Joana - Meaning of Joana
[ 3 syll. joa-na, jo-ana ] The baby girl name Joana is pronounced Z-owAA-Naa- †. Joana's language of origin is Hebrew. It is predominantly used in the Brazilian, Catalan, English, and Portuguese languages.
Joana is a derivative (Brazilian, Catalan, English, and Portuguese) of the English Jane.
Joana is also a derivative of the English Joan.
Joana is also a variant spelling (English) of the English and Polish Joanna.
Joana is a rare baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 2001, 0.018% of baby girls were given the name Joana. It was #698 in rank then. The baby name has steeply declined in popularity since then, and is currently used only on a very light scale. In 2012, out of the family of girl names directly linked to Joana, Joanna was the most commonly used.
Baby names that sound like Joana include Jacquemine, Jamoni, Susanne, Tzigana, Xenea, Xenia, Xeniah, Xuania, Zamee, Zamia, Zamillah, Zamya, Zania, Zanoa, Zanoah, Zaseana, Zaseane, Zashauna, Zashawna, and Zashona.
† Pronunciation for Joana: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"