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Joao - Meaning of Joao

What does Joao mean?

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[ 2 syll. joao, jo-ao ] The baby boy name Joao is pronounced JHOWow †. Joao has its origins in the Hebrew language and it is used largely in Portuguese. Joao is a variation of John (English and Hebrew).

See also the related categories, portuguese and hebrew.

Joao is not widely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names. In 2016, out of the group of boy names directly related to Joao, John was the most frequently used.

Baby names that sound like Joao include J.C., Jacee (English), Jacey (English), Jaci (English), Jacie (English), Jackee, Jackey (English), Jacki (English), Jackie (English), Jacko, Jacky (English), Jacquay, Jacquez, Jacqui, Jacy (English), Jae-Hwa (Korean), Jaggy (English), Jago (Spanish and English), Jagu (Breton), and Jahee.

† English pronunciation for Joao: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"


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