,899 #99 boy name
2015 3,525 7 3,518
2016 3,340 0 3,340
2017 2,980 0 2,980

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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

  • Rodriguez
  • Martinez
  • Garcia
  • 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

  • What name lists does Juan rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Juan? Juan is the 199th 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 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 347,579 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 8,228 babies. That's a lot of babies named Juan!
  • Random Juan Factoid: According to the 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Juan ranks 75th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 53 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1959.
  • 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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  • 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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