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Juanita

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Juanita mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Juanita

User Submitted Origins

Spanish
64%
Mexican
25%
African
4%
English
4%
Hebrew
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from Nigeria and the United States, the name Juanita is of Spanish origin and means "Gracious God".
  2. According to a user from Colombia, the name Juanita means "God is gracious".
  3. A submission from Canada says the name Juanita means "Gods most gracious gift".
  4. A submission from South Africa says the name Juanita means "God is Love & God is Mercy".
  5. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Juanita is of Mexican origin and means "Sent from heaven".
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Wiktionary

From Spanish Juanita, from Juana (“Jane”), comparable to English Janet.

  1. A female given name from Spanish.

Juanita was also found in the following language(s): Spanish

Notable Persons Named Juanita

Notable Persons Named Juanita

Juanita Broaddrick

Juanita Broaddrick is a nursing home care and nursing home administrator. Juanita was born in United States.

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Candy Barr

Candy Barr was a stripper, actress, adult model, and striptease. Candy was given the name Juanita Dale Slusher on July 6th, 1935 in Edna, Texas, U.S. She breathed her last breath on December 30th, 2005.

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Juanita Castro

Juanita Castro is an office holder. Juanita was born on May 6th, 1933 in Birán, Holguín Province, Cuba.

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Juanita Bynum

Juanita Bynum is an author, televangelism, and gospel music. Juanita was born Juanita Bynum on January 16th, 1959 in United States. Juanita is also known as Prophetess Bynum and Pastor Bynum.

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Bessie Love

Bessie Love was an actress. She was most active from 1915 to present. Bessie was given the name Juanita Horton on September 10th, 1898 in Midland, Texas, United States. She breathed her last breath on April 26th, 1986.

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Juanita Moore

Juanita Moore was an actress. She was most active from 1942 to 2001. Juanita was born on October 19th, 1914 in Greenwood, Mississippi, U.S. She left this life on January 1st, 2014.

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  • Juanita Kreps
    24th United States Secretary of Commerce
  • Juanita Millender-McDonald
    Chairperson of the House Administration Committee
  • Juanita Brooks
    Writer
  • Juanita Stein
    Musician
  • Juanita Garcia Peraza
    Religious Leader
  • Juanita Hansen
    Actress
  • Juanita Growing Thunder Fogarty
  • Juanita Coulson
    Science Fiction
  • Juanita Terblanche
    Deputy Shadow Minister of Science
  • Juanita Martínez
    Actress
  • Juanita McNeely

Fun Facts about the name Juanita

  • What name lists does Juanita rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Juanita? Juanita is the 367th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Juanita have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 208,250 babies born with the first name Juanita in the United States. That's more than enough people named Juanita to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Juanita? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 23 new born babies.
  • When was Juanita first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Juanita is Wednesday, January 27th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Juanita born? The highest recorded use of the first name Juanita was in 1924 with a total of 5,404 babies. That's a lot of babies named Juanita!
  • Random Juanita Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Juanita ranks 60th in popularity as a baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, 89 babies in California have the same name in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Juanita: The name spelled backwards is Atinauj. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Itnaaju. How do you pronounce that?
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