Given Name JAN (1)

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: YAHN (Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian), YAN (Czech, Polish, German), ZHAN (Catalan)  [details]

Meaning & History

Form of JOHANNES. This name was borne by the 15th-century Flemish painter Jan van Eyck and the 17th-century Dutch painter Jan Vermeer.
VARIANTS: Johan, Johannes (Dutch), Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, John (Swedish), Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Jone, John (Norwegian), Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, John (Danish), Janusz (Polish), Anže, Janez (Slovene), Johann, Johannes (German), Joan (Catalan)
DIMINUTIVES: Hanke, Hanne, Hannes, Hans, Jo, Joop (Dutch), Hannes, Hans, Janne (Swedish), Hans (Norwegian), Hans, Jannick, Jannik (Danish), Janek (Czech), Janek (Polish), Janko (Slovene), Hannes, Hans, Jo (German)
FEMININE FORMS: Jana, Janna, Johanna, Janneke, Jantine, Jantje (Dutch), Janina, Janna, Johanna, Jannicke, Jannike (Swedish), Johanna, Johanne (Norwegian), Johanna, Johanne (Danish), Ivana, Jana, Johana, Janička (Czech), Janina, Joanna (Polish), Ivana, Jana (Slovene), Jana, Janina, Johanna (German), Jana, Joana (Catalan)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Deshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Rashawn, Rashaun (African American), Gjon (Albanian), Yohannes (Amharic), Yahya, Yuhanna (Arabic), Hovhannes, Hovik, Hovo, Ohannes (Armenian), Xuan (Asturian), Ganix, Ion, Jon, Iban (Basque), Ivan, Yan (Belarusian), Jehohanan, Johanan, John (Biblical), Ioannes (Biblical Greek), Yehochanan, Yochanan (Biblical Hebrew), Iohannes (Biblical Latin), Yann, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick (Breton), Ioan, Ivan, Yoan, Ivo, Vancho, Yanko (Bulgarian), Jowan (Cornish), Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanni (Corsican), Ivan, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Vanja (Croatian), Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Hank, Jack, Jake, Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Shayne, Van (English), Johano, Joĉjo (Esperanto), Jaan, Johannes, Juhan (Estonian), Jóannes, Jóhannes, Jón (Faroese), Jani, Janne, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani, Hannes, Hannu, Juha, Juho, Jukka, Jussi (Finnish), Jean, Yann, Yoan, Yoann, Jeannot, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick (French), Xoán (Galician), Ioane, Ivane, Vano (Georgian), Giannis, Ioannis, Yannis, Yiannis, Gianni, Yanni, Yianni (Greek), Keoni (Hawaiian), Yochanan (Hebrew), Iván, János, Jancsi, Jani (Hungarian), Jóhann, Jóhannes, Jón (Icelandic), Yohanes (Indonesian), Eoin, Seán, Sean, Shane (Irish), Giovanni, Ivan, Ivano, Gian, Gianni, Giannino, Nino, Vanni (Italian), Johannes, Joannes (Late Roman), Jānis (Latvian), Sjang, Sjeng (Limburgish), Jonas (Lithuanian), Ivan, Jovan, Ivo, Vancho, Vančo (Macedonian), Ean, Juan (Manx), Hann, Jan, Jon, Hankin, Jackin, Jankin (Medieval English), Jehan (Medieval French), Zuan (Medieval Italian), Joan (Occitan), Yahya (Persian), João, Joãozinho (Portuguese), Ioan, Ion, Iancu, Ionel, Ionuț, Nelu (Romanian), Ioann, Ivan, Vanya (Russian), Juhán (Sami), Giuanne, Juanne (Sardinian), Eoin, Iain, Ian (Scottish), Ivan, Jovan, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Vanja (Serbian), Ivan, Ján, Janko (Slovak), Iván, Juan, Ibán, Juanito (Spanish), Yahya (Turkish), Ivan (Ukrainian), Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siôn, Ianto (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Ján, Jan (2), Jan (3)

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Entry updated February 12, 2018