João - Meaning of João

What does João mean?

[ 2 syll. jo-ã-;o ] The baby boy name João is pronounced as ZJHahOW- †. João is used predominantly in the Portuguese language and it is derived from Hebrew origins.

João is a variation (Portuguese) of the name Johannes (Dutch, German, and Scandinavian).

João is also a variation (Portuguese) of the name John (English and Hebrew).

See also the related categories, portuguese and hebrew.

João is a baby boy name of irregular use. It is not listed in the top 1000. Out of the family of boy names directly linked to João, John was the most frequently used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like João include José, Josias, Juie, Zahi, Sascha, Zaazoo, Zaazu, Zacha, Zaci, Zackey, Zackie, Zacky, Zahee, Zahey, Zahi, Zahie, Zahy, Zahyd, Zakae, and Zakai.

† English pronunciation for João: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"



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