PRONOUNCED: HAHNS (German, Dutch) [key]
Meaning & History
German, Dutch and Scandinavian short form of JOHANNES
. Two famous bearers were Hans Holbein (1497-1543), a Renaissance portrait painter from Germany, and Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875), a Danish writer of fairy tales.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Deshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Rashaun, Rashawn (African American), Yanick, Yannic, Yannick (Breton), Ivo, Yanko (Bulgarian), Ivica, Ivo, Janko (Croatian), Honza, Janek (Czech), Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Hank (English), Joĉjo (Esperanto), Hannes, Hannu, Juha, Juho, Jukka, Jussi (Finnish), Jeannot, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick (French), Vano (Georgian), Jancsi, Jani, Janika (Hungarian), Gian, Gianni, Vanni, Giannino, Nino (Italian), Ivo (Macedonian), Hankin, Jankin, Jackin (Medieval English), Zuan (Medieval Italian), Janek (Polish), Joãozinho (Portuguese), Iancu, Ionel, Ionuț, Nelu (Romanian), Vanya (Russian), Ivo, Janko (Serbian), Janko (Slovak), Janko, Žan (Slovene), Juanito (Spanish), Ianto (Welsh)