HeartHWAN (Spanish), JOO-an (Manx)
Spanish and Manx variation of John
"the Lord is gracious"

Juan Origin and Meaning

The name Juan is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "the Lord is gracious".
Juan, the Spanish version of John, is ubiquitous in the Spanish-speaking world, and is familiar internationally via such references as Don Juan and San Juan.

Juan has countless high-achieving namesakes. Internationally, it's one of the most recognized Spanish names for boys. As a baby name, Juan in the US is off its 1990s peak.
# 141 in the US

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Famous People Named Juan

  • Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y BorbónDos Sicilias, King of Spain
  • Juan Carlos Teresa Silverio Alfonso de Borbón y BattenbergInfante of Spain, Count of Barcelona (father of Juan Carlos)
  • Juan Domingo Peron29th and 40th President of Argentina
  • Juan Ponce de LeonSpanish explorer and conquistador
  • Juan Manuel de RosasArgentine politician and army officer
  • Juan Hipólito del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Yrigoyen AlemPresident of Argentina
  • Giovanni "Juan" Borgia2nd Duke of Gandía
  • Juan Manuel Mata (Garcia)Spanish footballer
  • Juan Gabriel ParejaAmerican actor
  • Juan Ramon Jimenez (Mantecon)Spanish poet, winner of the Nobel Prize
  • Juan Gris (born Jose Victoriano [Carmelo Carlos] GonzalezPerez), Spanish Cubist sculptor
  • Juan TizolPuerto Rican jazz trombonist
  • Juan Pablo Galavis (Guinand)Venezuelan footballer and reality TV personality ("The Bachelor")
  • Juan Martín del PotroArgentine tennis player
  • Juan Cespedes UribeDominican baseball player
  • Juan Manuel Santos32nd President of Colombia
  • Juan Emilio Bosch43rd President of the Dominican Republic
  • Juan Almeida BosqueCuban revolutionary
  • Juan Fernando QuinteroColombian professional footballer

Juan in Pop Culture

  • Juan Castillocharacter in telenovela "Destinos"
  • Juan Carlos "Juice" Ortizcharacter on TV's "Sons of Anarchy"
  • Juan Corridacharacter from "Ace Attorney"
  • Juan Ceballoscharcter in DC Universe
  • Dom Juancharacter in "Dom Juan" by Moliere
  • Don Juanepic poem by Lord Byron and its main character
  • Don Juanmain character in Philippine story "Ibong Adarna"
  • Juanwater,type gym leader in the Pokémon video games
  • Juan Cabrillomain character in "Oregon Files" by Clive Cussler
  • Juan Ricocharacter in Robert Heinlein's "Starship Troopers"
  • Juan Sánchez VillaLobos Ramírez, character in the "Highlander" movie series
  • Juan Tamadcharacter in Philippine folklore
  • Juan Valdezcoffee mascot
  • Juan Tomáscharacter in John Steinbeck's "The Pearl"
  • Juancharacter in Pam Munoz Ryan's "Esperanza Rising"

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