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GenderMasculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.JAHN
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Meaning & History

Short form of JONATHAN, or sometimes a variant of JOHN.
VariantsJonty, John, Jonny
DiminutivesJohnie, Johnnie, Johnny
Other Languages & CulturesDeshaun, 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, Jehonathan, Johanan, John, Jonathan Biblical Ioannes, Ionathan Biblical Greek Yehochanan, Yehonatan, Yochanan, Yonatan Biblical Hebrew Iohannes, Ionathan 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 Croatian Ivan, Jan, Honza, Janek Czech Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Jonatan, Jonathan, Hans, Jannick, Jannik, John Danish Jan, Johan, Johannes, Jonathan, Hanke, Hanne, Hannes, Hans, Jo, Joop Dutch 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, Jonathan, Yann, Yoan, Yoann, Jeannot, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick French Xoán Galician Ioane, Ivane, Vano Georgian Jan, Johann, Johannes, Jonatan, Jonathan, Hannes, Hans, Jo German Giannis, Ioannis, Yannis, Yiannis, Gianni, Yanni, Yianni Greek Keoni Hawaiian Yehonatan, Yochanan, Yonatan, Yoni Hebrew Iván, János, Jancsi, Jani Hungarian Jóhann, Jóhannes, Jón, Jónatan Icelandic Yohanes Indonesian Eoin, Ionatán, Seán, Sean, Shane Irish Gionata, 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 Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Jonatan, Jonathan, Hans, John, Jone Norwegian Joan Occitan Yahya Persian Iwan, Jan, Janusz, Janek Polish João, Jônatas, 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 Serbian Ivan, Ján, Janko Slovak Ivan, Jan, Janez, Žan, Anže, Janko Slovene Jan Sorbian Iván, Jonatan, Juan, Ibán, Juanito Spanish Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Jonatan, Jonathan, Hampus, Hannes, Hans, Hasse, Janne, John Swedish Yahya Turkish Ivan Ukrainian Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siôn, Ianto Welsh
Same SpellingJón, Jon (1)

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Entry updated October 30, 2011   Contribute