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


Joana is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Joana?

Joana is an English, Catalan and Portuguese form of the Greek name Iōanna (Ἰωάννα), which derived from the Hebrew name Yochanan (יוֹחָנָן).

What does the name Joana mean?

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

Pronunciation of Joana

Variants of the name Joana

Ioanna Joanna Yoanna

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Popularity of the name Joana

The name Joana is ranked #1489 overall.

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