Juanita \ju(a)-ni-ta\ as a girl's name is pronounced wah-NEE-tah. It is of Spanish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Juanita is "God is gracious". Diminutive form of Juana, from John.
Juanita has 14 variant forms: Janita, Juana, Juanetta, Juanisha, Juniata, Junita, Juwaneeta, Juwanita, Nita, Wahnita, Wahnna, Wanna, Waneeta and Wanita.
For more information, see also related names Wanetta and Jane.
Baby names that sound like Juanita are Janit, Janeta, Jennita, Jenita and Jonita.