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PronouncedPron.yo-HA-nəs German
yo-HAHN-nəs Dutch
yo-HAN-əs Danish
YO-hahn-nes Finnish
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Meaning & History

Latin form of Ioannes (see JOHN). Notable bearers include the inventor of the printing press Johannes Gutenberg (1398-1468), astronomer Johannes Kepler (1571-1630) and composer Johannes Brahms (1833-1897).
VariantsJan, Johann German Jan, Johan Dutch Jan, Jens, Johan, Jon, John Swedish Jan, Jens, Johan, Jon, Jone, John Norwegian Jan, Jens, Johan, Jon, John Danish Jani, Janne, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani Finnish Jaan, Juhan Estonian Joannes Late Roman
DiminutivesHannes, Hans, Jo German Hanke, Hanne, Hannes, Hans, Jo, Joop Dutch Hampus, Hannes, Hans, Hasse, Janne Swedish Hans Norwegian Hans, Jannick, Jannik Danish Hannes, Hannu, Juha, Juho, Jukka, Jussi Finnish
Feminine FormsJana, Janina, Johanna German Jana, Janna, Johanna Dutch Janina, Janna, Johanna Swedish Johanna, Johanne Norwegian Johanna, Johanne Danish Janika, Janina, Johanna Finnish Johanna Estonian Johanna Late Roman
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 Joan, Jan Catalan Jowan Cornish Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanni Corsican Ivan, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Vanja Croatian Ivan, Jan, 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 Jóannes, Jóhannes, Jón Faroese 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 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 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, Jock, Seoc 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 Yahya Turkish Ivan Ukrainian Evan, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siôn, Ianto Welsh
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