Joan may refer to:

*Joan (first name) a female or male given name
*Jōan (era), a Japanese era name

People, as first name:
*Joan I, various
*Joan II, various
*Saint Joan various uses
*Joan Miró surrealist artist
*Joan of Arc (disambiguation)
*Joan, Countess of Blois (d.1292)
*Joan, Duchess of Brittany (1319 – 1384)
*Joan of England, various
*Joan of France, various
*Joan of Habsburg, various
*Joan of Kent (1328–1385), Princess of Wales "The fair maid of Kent"
*Joan the Lame (1293-1348) first Queen consort of Philip VI of France.
*Joan of Lancaster (1310-1345)
*Joan of Lestonnac (1556-1640) saint, founder of order The Company of Mary Our Lady.
*Joan of Lusignan (d.1322)
*Joan of Naples, several
*Joan of Navarre (c. 1271 – April 4, 1305), Queen Regnant of Navarre and Queen consort of France
*Joan of Penthievre = Joan, Duchess of Brittany
*Joan of Portugal (disambiguation)
*Joan Rivers, actress
*Joan of Scotland, various
*Joan of Spain (1535 - 1573), Infanta of Spain
*Joan Sutherland (1926 - ), Australian Soprano
*Joan of The Tower (1321–1362), first Queen consort of David II of Scotland. ⋅
*Joan of Valois (1556) (died at birth 1556) daughter of Henri II of France and Catherine de' Medici
*Other Joans of Valois
*Joan, Lady of Wales (1188-1237) wife of Llywelyn the Great

People, as last name:
*Bernat Joan i Marí (b.1960), Catalan politician
*Joel Joan (b.1970), Catalan actor, scriptwriter and director.
*Josep Tarradellas i Joan (1899-1988), Catalan politician
*Martí Joan de Galba (d. 1490), was co-author of the Catalan epic "Tirant lo Blanc"

*Darby and Joan, a happily married couple who lead a placid, uneventful life.

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  • Joan —     Popess Joan     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Popess Joan     The fable about a female pope, who afterwards bore the name of Johanna (Joan), is first noticed in the middle of the thirteenth century.     VARIATIONS OF THE FABLE     First Version:… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Joan — steht für Joan (Vorname), ein weiblicher und männlicher Vorname (2677) Joan, ein Asteroid des Hauptgürtels Joan (Arkansas), ein Ort in Clark County im US Bundesstaat Arkansas Joan ist der Familienname folgender Personen Joel Joan (*1970),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Joan — hace referencia a: Joan Allen, actriz estadounidense; Joan Brossa, poeta y dramaturgo español; Joan Crawford, actriz estadounidense; Joan Cusack, actriz estadounidense; Joan Miró, pintor español; Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Joan II — may refer to: *Joan II of Auvergne *Joan II of Naples *Joan II of Navarre *Joan II of Burgundy …   Wikipedia

  • Joan I — can refer to:* Joan I of Navarre * Joan I of Naples * Joan I of Auvergne * Joan I of Burgundy …   Wikipedia

  • Joan — f, m 1 (f.) English: contracted form of Old French Jo(h)anne, from Latin Jo(h)anna (see JOANNA (SEE Joanna)). In England this was the usual feminine form of JOHN (SEE John) from the Middle English period onwards, but in the 16th and 17th… …   First names dictionary

  • Joan — est un prénom masculin en catalan et occitan et (essentiellement) féminin en anglais, équivalents respectifs de Jean et Jeanne. Voir aussi Jean Jeanne Joan est un dessinateur de BD né le 16 novembre 1963 à Mulhouse. Il intègre l école des beaux… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Joan — fem. proper name, originally Joanna, fem. of Johannes (see JOHN (Cf. John)). Often 17c. 18c. used as a generic name for a female rustic. Among U.S. births, a top 10 name for girls born between 1930 and 1937 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Joan — [jōn] n. a feminine name: see JOANNA …   English World dictionary

  • Joan — /john/, n. 1. ( Fair Maid of Kent ) 1328 85, wife of Edward, the Black Prince, and mother of Richard II. 2. a fictitious female pope about A.D. 855 858. 3. a female given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Betty Joan Perske Baez Joan Chandos… …   Universalium