João

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João
PronunciationPortuguese: [ʒuˈɐ̃w]
GenderMale
Origin
Word/nameHebrew, via Portuguese
Meaning"YHWH has been gracious",[1] "graced by YHWH" (Yohanan)
Other names
Related namesJohn, 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, Eoin, Shane, Siôn, Yahya, Yohannes

João is the Portuguese form of the given name John. The diminutive is Joãozinho and the feminine is Joana or Maria-João. It is widespread in Portuguese-speaking countries. Notable people with the name include:

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  1. ^ Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "John" . Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.