Joan meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Joan No. of characters: 4 Gender: Unisex Origin of Joan: Hebrew
How to pronounce Joan joan What does my name mean? Meaning of Joan: God is Gracious, Merciful, God's Gracious Gift, Yahweh Is Gracio

Origin and Meaning

Baby name Joan is a contracted form of the Old French Johanne, which is a feminine form of John meaning 'God is gracious'. The name is said to be derived from the Biblical Hebrew name 'Yohanan' meaning 'Yahweh (God) is merciful'. A most notable bearer of the name is Joan of Ark, the young French saint, and heroine who claimed to be a soldier of God. Under the leadership of this young legend, the French Army defeated the British at Orleans in 1429. Joan was eventually captured and sold to the British who burned her at the stake for witchcraft in 1431. Later she was canonized in 1920.

Joan was ranked 762 in 2015 US male names list and elevated by 1.80% from its previous ranking of 776 in 2014. Joan was ranked 870 in 2015 US female names list and elevated by 1.47% from its previous ranking of 883 in 2014. First name derived from John. Comes from the Hebrew "yo and Hanan" Means "God is merciful" If Day 27 December.. Intelligent, always mind alert, very active, voluntary,Joanexhaust their entourage that is slowing to want to follow them. Stubborn,Joanare also sensitive, always in search of tenderness and affection. Quiet, little tolerant, forJoanalone hold the truth, their moral is exemplary. Workers, their family life is often disturbed by their intense work. In love is passion and that's life.

Full form of Joan : Jovial Open-Minded Adventurous Nonchalant

Joan is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 2203 in 2014. Only 165 people have Joan as their first name. Joan is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Joan is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1912 and ranked 762 (0.004266% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 485460 people wear Joan as their first name. Joan is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 762 (0.004266% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 485460 people have Joan as their first name. Joan is not a native United States and Joan may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.135800% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Joan
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1912239317
1913228412
1914216578
1915206784
1916206823
19171761048
19181571384

Expression number of Joan is 4.

Organizing and managing qualities are possessed by Joan. By systematic and methodical approach Joan turns their dream into reality. Joan are extremely sincere and honest.

Names that rhyme with Joan Antoan, Doan, Eloan, Hoan, Ioan, Jhoan, Koan, Loan, Maryjoan, Noan, Oan, Ramoan, Rhoan, Roan, Samoan, Shoan, Sloan, Toan, YoanFamous people named Joan
Joan Lindsay in Picnic at Hanging Rock as Writer
Joan Giammarco in The Parent Trap as Sound Department
Joan Morecambe in The Unforgettable Eric Morecambe as
Joanna Joseph in The Remains of the Day as Actress
Joan Preston in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Miscellaneous Crew
Joanna Jimenez in Alien³ as Editorial Department
Joanna Goode in Palo Pinto Gold as Actress
Joanna Dukes in Good as New as Actress
Joanna Roos in As the World Turns as Actress
Joanna Bowers in Tuesday Girl as Director
Joan Ambrosio Dalza was an Italian composer and lutetist.
Actor Joan Fontaine, known for movie Suspicion
Names like Joan Joan Namesakes Related Names: Joa, Joaïna, Joab, Joachim, Joachine, Joacim, Joackim, Joah, Joahan, Joahn, Joahna, Joahnna, Joahua, Joail, Joakim, Joakima, Joakin, Joal, Joaly, Joan Posts having Joan: Comments :Joan is a proper name of person English women, sometimes also used the masculine. As female first name it found in the English language, appears even in the Middle Ages and is today particularly in the United States before. As male first name is Joan mostly used in Catalan language in eastern Spain and in Scandinavia. Joan comes from the name Bible , in Hebrew , יוחנן Yohanan, diminutive of יהוחנן Yəhôḥānān, whose meaning is " Yahweh is gracious." It is a common name to the men in some areas of the ' Europe . Variants of the name are Female: Jane, Jeanne, Joanna and Male: Ioan, Johan, John. In other languages its versions are Old French: Johanne, Catalan: Joan, France: Jean, Irish: Seán, Siobhán, Siwan, Italian : Giovanna , Giovanni, Slavic languages: Ivan, Spanish: Juan. - Sofia Say Popularity of Joan

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