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Forename João

In all the world, João (Joao Brazil Mozambique Angola Portugal, João Brazil Mozambique Angola Portugal, 若昂 China, along with others...) is an extremely common male first name. Given name João is habitual to Portugal, where it is an extremely common male name, Brazil, where it is a very common male name, and Guinea-Bissau (explore name in all countries). In absolute terms it commonest in Brazil, Mozambique, and Angola. Much less frequently, João is the last name as well as a forename.

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Translations, transliterations and names similar to the name João

name Giuàn, name Ivan, name Jan, name Jehan, name Joao, name Džons, name Ianka, name Jehannes, name Gjoni, name Honza, name Ionuț, name Gian, name Ivano, name Gean, name Honsa, name Ionut, name Ian, name Janez, name Ion, name Жуан, name Jackie, name Hannes, name Erwann, name Ieuan, name Ivashka, name Iwo, name Hanns, name Ivo, name João, name 若昂, name Giovanni, name Ivans, name Chuan, name Hans, name جواو, name Jack, name Gioan, name Iwan, name Huans, name ジョアン, name Jean, name Gianni, name Janka, name Evan, name Giannis, name Jenö, name Ioan, name Giovan, name Janos, name Ifan, name Jaan, name Ioann, name Ioannes, name Jacky, name Ioannis, name Iván
VARIANTCOUNTRY
João, Joao Angola, Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique
若昂 China
Жуан Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Russia
جواو Iran
ジョアン Japan

First name João in the context

João is also a prevalent name for the fictitious and mythical characters: Tarzan , the fictional character from Edgar Rice Burroughs's Tarzan of the Apes, Tarzan and the Lion Man; Dr. John Watson , the fictional character of Sherlock Holmes; Dick Grayson , the one of several fictional characters using the identity Robin, Batman & Robin; Martian Manhunter , the fictional superhero that appears in DC Comics' publications, Smallville and John Rambo , the fictional character in the Rambo franchise, and in many other works.

