Juana Name Meaning & Origin

Juana

Pronunciation: KHWAH-nə (key)

Origin of the name Juana:

Feminine form of Juan, the Spanish form of John (God is gracious), which is from the Middle Latin Johannes, an evolution of the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Joannes. Joannes is from the Greek Iōannes, a derivative of the Hebrew Yehanan, a short form of Yehohanan, which is from yehōhānān (Yahweh is gracious).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Jane, Jean, Jeanne, Joan

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Juani, Juanita, Janie

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Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (Sor means Sister, she was a nun), a feminist poet!!
Queen Juana of Spain, known as "Juana La Loca"

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"Baila como Juana la cubana", salsa song

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