JOHANNES
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: yo-HAH-nes (German), yo-HAHN-nus (Dutch)   [key]
Meaning & History
Latin form of Ioannes (see JOHN). The astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) and the composer Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) are famous bearers of this name.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Jan, Johann (German), Johan (Low German), Jan, Johan (Dutch), Jan, Jens, Johan, Jon (Swedish), Jan, Jens, Johan, Jon (Norwegian), Jan, Jens, Johan, Jon (Danish), Jani, Janne, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani (Finnish), Jaan, Juhan (Estonian), Joannes (Late Roman)
DIMINUTIVES: Hannes, Hans, Jo (German), Hanke (Low German), Hanne, Hannes, Hans, Jo, Joop (Dutch), Hampus, Hans, Hasse, Janne (Swedish), Hans (Norwegian), Hans, Jannick, Jannik (Danish), Hannes, Hannu, Juha, Juho, Jukka, Jussi (Finnish)
FEMININE FORMS: Jana, Janina (German), Jana, Janna (Dutch), Janina, Janna (Swedish), Janina (Finnish), Johanna (Late Roman)
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), Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Hank, Jack, Jackie, Jake, Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Shayne, Van (English), Johano, Joĉjo (Esperanto), 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), 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), 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, Jock, Seoc (Scottish), Ivan, Jovan, Ivo, Janko, Vanja (Serbian), 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)
Popularity
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Netherlands  ranked #67 
Norway  ranked #25 
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