Notable namesakes

picture of John of Patmos John of Patmos John of Patmos Christian saint and author of the Book of Revelation (b. 50) link
picture of John Mark John Mark John Mark Biblical saint (b. 50) link
John the Presbyter early Christian appears in fragments from Papias of Hierapolis as one of the author's sources traditionally identified with John the Apostle, John the Evangelist, and/or John of Patmos (b. 50) link
John of Giscala Leader of the Jewish revolt against the Romans in the First Jewish-Roman War (b. 100) link
picture of John Hyrcanus John Hyrcanus John Hyrcanus Hasmonean ruler (b. 200) link
picture of John Chrysostom John Chrysostom John Chrysostom Church Father, Archbishop of Constantinople and Christian saint, Byzantine Empire (b. 349) link
picture of John the Warrior John the Warrior John the Warrior Orthodox saint (b. 400) link
John of Antioch patriarch of Antioch, c. 428–441 (b. 350) link
John II bishop of Jerusalem, Byzantine Empire (b. 356) link
picture of John I John I John I pope (b. 470) link
picture of John II John II John II pope (b. 470) link
João Vincomalo politician, Byzantine Empire (b. 450) link
John the Hunchback politician, Byzantine Empire (b. 450) link
Pope John I (II) of Alexandria Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Egypt (b. 450) link
John III of Jerusalem (b. 450) link
John the Scythian politician, Byzantine Empire (b. 482) link
John of Tella bishop (b. 483) link
John bar Aphtonia (b. 475) link
John the Cappadocian Praetorian prefect of the East, Byzantine Empire (b. 490) link
Patriarch John I of Alexandria (b. 482) link
John of Cappadocia Patriarch of Constantinople, Byzantine Empire (b. 500) link
John Cottistis byzantine usurper, Byzantine Empire (b. 500) link
John (Mauro-Roman King) John (b. 500) link
John the Armenian Military leader during the Vandalic War (b. 500) link
John Scholasticus Patriarch of Constantinople, Byzantine Empire (b. 503) link
John the Prophet (b. 500) link
picture of John Climacus John Climacus John Climacus Syrian mystic and abbot, Byzantine Empire (b. 579) link
picture of John IV John IV John IV pope, Byzantine Empire (b. 600) link
picture of John the Good John the Good John the Good Archbishop of Milan (b. 600) link
picture of John of Epiphania John of Epiphania John of Epiphania sixth-century Byzantine historian, Byzantine Empire (b. 600) link
picture of Jean l'Agneau Jean l'Agneau Jean l'Agneau (b. 601) link
picture of John Maron John Maron John Maron Syrian bishop and saint (b. 628) link
picture of John V John V John V pope, Byzantine Empire (b. 635) link
John I Lemigius Exarch of Ravenna, Byzantine Empire (b. 600) link
picture of John VII John VII John VII pope, Byzantine Empire (b. 650) link
picture of John VI John VI John VI pope, Byzantine Empire (b. 655) link
picture of John of Beverley John of Beverley John of Beverley Bishop of York and saint, Northumbria (b. 700) link
John Athalarichos Son of Byzantine Emperor Emporer Heraclius, Byzantine Empire (b. 650) link
picture of John VII of Constantinople John VII of Constantinople John VII of Constantinople Patriarch of Constantinople, Byzantine Empire (b. 701) link
picture of Tilpin Tilpin Tilpin French priest, France (b. 701) link
Jean de Dalyatha (b. 650) link
John of Dailam Syriac saint, Iraq (b. 660) link
Jean de Karpathos (b. 650) link
John II Platinus Exarch of Ravenna, Byzantine Empire (b. 700) link
John Mamikonean Armenian writer (b. 700) link
John bar Penkaye (b. 700) link
John IV bishop of Naples (b. 750) link
John VIII antipope in 844 (b. 790) link
John the Deacon Italian historian (b. 801) link
picture of John X John X John X pope, Stato della Chiesa (b. 860) link
John Eladas Byzantine Empire (b. 801) link
John Garidas Byzantine Empire (b. 801) link
John Rhadenos Byzantine Empire (b. 801) link
John of Dara (b. 801) link
Johannes Hymmonides Italian writer (b. 825) link
picture of John of Rila John of Rila John of Rila Bulgarian hermit, Bulgaria (b. 876) link
picture of John Exarch John Exarch John Exarch Bulgarian writer (b. 900) link
John II of Naples Duke of Naples (b. 850) link
John Bogas Byzantine general, Byzantine Empire (b. 850) link
picture of John the Iberian John the Iberian John the Iberian Georgian monk, Georgia (b. 920) link
picture of John I Tzimiskes John I Tzimiskes John I Tzimiskes Byzantine emperor, Byzantine Empire (b. 925) link
John the Old Saxon French saint (b. 885) link
picture of John XII John XII John XII pope (b. 937) link
John of Gorze Monk and diplomat (b. 900) link
Asser Welsh monk from St David's, Dyfed, who became Bishop of Sherborne in the 890s, Wales (b. 900) link
John III of Gaeta Italian duke, Byzantine Empire (b. 901) link
John IV of Gaeta Italian Duke, Byzantine Empire (b. 901) link
John II of Gaeta Duke of Gaeta, Byzantine Empire (b. 901) link
John VII Sarigta (b. 900) link
picture of John XIX John XIX John XIX pope, Stato della Chiesa (b. 975) link
John the Rhaiktor Byzantine Empire (b. 922) link
John Geometres Byzantine Empire (b. 935) link
John III of Naples Italian duke (b. 950) link
John II of Amalfi Italian duke, Byzantine Empire (b. 950) link
picture of John XIV John XIV John XIV pope (b. 1000) link
John VIII bar Abdoun (b. 944) link
John II of Salerno (b. 950) link
picture of John Komnenos John Komnenos John Komnenos Byzantine aristocrat and military leader, brother of Isaac I Komnenos, Byzantine Empire (b. 1015) link
John IV of Naples Italian duke (b. 977) link
picture of João Peculiar João Peculiar João Peculiar Portugal (b. 1050) link
John Mauropous Byzantine poet, Byzantine Empire (b. 990) link
John Scotus Bishop of Mecklenburg (b. 990) link
Jean Ier Metropolitan of Kiev (b. 1000) link
picture of Jean I Jean I Jean I Bishop of Lisieux (b. 1050) link
John the Orphanotrophos Chief Court eunuch, Byzantine Empire (b. 1000) link
John Crescentius 11th-century Italian people, Stato della Chiesa (b. 1000) link
John of Debar Bulgarian clergyman (b. 1000) link
John Canaparius Benedictine monk (b. 1000) link
John IX bar Shushan Patriarch of Antioch (b. 1001) link
John Rogerios Dalassenos Byzantine monk, Byzantine Empire (b. 1001) link
John VIII of Constantinople writer and priest, Byzantine Empire (b. 1005) link
John Edwards (b. 1000) link
John V of Gaeta Italian duke, Byzantine Empire (b. 1010) link
John Mystikos Byzantine Empire (b. 1000) link
John XI bar Mawdyono (b. 1001) link
John Doxopatres (b. 1001) link
picture of Giovanni di Matera Giovanni di Matera Giovanni di Matera Benedictine monk (b. 1070) link
John of Lodi Benedictine bishop (b. 1025) link
João Metaxas (b. 1050) link
John I, Count of Soissons (b. 1021) link

Characteristic surnames

Victor, Vitor, Silva, Paulo, Santos, Ferreira, Batista, Pereira, Oliveira, and Carlos