Name João Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name João


João is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name João?

João is a Portuguese variant of the name John, which derived from the ancient Greek name Iōánnēs (Ἰωάννης), which itself originates in the Hebrew name Yochanan (יוֹחָנָן).

What does the name João mean?

João means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “yo/יֹו”, abbreviation of “yeho/יְהוֹ” = referring to the Hebrew God + “ḥanán/חָנַן” = to show favor/to be gracious).

Pronunciation of João

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Popularity of the name João

The name João is ranked #8530 overall.

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