Girl Names baby nameIoana

What does the name Ioana mean?

The meaning of the name “Ioana” is: “God is gracious”.

Additional information: The name Ioana derives from the Ancient Greek Iōánnēs (Ἰωάννης)( Joannes), which in turn is a form of the Hebrew name Yôchânân / Yehochanan which means "graced by Yahweh, God is gracious". Ioanna is the Greek respective of name Joanna, the respective of male name Ioannis.

Romanian feminine form of John. This is also an alternate transcription of Bulgarian Йоана (Yoana).