Meaning and origin

Ioana is a Slavic girl name. The meaning of the name is God is Gracious.

Where is it used?

The name Ioana is mainly used in Romanian and in Bulgarian.

How do they say it elsewhere?

Evan (In Welsh and in English)
Johannes (In German, Dutch, Scandinavian and in Late Roman)

For the opposite sex use:

In English and in the bible: John (M)

See also

In Welsh: Ieuan
In Welsh: Siôn
In Welsh: Ifan (M)
In Welsh: Iefan
In Swedish and in Icelandic: Jon
In Spanish: Juan
In Slovene: Janez
In Serbian: Jovan
In Scottish and in English: Ian
In Scottish: Iain
In Russian, Czech, Serbian and in Croatian: Ivan
In Russian: Ioann
In Romanian and in Bulgarian: Ioan
In Romanian: Ionela
In Romanian: Iancu
In Romanian: Ionel
In Portuguese: João
In Polish: Iwan
In Norwegian and in English: Jonette
In Manx: Ean
In Lithuanian: Jonas
In Latvian: Janis
In Italian: Giovanna
In Irish and in Scottish: Eoin
In Irish: Sean
In Hungarian: János
In Hawaiian: Keoni
In Greek: Ioannes
In Greek: Yannis
In Greek: Ioannis
In Galician: Xoán
In Finnish and in Hungarian: Jani
In Finnish: Juhana
In Finnish: Juha
In Finnish: Joni
In Finnish: Jouni
In Finnish: Hannu
In Finnish: Juhani
In Finnish: Juho
In Finnish: Jussi
In Finnish: Jukka
In Esperanto: Jochjo
In Esperanto: Johano
In English: Hank (M)
In English: Jonie
In English: Johnnie
In English: Johnie
In English: Johnny
In English: Jan
In English: Jonelle
In English: Jack
In Dutch, Scandinavian, Czech and in Polish: Jan
In Dutch, Polish and in Czech: Jana
In Danish: Jens
In Cornish: Jowan
In Catalan: Joan
In Breton and in French: Yann
In the bible (Original): Yehochanan
In Basque and in Romanian: Ion
From Bulgarian. Alternative meanings (Romanian) God is Gracious

What Ioana`s say about their name

The best thing about the name Ioana:
it's such a beautifull name and the girls named Ioana are gorgeous,gracious wise and with a strong personality

The worst thing about the name:
there's no worst thing about it

More `Ioana` links

Ioana as abbreviation
Actors named Ioana
Ioana in the encyclopedia