Juan

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Juan
Pronunciation/xwan/, /ˈd͡ʒuɘn/ (anglicized)
GenderMale
Origin
Word/NameSpanish derivation of John
Meaning"The Lord is gracious" Yohanan
Region of originSpain
Other names
Related namesJuana, John
 
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Juan
Pronunciation/xwan/, /ˈd͡ʒuɘn/ (anglicized)
GenderMale
Origin
Word/NameSpanish derivation of John
Meaning"The Lord is gracious" Yohanan
Region of originSpain
Other names
Related namesJuana, John
Juan
Pronunciation/tɕy̯ɛn/
GenderFemale (娟, 绢, 隽, etc.) or Unisexual
Origin
Word/NameChinese
Region of originChina

Juan is a given name, the Spanish language version of John. It is very common in Spain (its origin) and in Spanish-speaking communities around the world. The feminine form is Juana, or Juanita on its diminutive.

Juan (Mandarin pronunciation: [tɕy̯ɛn]; 娟, 隽) "beautiful, graceful" is also commonly used as given name for Chinese women. "", which is homophonic with the female name, is a division of a traditional Chinese manuscript or book and can be translated as "fascicle", "scroll", "chapter" or "volume".

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