João

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João
Pronunciation Portuguese: [ʒuˈɐ̃w]
Gender Male
Origin
Word/name Hebrew, via Portuguese
Meaning "YHWH/The Lord is gracious"
Other names
Related names John, Jean, Evan, Giovanni, Hans, Juan, Hovhannes, Ian, Ioan, Ioane, Ivan, Iven, Ifan, Jack, Jackson, Jan, Jane, Janez, Jhon, Joan, Johan/Johann, Johanan, Johannes, Jonne, Jovan, Juhani, Seán, Shane, Siôn, Yahya, Yohannes

João is the Portuguese form of the name John. The diminutive is Joãozinho or Joãozito and the feminine is Joana or Maria-João. It is widespread in Portuguese-speaking countries and therefore also the name of several notable people and places:

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