JOHANN
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: German
PRONOUNCED: YO-hahn   [key]
Meaning & History
German form of Iohannes (see JOHN). A notable bearer was Johann Gutenberg, the inventor of the printing press in the 15th century. Other famous bearers include German composer Johann Sebastian Bach, Austrian composers Johann Strauss and his son Johann Strauss Junior, and German novelist and poet Johann Goethe.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Johan, Jan, Johannes
DIMINUTIVES: Hannes, Hans, Jo, Hanke
FEMININE FORMS: Jana, Janina
OTHER LANGUAGES: Deshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Rashaun, Rashawn (African American), Gjon (Albanian), Yahya (Arabic), Hovhannes, Ohannes (Armenian), Ganix, Ion, Jon (Basque), Yan (Belarusian), John (Biblical), Ioannes (Biblical Greek), Yehochanan, Yochanan (Biblical Hebrew), Iohannes (Biblical Latin), Yann, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick (Breton), Ioan, Ivan, Yan, Yoan, Ivo, Yanko (Bulgarian), Joan, Jan (Catalan), Jowan (Cornish), Ghjuvan (Corsican), Ivan, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Vanja (Croatian), Ivan, Jan, Johan, Honza, Janek (Czech), Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Hans, Jannick, Jannik (Danish), Jan, Johan, Johannes, Hanne, Hannes, Hans, Jo, Joop (Dutch), 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), Jani, Janne, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani, Hannes, Hannu, Juha, Juho, Jukka, Jussi (Finnish), Jean, Yann, Jeannot, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick (French), Xoán (Galician), Ioane, Ivane, Vano (Georgian), Ioannes, Ioannis, Yanni, Yannis, Yianni, Yiannis (Greek), Keoni (Hawaiian), Yochanan (Hebrew), János, Jancsi, Jani, Janika (Hungarian), Jóhann, Jóhannes, Jón (Icelandic), Eoin, Sean, Seán, Shane (Irish), Giovanni, Gian, Gianni, Giannino, Nino, Vanni (Italian), Johannes, Joannes (Late Roman), Jānis (Latvian), Sjang, Sjeng (Limburgish), Jonas (Lithuanian), Ivan, Jovan, Ivo (Macedonian), Ean, Juan (Manx), Hann, Jan, Jon, Hankin, Jackin, Jankin (Medieval English), Jehan (Medieval French), Zuan (Medieval Italian), Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Hans (Norwegian), Joan (Occitan), Iwan, Jan, Janusz, Janek (Polish), João, Joãozinho (Portuguese), Ioan, Ion, Iancu, Ionel, Ionuț, Nelu (Romanian), Ioann, Ivan, Vanya (Russian), Juhán (Sami), Eoin, Iain, Ian (Scottish), Ivan, Jovan, Ivo, Janko, Vanja (Serbian), Ján, Janko (Slovak), Ivan, Jan, Janez, Žan, Anže, Janko (Slovene), Iván, Juan, Xuan, Juanito (Spanish), Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Hampus, Hans, Hasse, Janne (Swedish), Yahya (Turkish), Ivan (Ukrainian), Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siôn, Ianto (Welsh)
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