Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:1611
Meaning:God is gracious
Joan is a girl's name of Hebrew origin. Meaning "God is gracious", this name is for the parent looking to send baby into a life of faith.

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  • Joan Rivers
    Comedian

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Source: Social Security Administration

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