Juan (pr. hwan; Forvo) is a Spanish and Manx name, the Spanish form of John which comes from Hebrew meaning “Yahweh is gracious”. Juan is also a Chinese female name meaning 娟 “beautiful, graceful” though there are other meanings depending on the characters used. Juan is also a Japanese female name with a variety of meanings depending on the kanji used:
- ju 寿 “longevity; long life; congratulations”;
- ju 樹 “timber; trees; wood; plant”;
- ju 珠 “pearl”;
- an 安 “calm, peaceful”;
- an 杏 “apricot”;
- an 庵 “hermitage; retreat”;
- an 愛 “love, affection”.
Written in hiragana it’s じゅあん.
Origin: Hebrew, Chinese, Japanese
- Juana (Spanish)