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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. YAHN(Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian)
YAN(Czech, Polish, German)
ZHAN(Catalan)
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Meaning & History

Form of JOHANNES used in various languages. This name was borne by the 15th-century Flemish painter Jan van Eyck and the 17th-century Dutch painter Jan Vermeer.

Related Names

VariantsJohan, Johannes, John(Dutch) Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, John(Swedish) Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Jone, John(Norwegian) Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, John(Danish) Anže, Anžej, Janez(Slovene) Johann, Johannes(German) Joan(Catalan)
DiminutivesHanke, Hanne, Hannes, Jo, Joop(Dutch) Hannes, Janne, Jöns(Swedish) Jo(Norwegian) Jannick, Jannik(Danish) Janek(Czech) Janek, Janusz(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, Janka(Czech) Janina, Joanna, Janka(Polish) Ivana, Jana(Slovene) Jana, Janina, Johanna(German) Jana, Joana(Catalan) Janka(Sorbian)
Other Languages & CulturesDeshaun, Deshawn, Keshaun, Keshawn, Rashawn, Rashaun(African American) Gjon(Albanian) Yohannes(Amharic) Yahya, Yuhanna(Arabic) Hovhannes, Hovik, Hovo, Ohannes(Armenian) Xuan(Asturian) Ion, Jon, Ganix, Iban(Basque) Ivan, Yan(Belarusian) Jehohanan, Johanan, John(Biblical) Ioannes(Biblical Greek) Yehochanan, Yochanan(Biblical Hebrew) Iohannes(Biblical Latin) Yann, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick, Yannig(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, Jógvan, Jóhannes, Jón(Faroese) Jani, Janne, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani, Hannes, Hannu, Juha, Juho, Jukka, Jussi(Finnish) Jean, Yann, Yoan, Yoann, Yohan, Yohann, Yvan, Jeannot, Yanick, Yanis, Yannic, Yannick(French) Xoán(Galician) Ioane, Ivane, Vano(Georgian) Giannis, Ioannis, Yannis, Yiannis, Gianis, Yanis, 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, Giò, Nino, Vanni(Italian) Johannes, Joannes(Late Roman) Ivans, Jānis(Latvian) Sjang, Sjeng(Limburgish) Jonas(Lithuanian) Ivan, Jovan, Ivo, Jovica, 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, Ivan, Iancu, Ionel, Ionuț, Nelu(Romanian) Ioann, Ivan, Vanya(Russian) Juhán(Sami) Giuanne, Juanne(Sardinian) Eoin, Iain, Ian(Scottish) Ivan, Jovan, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Jovica, Vanja(Serbian) Ivan, Ján, Janko(Slovak) Iván, Juan, Ibán, Juanito(Spanish) Yahya(Turkish) Ivan(Ukrainian) Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siôn, Ianto(Welsh)
Surname DescendantsJanda, Janíček(Czech) Jans, Jansen, Jansens, Jansing, Jansingh, Jansink, Janson, Janssen, Janssens, Janzen, Yancy(Dutch) Jans, Janson, Janz(German) Jansen(Norwegian) Janda, Janowski(Polish) Janson, Jansson(Swedish)
Place Name DescendantsJanów, Janowice, Janowo(Polish)
Same SpellingJán, Jan (2), Jan (3)
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Slovakia: June 24 (as Ján)
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