Given Name JOHANNES

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: yo-HA-nəs (German), yo-HAHN-nəs (Dutch), yo-HAN-əs (Danish), YO-hahn-nes (Finnish)   [details]

Meaning & History

Latin form of Ioannes (see JOHN). Notable bearers include the inventor of the printing press Johannes Gutenberg (1398-1468), astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) and composer Johannes Brahms (1833-1897).

Categories

astronomers, composers
VARIANTS: Jan, Johann (German), Jan, Johan (Dutch), Jan, Jens, Johan, Jon, John (Swedish), Jan, Jens, Johan, Jon, Jone, John (Norwegian), Jan, Jens, Johan, Jon, John (Danish), Jani, Janne, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani (Finnish), Jaan, Juhan (Estonian), Joannes (Late Roman)
DIMINUTIVES: Hannes, Hans, Jo (German), Hanke, Hanne, Hannes, Hans, Jo, Joop (Dutch), Hampus, Hannes, Hans, Hasse, Janne (Swedish), Hans (Norwegian), Hans, Jannick, Jannik (Danish), Hannes, Hannu, Juha, Juho, Jukka, Jussi (Finnish)
FEMININE FORMS: Jana, Janina, Johanna (German), Jana, Janna, Johanna (Dutch), Janina, Janna, Johanna (Swedish), Johanna, Johanne (Norwegian), Johanna, Johanne (Danish), Janika, Janina, Johanna (Finnish), Johanna (Estonian), Johanna (Late Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Deshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Rashawn, Rashaun (African American), Gjon (Albanian), Yohannes (Amharic), Yahya, Yuhanna (Arabic), Hovhannes, Hovik, Hovo, Ohannes (Armenian), Ganix, Ion, Jon (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), Joan, Jan (Catalan), Jowan (Cornish), Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanni (Corsican), Ivan, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Vanja (Croatian), Ivan, Jan, Honza, Janek (Czech), Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Hank, Jack, Jackie, Jake, Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Shayne, Van (English), Johano, Joĉjo (Esperanto), Jóannes, Jóhannes, Jón (Faroese), Jean, Yann, 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, Sean, Seán, Shane (Irish), Giovanni, Ivan, Ivano, Gian, Gianni, Giannino, Nino, Vanni (Italian), 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), Iwan, Jan, Janusz, Janek (Polish), João, Joãozinho (Portuguese), Ioan, Ion, Iancu, Ionel, Ionuț, Nelu (Romanian), Ioann, Ivan, Vanya (Russian), Juhán (Sami), Giuanne, Juanne (Sardinian), Eoin, Iain, Ian, Jock, Seoc (Scottish), Ivan, Jovan, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Vanja (Serbian), Ivan, Ján, Janko (Slovak), Ivan, Jan, Janez, Žan, Anže, Janko (Slovene), Iván, Juan, Xuan, Juanito (Spanish), Yahya (Turkish), Ivan (Ukrainian), Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siôn, Ianto (Welsh)
SAME SPELLING: Jóhannes
  Austria
2014
  France
not
ranked
2015
  Netherlands
2016
  Norway
2015
  Sweden
not
ranked
2016
  Switzerland
not
ranked
2013