Joan Name Gender

Is Joan a boys name or a girls name? Find out here.

Since 1910, 0.8% of babies named Joan were boys.

In 2018, 63.5% of babies named Joan were boys.

Based on data from The United States Social Security Administration.


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Joan Name Popularity

How popular is the name Joan? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Joan was the 1,030th most popular boys name, representing 0.0091% of boy births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Joan has been the 1,425th most popular boys name, representing 0.0024% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 0 0%
1920 0 0%
1921 0 0%
1922 0 0%
1923 0 0%
1924 0 0%
1925 1,343 7 0.0006%
1926 1,209 10 0.0009%
1927 1,482 5 0.0005%
1928 1,390 6 0.0006%
1929 1,034 16 0.0015%
1930 722 41 0.0039%
1931 691 42 0.0043%
1932 686 44 0.0045%
1933 781 27 0.0029%
1934 644 51 0.0053%
1935 641 49 0.005%
1936 614 52 0.0054%
1937 611 55 0.0056%
1938 792 27 0.0026%
1939 759 29 0.0029%
1940 817 25 0.0024%
1941 696 41 0.0036%
1942 845 25 0.002%
1943 1,093 11 0.0008%
1944 934 17 0.0014%
1945 1,408 5 0.0004%
1946 1,292 6 0.0004%
1947 1,400 6 0.0004%
1948 0 0%
1949 1,421 5 0.0003%
1950 1,390 6 0.0004%
1951 0 0%
1952 0 0%
1953 0 0%
1954 1,207 11 0.0006%
1955 1,126 14 0.0008%
1956 1,537 5 0.0003%
1957 1,415 6 0.0003%
1958 0 0%
1959 1,509 5 0.0003%
1960 0 0%
1961 1,660 5 0.0003%
1962 0 0%
1963 0 0%
1964 1,413 6 0.0003%
1965 0 0%
1966 0 0%
1967 1,421 6 0.0004%
1968 0 0%
1969 0 0%
1970 0 0%
1971 0 0%
1972 0 0%
1973 0 0%
1974 1,534 7 0.0005%
1975 0 0%
1976 0 0%
1977 0 0%
1978 0 0%
1979 0 0%
1980 0 0%
1981 2,047 5 0.0003%
1982 1,914 6 0.0004%
1983 0 0%
1984 0 0%
1985 1,855 7 0.0005%
1986 1,840 8 0.0005%
1987 1,414 19 0.0012%
1988 1,265 30 0.0019%
1989 1,545 19 0.0012%
1990 1,314 33 0.002%
1991 1,442 25 0.0015%
1992 1,511 24 0.0015%
1993 1,427 28 0.0018%
1994 1,499 26 0.0017%
1995 1,530 24 0.0016%
1996 1,261 43 0.0029%
1997 1,011 80 0.0054%
1998 1,128 63 0.0042%
1999 1,132 67 0.0045%
2000 824 145 0.0095%
2001 804 158 0.0105%
2002 783 168 0.0112%
2003 1,050 96 0.0063%
2004 940 130 0.0085%
2005 894 149 0.0097%
2006 936 151 0.0096%
2007 912 166 0.0105%
2008 994 136 0.0088%
2009 1,004 135 0.009%
2010 1,146 100 0.0069%
2011 1,141 96 0.0067%
2012 1,162 92 0.0065%
2013 1,030 120 0.0084%
2014 1,099 109 0.0075%
2015 1,014 133 0.0091%
2016 1,008 135 0.0094%
2017 1,025 124 0.0089%
2018 1,030 125 0.0091%

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What names sound like Joan?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Jan

God is gracious

Slavic

#1,368 (0.0044%)  
Jean

God is gracious

Hebrew

#1,137 (0.0071%)  
Jian

God is gracious

Hebrew

#2,224 (0.0009%)  
John

God is gracious

Hebrew

#27 (0.6637%)  
Jon

French

#700 (0.0205%)  
Jonn

English

Juan

God is gracious

Spanish

#139 (0.2045%)  

What names are similar to Joan?

Find a name that’s like Joan, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Doan

Low, rolling hills

English

Joab

Praise Jehovah

Hebrew

#2,301 (0.0008%)  
Joao

God is gracious

Hebrew

#1,598 (0.0027%)  
Johan

God is gracious

Hebrew

#576 (0.0309%)  
Joran

Scandinavian

Jorn

Scandinavian

Jovan

Latin

#1,351 (0.0044%)  
Roan

Little red-head

Gaelic

#1,376 (0.0043%)  

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