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PronouncedPron.YAHN DutchSwedishNorwegian
YAN CzechPolishGerman
ZHAN Catalan
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Meaning & History

Form of JOHANNES. This name was borne by the 15th-century Flemish painter Jan van Eyck and the 17th-century Dutch painter Jan Vermeer.
VariantsJohan, Johannes Dutch Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, John Swedish Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Jone, John Norwegian Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, John Danish Janusz Polish Anže, Janez Slovene Johann, Johannes German Joan Catalan
DiminutivesHanke, Hanne, Hannes, Hans, Jo, Joop Dutch Hannes, Hans, Janne Swedish Hans Norwegian Hans, Jannick, Jannik Danish Janek Czech Janek Polish Janko Slovene Hannes, Hans, Jo German
Feminine FormsJana, Janna, Johanna, Janneke, Jantine, Jantje Dutch Janina, Janna, Johanna, Jannicke, Jannike Swedish Johanna, Johanne Norwegian Johanna, Johanne Danish Ivana, Jana, Johana, Janička Czech Janina, Joanna Polish Ivana, Jana Slovene Jana, Janina, Johanna German Jana, Joana Catalan
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, 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 Jowan Cornish Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanni Corsican Ivan, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Vanja Croatian 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 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 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, 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 Joan Occitan Yahya Persian 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 Iván, Juan, Ibán, Juanito Spanish Yahya Turkish Ivan Ukrainian Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siôn, Ianto Welsh
Same SpellingJán, Jan (2), Jan (3)

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Entry updated February 12, 2018   Contribute