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Juana

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17k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Juana

"Juana" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "God is gracious". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Feminine form of Juan, from Latin Johannes, the Spanish equivalent of John.

  1. A female given name; equivalent to Jane
  2. Joanna (Biblical figure)

Notable Persons Named Juana

O.S.H. Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was a nun, poet, and writer. O.S.H. was given the name Juana Inés de Asbaje y Ramírez de Santillana on November 12th, 1651 in Tepetlixpa. She passed away on April 17th, 1695.

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Juana Bormann is a military person. Her military service ended in 1945.

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Juana was born in 1811 in San Nicolas Island. She left this life on October 19th, 1853.

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Juana Barraza is a criminal. Juana is also known as Mataviejitas, La Dama del Silencio, Mataviejitas (Sp. "Old Lady Killer"), and La Dama del Silencio (Sp. The Lady of Silence).

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Juana Molina is a folktronica, ambient music, experimental music, neofolk, alternative dance, psychedelic music, indie pop, and progressive folk musician. She was most prominent from 1967 to present. Juana was given the name Juana Rosario Molina on October 1st, 1961 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Juana was born in 1812. She died on July 23rd, 1888.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Juana

Clara Ng is a novels, short stories, children's, novel, short story, and children's literature novelist. Her ongoing career started in 2002. Clara was given the name Clara Regina Juana on July 28th, 1973 in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 5 0
1881 8 8 0
1882 7 7 0
1883 9 9 0
1884 10 10 0
1885 11 11 0
1886 12 12 0
1887 8 8 0
1888 11 11 0
1889 11 11 0
1890 14 14 0
1891 10 10 0
1892 14 14 0
1893 14 14 0
1894 18 18 0
1895 24 24 0
1896 12 12 0
1897 15 15 0
1898 17 17 0
1899 15 15 0
1900 34 34 0
1901 30 30 0
1902 28 28 0
1903 29 29 0
1904 45 45 0
1905 27 27 0
1906 41 41 0
1907 37 37 0
1908 35 35 0
1909 52 52 0
1910 39 39 0
1911 47 47 0
1912 60 60 0
1913 70 70 0
1914 119 119 0
1915 87 87 0
1916 68 68 0
1917 102 102 0
1918 119 119 0
1919 135 135 0
1920 156 149 7
1921 163 163 0
1922 146 146 0
1923 171 171 0
1924 201 201 0
1925 185 185 0
1926 205 205 0
1927 178 178 0
1928 200 200 0
1929 193 188 5
1930 185 185 0
1931 134 134 0
1932 114 114 0
1933 109 109 0
1934 83 83 0
1935 93 93 0
1936 81 81 0
1937 86 86 0
1938 80 80 0
1939 92 92 0
1940 78 78 0
1941 68 68 0
1942 65 65 0
1943 80 80 0
1944 88 88 0
1945 120 120 0
1946 121 121 0
1947 125 125 0
1948 134 134 0
1949 184 184 0
1950 187 187 0
1951 161 161 0
1952 172 172 0
1953 176 176 0
1954 132 132 0
1955 141 141 0
1956 121 121 0
1957 147 147 0
1958 119 119 0
1959 169 169 0
1960 163 163 0
1961 155 155 0
1962 140 140 0
1963 140 140 0
1964 167 167 0
1965 142 142 0
1966 124 124 0
1967 136 136 0
1968 154 148 6
1969 175 175 0
1970 177 177 0
1971 176 176 0
1972 190 190 0
1973 190 190 0
1974 214 208 6
1975 240 234 6
1976 205 205 0
1977 203 203 0
1978 184 184 0
1979 203 197 6
1980 219 219 0
1981 197 197 0
1982 187 187 0
1983 200 200 0
1984 170 170 0
1985 137 137 0
1986 190 190 0
1987 180 175 5
1988 164 157 7
1989 221 212 9
1990 250 244 6
1991 261 254 7
1992 247 242 5
1993 248 240 8
1994 265 265 0
1995 253 253 0
1996 220 220 0
1997 206 206 0
1998 190 190 0
1999 226 226 0
2000 206 206 0
2001 214 214 0
2002 221 221 0
2003 188 188 0
2004 195 190 5
2005 244 244 0
2006 221 221 0
2007 181 181 0
2008 191 191 0
2009 160 160 0
2010 144 144 0
2011 118 118 0
2012 109 109 0
2013 91 91 0
2014 104 104 0
2015 105 105 0
2016 119 119 0

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Popularity of Juana as a first name

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Common last names for Juana

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Fun Facts about the name Juana

  • How Popular is the name Juana? Juana is the 1,783rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Juana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,412 babies born with the first name Juana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Juana to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Juana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Juana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Juana is Sunday, May 24th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Juana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Juana was in 1994 with a total of 265 babies.
  • Random Juana Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Juana ranks 103rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 7 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Juana: Your name in reverse order is Anauj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aaunj. 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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