Joan

Gender:girl

Meaning:God is gracious

Origin:Hebrew

Pronunciation:JONE

Variations:None

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This is a fairly culturally-orientated name and is most likely not used outside of Arabic families. Even within Arabic speaking countries, it is not a very common name. However, if you’re looking for a unique name, Aaban certainly fits the bill.

Detailed Meaning

One of the more old-fashioned female variants of John. Predominantly a female name, this can occasionally be found as a male name.

Famous People With This Name

Joan of Arc was a French Roman Catholic saint and martyr in the 15th century who was burned at the stake. Joan Crawford was an American actress known for her role in “Mildred Pierce.” Joan Cusack is an American actress and sister of John Cusack. Joan Didion is a famous American writer. Joan Jett is an American musician who was in the band Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.

Possible Nicknames

One possible nickname for Joan can be Joanie.

Related Names

Joan can only be spelled one way, although it can be related to names such as Joanne or Joanna. It is also related to John, as it is the female version of the name.

Stories Featuring This Name

Joan Watson is the female version of John Watson, a character in CBS’ Americanised version of Sherlock, “Elementary.” Pope Joan is a popular story concerning a woman who reigned as a pope for a few years in the 9th century. Joan Holloway was a character in the television show “Mad Men.”

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