Juanita

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208k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Juanita

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

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From Spanish Juanita, from Juana (“Jane”), comparable to English Janet.

  1. A female given name.

Juanita was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Notable Persons Named Juanita

Juanita Broaddrick is a nursing home care and nursing home administrator. Juanita was born in United States.

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Candy Barr was a stripper, actress, adult model, and striptease. Candy was given the name Juanita Dale Slusher on July 6th, 1935 in Edna, Texas, U.S. She breathed her last breath on December 30th, 2005.

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Juanita Castro is an office holder. Juanita was born on May 6th, 1933 in Birán, Holguín Province, Cuba.

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Juanita Bynum is an author, televangelism, and gospel music. Juanita was born Juanita Bynum on January 16th, 1959 in United States. Juanita is also known as Prophetess Bynum and Pastor Bynum.

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Bessie Love was an actress. She was most active from 1915 to present. Bessie was given the name Juanita Horton on September 10th, 1898 in Midland, Texas, United States. She breathed her last breath on April 26th, 1986.

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Juanita Moore was an actress. She was most active from 1942 to 2001. Juanita was born on October 19th, 1914 in Greenwood, Mississippi, U.S. She left this life on January 1st, 2014.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 23 23 0
1881 25 25 0
1882 25 25 0
1883 24 24 0
1884 41 41 0
1885 51 51 0
1886 52 52 0
1887 61 61 0
1888 77 77 0
1889 67 67 0
1890 89 89 0
1891 89 89 0
1892 133 133 0
1893 108 108 0
1894 111 111 0
1895 154 154 0
1896 165 165 0
1897 175 175 0
1898 176 176 0
1899 192 192 0
1900 273 273 0
1901 251 251 0
1902 234 234 0
1903 304 304 0
1904 344 344 0
1905 360 360 0
1906 388 388 0
1907 443 443 0
1908 572 572 0
1909 668 668 0
1910 737 732 5
1911 862 862 0
1912 1,189 1,182 7
1913 1,450 1,443 7 #95 girl name
1914 1,798 1,792 6 #94 girl name
1915 2,406 2,398 8 #92 girl name
1916 2,653 2,644 9 #90 girl name
1917 2,939 2,929 10 #88 girl name
1918 3,272 3,260 12 #85 girl name
1919 3,647 3,636 11 #73 girl name
1920 4,254 4,238 16 #61 girl name
1921 4,789 4,779 10 #57 girl name
1922 4,657 4,642 15 #57 girl name
1923 5,066 5,049 17 #51 girl name
1924 5,428 5,404 24 #48 girl name
1925 5,255 5,234 21 #49 girl name
1926 5,003 4,984 19 #52 girl name
1927 5,094 5,075 19 #55 girl name
1928 4,771 4,732 39 #58 girl name
1929 4,434 4,412 22 #60 girl name
1930 4,553 4,514 39 #57 girl name
1931 4,169 4,129 40 #57 girl name
1932 4,035 4,010 25 #58 girl name
1933 3,573 3,550 23 #63 girl name
1934 3,696 3,662 34 #64 girl name
1935 3,366 3,344 22 #72 girl name
1936 3,204 3,181 23 #75 girl name
1937 3,205 3,179 26 #75 girl name
1938 3,159 3,129 30 #80 girl name
1939 3,238 3,214 24 #77 girl name
1940 3,202 3,171 31 #78 girl name
1941 3,071 3,045 26 #84 girl name
1942 3,097 3,077 20 #90 girl name
1943 3,105 3,082 23 #91 girl name
1944 2,970 2,959 11 #94 girl name
1945 2,668 2,655 13
1946 2,995 2,985 10
1947 3,122 3,110 12
1948 3,212 3,207 5
1949 3,157 3,149 8
1950 3,039 3,029 10
1951 2,798 2,789 9
1952 2,863 2,849 14
1953 2,714 2,705 9
1954 2,557 2,549 8
1955 2,510 2,500 10
1956 2,469 2,469 0
1957 2,409 2,400 9
1958 2,170 2,161 9
1959 2,205 2,197 8
1960 2,107 2,097 10
1961 1,996 1,986 10
1962 1,948 1,940 8
1963 1,923 1,915 8
1964 1,813 1,806 7
1965 1,679 1,671 8
1966 1,538 1,531 7
1967 1,456 1,442 14
1968 1,366 1,360 6
1969 1,227 1,219 8
1970 1,271 1,264 7
1971 1,306 1,299 7
1972 1,140 1,134 6
1973 1,043 1,038 5
1974 1,045 1,039 6
1975 942 936 6
1976 852 845 7
1977 870 863 7
1978 866 866 0
1979 901 893 8
1980 815 809 6
1981 877 872 5
1982 847 847 0
1983 685 685 0
1984 659 649 10
1985 598 598 0
1986 583 583 0
1987 529 524 5
1988 499 493 6
1989 494 494 0
1990 454 448 6
1991 436 436 0
1992 434 434 0
1993 412 412 0
1994 372 372 0
1995 317 317 0
1996 314 314 0
1997 315 315 0
1998 299 299 0
1999 278 278 0
2000 268 268 0
2001 258 258 0
2002 221 221 0
2003 192 192 0
2004 205 205 0
2005 174 174 0
2006 162 162 0
2007 181 181 0
2008 164 164 0
2009 121 121 0
2010 112 112 0
2011 99 99 0
2012 81 81 0
2013 101 101 0
2014 82 82 0
2015 95 95 0
2016 75 75 0

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Popularity of Juanita as a first name

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Common last names for Juanita

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Fun Facts about the name Juanita

  • How Popular is the name Juanita? Juanita is the 357th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Juanita have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 208,007 babies born with the first name Juanita in the United States. That's more than enough people named Juanita to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Juanita? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 23 new born babies.
  • When was Juanita first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Juanita is Wednesday, January 27th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Juanita born? The highest recorded use of the first name Juanita was in 1924 with a total of 5,404 babies. That's a lot of babies named Juanita!
  • Random Juanita Factoid: According to the 1959 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Juanita ranks 75th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 343 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1959.
  • Weird things about the name Juanita: Your name in reverse order is Atinauj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tinuaaj. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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