Juan

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Juan
Pronunciation /xwan/, /ˈd͡ʒuɘn/ (anglicized)
Gender Male
Origin
Word/Name Spanish derivation of John
Meaning "The Lord is gracious" Yohanan
Region of origin Spain
Other names
Related names Juana, John
Juan
Pronunciation /tɕy̯ɛn/
Gender Female (娟, 绢, 隽, etc.) or Unisexual
Origin
Word/Name Chinese
Region of origin China

Juan is a given name, the Spanish language version of John. It is very common in Spain (its origin) and in Spanish-speaking communities around the world. The feminine form is Juana, or Juanita on its diminutive.

Juan (Mandarin pronunciation: [tɕy̯ɛn]; 娟, 隽) "beautiful, graceful" is also commonly used as given name for Chinese women. "", which is homophonic with the female name, is a division of a traditional Chinese manuscript or book and can be translated as "fascicle", "scroll", "chapter" or "volume".

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