Meaning:God is gracious; Free man
Juan Carlos is a boy’s name of Spanish origin. This name combines the popular Spanish given names Juan and Carlos, which translate to John and Charles in English. Juan derives from the Hebrew name Yochanan, meaning “God is gracious,” which has over 500 variants. Some of these include Johannes, Johanna, Jean, Jeanne, Seán, and many others. Meanwhile, Carlos originates from the Germanic name Carl, meaning “free man.” Other variants of this name include Karl, Carlo, and Karol. A famous bearer of this name is Juan Carlos I of Spain, a former King of Spain who abdicated the throne in 2014.
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