Spanish and Manx Gaelic version of the name John.

It is one of the most popular names in the Spanish speaking countries.

Also popular are two feminine form of the name: Juana and Juanita.

Juan is also a feminine name in China. It means beautiful and graceful in Chinese Mandarin.

San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico, founded in 1521 by Juan Ponce de León.

Other forms, diminutives and variant, are: Xuan, Juanito, Hovo, Yann, Xoán, Yanick, Jean,  Jan, Jeannot, Hans, Giovanni, Yannis, Ivan, Ivo, Sean.

Famous bearers are Juan Pablo Montoya, Juan Perón, Juan Carlos Cáceres, Juan Fernando Quintero, Juan Martin del Porto, Juan Gil Navarro, Juan Verón, Juan de Carlos Gonzáles, Juan Carlos Vellido, Juan Borgia.

Juan is a popular name in Chile and Spain.