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PronouncedPron.JO English
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Meaning & History

Short form of JOAN (1), JOANNA, JOSEPHINE, or other names that begin with Jo. It is primarily masculine in German and Dutch, short for JOHANNES or JOSEF.
DiminutiveJojo English
Feminine FormsJosepha English Jana, Janina, Johanna, Josepha German Jana, Janna, Johanna Dutch
Masculine FormsEvan, Ian, Ivan, John, Jon, Joseph, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Shayne English
Other Languages & CulturesDeshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Lashawn, Rashawn, Rashaun, Tajuana African American Gjon Albanian Yohannes Amharic Yahya, Yousef, Youssef, Yuhanna, Yusef, Yusuf Arabic Youcef Arabic (Maghrebi) Hovhannes, Hovsep, Hovik, Hovo, Ohannes Armenian Xuan Asturian Yusif Azerbaijani Ganix, Ion, Jokin, Jon, Jone, Joseba, Iban Basque Ivan, Yan Belarusian Jehohanan, Jehoiachin, Jehoiakim, Joanna, Johanan, John, Joseph, Joses Biblical Ioanna, Ioannes, Ioseph, Ioses Biblical Greek Yehochanan, Yehoyakhin, Yehoyakim, Yochanan, Yosef Biblical Hebrew Iohanna, Iohannes, Ioseph Biblical Latin Jusuf Bosnian Yann, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick Breton Ioan, Ioana, Ivan, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoan, Yoana, Yosif, Ivo, Vancho, Yanko Bulgarian Joan, Joana, Joaquim, Josep, Chimo, Jan, Quim, Ximo Catalan Jowan Cornish Ghjaseppu, Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanna, Ghjuvanni Corsican Ivan, Ivana, Josip, Josipa, Jozefina, Finka, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Joško, Joso, Jozo, Žana Croatian Ivan, Ivana, Jáchym, Jan, Jana, Johana, Josef, Josefa, Honza, Janek Czech Ivan, Jan, Jens, Joakim, Johan, Johanna, Johanne, Johannes, Jokum, Jon, Josef, Josefine, Hanna, Hanne, Hans, Janne, Jannick, Jannicke, Jannik, Jannike, John, Jonna, Kim Danish Johano, Jozefo, Joĉjo Esperanto Jaan, Johanna, Johannes, Joosep, Juhan Estonian Jóannes, Jóhannes, Jón Faroese Jani, Janika, Janina, Janne, Joakim, Johanna, Johannes, Joni, Jooseppi, Josefiina, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani, Aki, Hanna, Hannele, Hannes, Hannu, Iina, Jaakkima, Janna, Jonna, Juha, Juho, Jukka, Jussi, Juuso, Kim, Kimi Finnish Jean, Jeanne, Joachim, Johanne, Josée, Joseph, Josèphe, Joséphine, Yann, Yoan, Yoann, Fifi, Jeannot, Joanne, Josette, Josiane, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick French Xoán, Xoana, Xosé Galician Ioane, Ioseb, Ivane, Soso, Vano Georgian Gianna, Giannis, Ioanna, Ioannis, Iosif, Yanna, Yannis, Yiannis, Gianni, Nana, Yanni, Yianni Greek Keoni Hawaiian Yochanan, Yosef Hebrew Josephus History Iván, János, Johanna, Jozefa, József, Hanna, Jancsi, Jani, Jóska, Józsi Hungarian Jóhann, Jóhanna, Jóhannes, Jón, Jóna Icelandic Jusuf, Yohanes Indonesian Chevonne, Eoin, Seán, Sean, Seosamh, Shane, Shavonne, Shevaun, Shevon, Síne, Siobhán Irish Gioacchino, Gioachino, Giovanna, Giovanni, Giuseppa, Giuseppe, Ivan, Ivano, Beppe, Gia, Gian, Gianna, Gianni, Giannina, Giannino, Giosetta, Giovannetta, Nina, Nino, Peppe, Peppi, Peppino, Pino, Vanna, Vanni Italian Ioachim, Ioakeim, Joachim Judeo-Christian Legend Iosephus, Johanna, Johannes, Joannes Late Roman Jānis, Jāzeps Latvian Sjang, Sjeng Limburgish Janina, Jonas, Juozapas, Juozas Lithuanian Ivan, Ivana, Joakim, Josif, Jovan, Jovana, Ivo, Vancho, Vančo Macedonian Ean, Juan Manx Hohepa Maori Hann, Jan, Jon, Hankin, Jackin, Jankin Medieval English Jehan, Jehanne, Johanne Medieval French Zuan Medieval Italian Ivan, Jan, Jens, Joakim, Johan, Johanna, Johanne, Johannes, Jon, Josef, Josefine, Hanna, Hanne, Hans, Janne, Jannicke, Jannike, John, Jone, Kim Norwegian Joan, Josèp Occitan Yahya, Yousef, Yusef Persian Iwan, Jan, Janina, Janusz, Joachim, Joanna, Józef, Józefa, Józefina, Asia, Janek, Joasia Polish Joana, João, Joaquim, José, Josefa, Josefina, Joaninha, Joãozinho, Quim, , Zezé Portuguese Ioan, Ioana, Ion, Iosif, Iancu, Ionel, Ionuț, Nelu Romanian Akim, Ioann, Iosif, Ivan, Yakim, Yana, Zhanna, Osip, Vanya Russian Juhán Sami Giuanna, Giuanne, Juanne Sardinian Eoin, Iain, Ian, Jean, Seona, Seonag, Seòsaidh, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Sìne, Seònaid Scottish Ivan, Ivana, Joakim, Josif, Jovan, Jovana, Ivica, Ivo, Janko Serbian Ivan, Ivana, Ján, Jana, Jozef, Jozefína, Janko Slovak Ivan, Ivana, Jan, Jana, Janez, Josip, Jožef, Jožefa, Žan, Anže, Janko, Jože, Žana Slovene Jan Sorbian Iván, Joaquín, José, Josefa, Josefina, Juan, Juana, Ibán, Josepe, Juanita, Juanito, Pepe, Pepito Spanish Ivan, Jan, Janina, Janna, Jens, Joakim, Johan, Johanna, Johannes, Jon, Josef, Josefina, Josefine, Hampus, Hanna, Hannes, Hans, Hasse, Janne, John, Jonna, Kim Swedish Yahya, Yusuf Turkish Ýusup Turkmen Ivan, Ivanna, Yana, Yosyp Ukrainian Yusup Uyghur Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Shan, Siân, Siôn, Siwan, Ianto Welsh
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