Meaning of Joan

Joan is a Catalan name for boys and girls.
The meaning is `God is gracious`
The name Joan is most commonly given to French boys. (5 times more often than to American boys.)
In Wallonie, Italia and België it is (almost) solely given to boys
In Scotland and England and Wales it is (almost) solely given to girls

Use for the other sex:

Ivan, Ioannes, Johannes



What do they use in other countries?

Giovanni (Italian)
Jovanni (English)
Johann (German)



The name sounds like:

Jan, Joana, Jean, Joann,, Jan, Jean, John, Juan, Jon, Jian, Jonn



Similar names are:

Doan, Jovan, Joab, Johan, Joao, Joran, Jorn, Roan



See also:

Ioana, Ionela, Jonette, Giovanna, Jonie, Jan, Jonelle, Jana,, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Siôn, Jon, Juan, Janez, Jovan, Ian, Iain, Ioann, Ioan, Iancu, Ionel, João, Iwan, Ean, Jonas, Janis, Eoin, Sean, János, Keoni, Ioannis, Yannis, Xoán, Jani, Juhana, Juha, Jouni, Juhani, Joni, Jussi, Juho, Hannu, Jukka, Jochjo, Johano

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