Juan Name Meaning and Origin

Juan is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Spanish’ origin. The baby name Juan means “God Is Merciful”.


Juan Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Spanish”



Juan is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “HWAHN”


Juan Name Meaning:

Juan is a Spanish variant of John. John originates in Hebrew language and means “God is merciful”. Throughout history it was borne by numerous kings, princes, emperors, popes and saints, the most famous being John the Baptist and John the Apostle. It has been one of the most popular male given names over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Juanchito, Juanito, Juane, Juanch, Juaun, Juwan, Juann


Famous people with this name:

Juan Carlos Alfonso Victor Maria de Borbon y Borbon-Dos Sicilias, King of Spain;

Juan Carlos Teresa Silverio Alfonso de Borbon y Battenberg, Infante of Spain, Count of Barcelona (father of Juan Carlos);

Juan Domingo Peron, 29th and 40th President of Argentina;

Juan Ponce de Leon, Spanish explorer and conquistador;

Juan Manuel de Rosas, Argentine politician and army officer;

Juan Hipolito del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Yrigoyen Alem, President of Argentina;

Giovanni “Juan” Borgia, 2nd Duke of Gandia;

Juan Manuel Mata (Garcia), Spanish footballer;

Juan Gabriel Pareja, American actor;

Juan Ramon Jimenez (Mantecon), Spanish poet, winner of the Nobel Prize;

Juan Gris (born Jose Victoriano [Carmelo Carlos] Gonzalez-Perez), Spanish Cubist sculptor;

Juan Tizol, Puerto Rican jazz trombonist;

Juan Pablo Galavis (Guinand), Venezuelan footballer and reality TV personality (“The Bachelor”);

Juan Martin del Potro, Argentine tennis player;

Juan Cespedes Uribe, Dominican baseball player;

Juan Manuel Santos, 32nd President of Colombia;

Juan Emilio Bosch, 43rd President of the Dominican Republic;

Juan Almeida Bosque, Cuban revolutionary;

Juan Fernando Quintero, Colombian professional footballer




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