In Spanish it's pronounced (Hoo-an) Idk why English don’t pronounce the J but it doesn’t sound good when they say (wan) it sounds wrong, so please pronounce the J which makes an H sound.
Kinda stinky.
Honestly, I kind of agree that it's a little overused BUT it's still a nice name.
Juan dela Cruz is the national personification of the Philippines, often used to represent the "Filipino everyman."
SO OVERUSED, but I still like it! I know around 3-5 boys called this.
Juan Luna de San Pedro y Novicio Ancheta was a Filipino painter, sculptor and a political activist of the Philippine Revolution during the late 19th century.
Juan Tamad is a character in Philippine folklore noteworthy for extreme laziness. He is usually portrayed as a child, although in some interpretations, he is said to be a young man.
Juan Corrida, a character in the video game Ace Attorney.
Reminds me of the line from Les Miserables:
You talk of battles to be won, yet here he comes like Don Juan, it’s better than an opera!
NOTE: in this line, Juan is pronounced ju-WAN, not the traditional HWAN.
Juan is a very common name in the Hispanic world that one would encounter on a regular basis as you would a Jose, Pablo, Pedro, Maria or Ana. It is not a bad name at all and I do appreciate this variant of John that is further amplified by its unique spelling and pronunciation.
Juan Domingo Peron (October 8, 1895- July 1, 1974)Thrice elected president of Argentina and spouse of Eva Duarte (Evita).
His first term was from 1946-1952
His second was from 1952-1955
His third and final term was from 1973 until his death in 1974.
In 2018, 5 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Juan who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 175th most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.
Juan Díaz de Garayo y Ruiz de Argandoña, also known as "The Sacamantecas", was a Spanish serial killer active near Vitoria, Álava, who strangled five women and a 13-year-old girl, and attacked four other women during two different periods, 1870 to 1874 and 1878 to 1879. A lust-motivated serial killer, Garayo first killed prostitutes after hiring and sleeping with them consensually, but grew more disorganized and violent as time went on, attacking, raping and murdering women that he saw walking alone in the country. His last two victims, murdered in consecutive days, were also stabbed, and the second was disemboweled.
Juan Pablo Espinosa is a Colombian actor. After graduating from Gimnasio Moderno high-school in Bogotá, Espinosa went to study acting at Boston's Emerson College. He also lived in New York City and Los Angeles, before returning to Colombia in 2004. In 2005 he debuted on Colombian television at Caracol TV daily anthology series Tu voz estéreo. Later, he appeared in RCN TV telenovelas Merlina, mujer divina and Floricienta; after a break, he became part of the ensemble cast of El último matrimonio feliz and of the Colombian theatre version of Closer. In 2009 he participated in the first season of Sony Pictures Television and Caracol TV series Los caballeros las prefieren brutas, and on A corazón abierto, a RCN TV series based on Grey's Anatomy. He would return to Caracol TV for a supporting role on Secretos de familia and as a star on El secretario.
Juan Antonio Marichal Sánchez is a Dominican former professional baseball player. He played as a right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball most notably for the San Francisco Giants. Marichal was known for his high leg kick, pinpoint control and intimidation tactics, which included aiming pitches directly at the opposing batters' helmets.
Juan Carlos I of Spain reigned as King of Spain from 1975 to 2014, when he abdicated in favour of his son, Felipe VI.
Juan Pablo Galavis is an American-born Venezuelan former professional soccer midfielder/forward, who retired in 2008. In 2013, he was chosen as the first Latino star of the ABC-TV reality show The Bachelor after 17 editions.
Juan Pablo Ángel is a retired Colombian footballer who last played for Atlético Nacional in Categoría Primera A.He began his career at Nacional, whom he helped to win the championship in 1994, and then moved to River Plate of Argentina, where he was the league's top scorer in 2000. The following year he moved to Europe, joining Aston Villa of the Premier League for a club record £9.5 million. In 2007, he moved to the United States, where he played for three clubs in Major League Soccer before returning to Atlético Nacional in 2013.Ángel was also a full international for Colombia, and made 33 appearances from his debut in 1995, scoring 9 goals.
Juan Antonio Corretjer was a poet, journalist and pro-independence political activist opposing United States rule in Puerto Rico.
Juan Manuel Vargas is a Peruvian footballer who is currently a Universitario.
Juan Pablo Montoya Roldán is a Colombian racing driver. He currently competes in the Verizon IndyCar Series driving for Team Penske. The highlights of his career include winning the International F3000 championship in 1998, and the CART FedEx Championship Series in 1999, as well as victories in some of the most prestigious races in the world, including the Indianapolis 500, Grand Prix of Monaco, 24 Hours of Daytona, British Grand Prix, Italian Grand Prix and Grand Prix of Long Beach. He is the only driver to have won the premier North American open-wheel CART title, Indianapolis 500, 24 Hours of Daytona, Grand Prix of Long Beach and the Italian Grand Prix all at the first attempt. Montoya is one of two drivers to have won the CART title in his rookie year, the first being Formula One World Champion Nigel Mansell in 1993. He is the only active driver who has won two legs of the Triple Crown of Motorsport in its original definition.
Sounds Spanish.
My grandson's name is KaJuan, nickname "Juan-Juan". Very unique and he is such a very handsome & smart young man.
Juan Pablo was a contestant and is The Bachelor on the show The Bachelor.
Juan Martin del Potro is an Argentine tennis player.
I suppose there could be a joke about twins named Juan and Ahmal, but it's not the version I've heard. Before starting, I should mention that I in no way support racism of any kind. Okay, Here it goes:There is no difference between hispanic and black jokes. If you've heard Juan, you've heard Jamal.I suppose there could be other, less racist versions of the joke out there, but I'm pretty sure this is the original.
Juan Carreño de Miranda (1614-1685) was a Spanish painter.
Juan de Borgoña (1460/70-1536) was a Spanish painter. His name means 'John of Burgundy'.
Juan Batlle Planas (1911-1966) was an Argentine painter, printmaker, designer and writer, considered the father of Surrealist art in his country.
Juan Soler is an Argentine-Mexican actor, former rugby player and model.
The Prieto quintuplets are born in Venezuela, the world's third surviving set of quints. Mario, Fernando, Otto, Robinson and Juan Jose are the first all-boy quints recorded.
On the Isle of Man the pronunciation of Juan is Joo-an.
San Juan is the capital city of Puerto Rico. Originally, the island was called San Juan and the city Puerto Rico, but for some reason someone switched the names.
There is a story joke about twins called Juan and Ahmal. The storyline is 'if you've seen Juan, you've seen Ahmal'.
My father's name is Juan, oddly he was born in the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico. He has a temper and a gut.
King of Spain Juan Carlos I.
In the Gaston Leroux novel "The Phantom of the Opera," Erik composes a masterpiece which he titles "Don Juan Triumphant."

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