Given Name YAHYA

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: يحيى (Arabic), یحیى (Persian)

Meaning & History

Arabic, Turkish and Persian form of Yochanan (see JOHN). This name honours John the Baptist, a prophet in Islam.

Categories

Moroccan sultans
VARIANT: Yuhanna (Arabic)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Deshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Rashawn (African American), Gjon (Albanian), Yohannes (Amharic), Hovhannes, Hovik, Hovo, Ohannes (Armenian), Xuan (Asturian), Ganix, Ion, Jon, Iban (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), Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Hans, Jannick, Jannik, John (Danish), Jan, Johan, Johannes, Hanke, Hanne, Hannes, Hans, Jo, Joop (Dutch), Evan, Ian, Ivan, John, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn, Hank, Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Van (English), 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, Yann, Yoan, Yoann, Jeannot, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick (French), Xoán (Galician), Ioane, Ivane, Vano (Georgian), Jan, Johann, Johannes, Hannes, Hans, Jo (German), Giannis, Ioannis, Yannis, Yiannis, Gianni, Yanni, Yianni (Greek), Keoni (Hawaiian), Yochanan (Hebrew), Iván, János, Jancsi, Jani (Hungarian), Jóhann, Jóhannes, Jón (Icelandic), Yohanes (Indonesian), Eoin, Seán, Sean, Shane (Irish), Giovanni, Ivan, Ivano, Gian, Gianni, Giannino, 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, Jankin (Medieval English), Jehan (Medieval French), Zuan (Medieval Italian), Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Hans, John, Jone (Norwegian), Joan (Occitan), 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 (Scottish), Ivan, Jovan, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Vanja (Serbian), Ivan, Ján, Janko (Slovak), Ivan, Jan, Janez, Žan, Anže, Janko (Slovene), Jan (Sorbian), Iván, Juan, Ibán, Juanito (Spanish), Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Hampus, Hannes, Hans, Hasse, Janne, John (Swedish), Ivan (Ukrainian), Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siôn, Ianto (Welsh)
Entry updated December 8, 2017