Juan

Juan - A unique male name



  Jan 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Juan, meaning the Lord is gracious, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #168. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Juan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Juan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Juan. The baby boy name Juan was given to 4,254 baby boys in 2012, ranking #92 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 386 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Juan peaked in popularity 20 years ago in 1999 on position 46.



Famous with this name

Ethan Juan
Juan Rodríguez
Juan Gaspard


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Juan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Juan is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #21 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #422.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Juan is where you live.


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Juan origin and meaning

Juan is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means the Lord is gracious. To see famous people named Juan, pop culture references for the name Juan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Juan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Juan, sorted by popularity.

John / Jason / Johnny / Jimmy / Jackson / Jon / Jim / Jimmie / Johnnie / Jamie /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201292
201189
201076
200967
200866
200763
200661
200555
200454
200355
200254
200154
200048
199946
199852
199754
199652
199550
199451
199355
199256
199160
199061
198963
198868
198766
198665
198565
198464
198362
198261
198160
198059
197961
197862
197764
197658
197560
197464
197367
197273
197181
197095
1969104
1968113
1967122
1966130
1965140
1964148
1963149
1962154
1961161
1960163
1959164
1958164
1957166
1956173
1955163
1954155
1953154
1952153
1951145
1950136
1949146
1948164
1947173
1946172
1945167
1944182
1943195
1942211
1941205
1940195
1939198
1938198
1937208
1936207
1935200
1934195
1933192
1932200
1931180
1930166
1929166
1928169
1927192
1926213
1925196
1924192
1923205
1922211
1921232
1920214
1919230
1918253
1917248
1916268
1915249
1914238
1913230
1912220
1911175
1910168

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas21
California45
New Mexico46
Arizona56
Nevada58
District of Columbia85
Oregon89
Colorado93
Washington98
Illinois101
Florida102
Georgia113
Oklahoma116
New Jersey116
North Carolina119
Rhode Island123
Kansas128
Arkansas131
Nebraska131
Connecticut132
New York154
Wisconsin160
Idaho161
Tennessee164
Delaware164
Alabama169
Massachusetts171
Indiana173
South Carolina179
Iowa183
Minnesota194
Maryland200
Utah210
Mississippi224
Missouri225
Virginia228
Michigan245
Kentucky263
Pennsylvania272
Ohio370
Louisiana422

Even more about Juan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Juan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Juan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1999
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Juan
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 386
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +4,254

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