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Joao Meaning


What does Joao mean?

The name Joao is of Portuguese origin.

The meaning of Joao is "G-d is gracious".

Joao is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Joa-o.

The Given Name Joao

Joao is a form of Johannes. See Johannes for further details.

Embraced by many parents, the name Joao, is one of warmth and allure.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A mesmerizing name that will rock parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Joćo Baptista Machado, Joćo de Brito, and Joćo Fernandez.

Joao Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,321 in baby name popularity for boys with 57 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,216 in baby name popularity for boys with 60 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Joao has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Joao Name Popularity Page.

Joao Related Names

Joao is a form of Johannes.

Famous Joaos

  • Joćo Baptista Machado ~ Saint
  • Joćo de Brito ~ Saint
  • Joćo Fernandez ~ Saint
  • Joao I the Good ~ Portuguese King (1385-1433)
  • Joao II ~ Portuguese King (1477; 1481-1495)
  • Joao III the Pious ~ Portuguese King (1521-1557)
  • Joao IV the Restorer ~ Portuguese King (1640-1656)
  • Joćo of God ~ Saint
  • Joao V the Magnanimous ~ Portuguese King (1706-1750)
  • Joao VI ~ Portuguese King (1816-1826)

Joao Numerology

What will your new littleJoao be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Joao are often carefree and organic but most of all they are read more >>

Joao Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Joao in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Joao.

Just for fun, see the name Joao in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Joao in Nautical Flags page.