Given Name JOHANNES

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: yo-HA-nəs (German), yo-HAHN-nəs (Dutch), yo-HAN-əs (Danish), YO-hahn-nes (Finnish)  [details]

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).
VARIANTS: Jan, 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)
DIMINUTIVES: Hannes, 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 FORMS: Jana, 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/CULTURES: Deshaun, 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)
SAME SPELLING: Jóhannes

Categories

astronomers, composers
Entry updated July 2, 2017