♂♀ Name Joan – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Joan

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The first name Joan is ♀ female and ♂ male.

Origin of Joan

Joan is a short variant of Johanna or Johannes / John. In rare cases, it is a diminutive of Josephine. All these names are of Hebrew origin.

Meaning of Joan

Joan means “Yahweh is gracious” (from Hebrew “jô/יֹו” = referring to the Hebrew God + “chanan/חָנַן” = to be gracious/to show favor) and “he will add” or “God increases” (from Hebrew “יסף/yasaf” = to increase/add).

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