Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. JAHN-ee(American English)
JAWN-ee(British English)
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of John, sometimes used as a feminine form.

Related Names

VariantsJohnie, Johnny
Other Languages & CulturesShavon, Shavonne(African American) Gjon(Albanian) Yohannes(Amharic) Yahya, Yuhanna(Arabic) Hovhannes, Hovik, Hovo, Ohannes(Armenian) Xuan(Asturian) Ion, Jon, Jone, Ganix, Iban(Basque) Ivan, Zhanna, Yan(Belarusian) Jehohanan, Joanna, Johanan, John(Biblical) Ioanna, Ioannes(Biblical Greek) Yehochanan, Yochanan(Biblical Hebrew) Iohanna, Iohannes(Biblical Latin) Yann, Yanna, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick, Yannig(Breton) Ioan, Ioana, Ivan, Ivana, Yana, Yanka, Yoan, Yoana, Ivo, Vancho, Yanko(Bulgarian) Joan, Joana, Jan, Jana(Catalan) Jowan(Cornish) Ghjuvan, Ghjuvanna, Ghjuvanni(Corsican) Ivan, Ivana, Ivica, Ivo, Janko(Croatian) Ivan, Ivana, Jan, Jana, Johana, Hanuš, Honza, Janek, Janička, Janka(Czech) Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johanna, Johanne, Johannes, Jon, Hans, Jannick, Jannik, John(Danish) Jan, Jana, Janna, Johan, Johanna, Johannes, Hanne, Hannes, Hans, Janneke, Jantine, Jantje, Jo, John, Joop(Dutch) Johano, Joĉjo(Esperanto) Ivan, Jaan, Jaana, Jana, Janika, Johanna, Johannes, Juhan, Ants, Hannes, Janek(Estonian) Jóannes, Jógvan, Jóhannes, Jón, Jóna(Faroese) Jone(Fijian) Jani, Janika, Janina, Johanna, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani, Hannes, Hannu, Janne, Juha, Juho, Jukka, Jussi(Finnish) Jean, Jeanne, Johanne, Yann, Yoan, Yoann, Yohan, Yohann, Yvan, Jeannette, Jeannine, Jeannot, Yanick, Yanis, Yannick(French) Xoán, Xoana(Galician) Ivane, Ioane, Vano(Georgian) Jan, Jana, Janina, Johann, Johanna, Johannes, Hannes, Hans, Jo(German) Gianna, Giannis, Ioanna, Ioannis, Yanna, Yannis, Yianna, Yiannis, Gianis, Nana, Yanis, Yanni, Yianni(Greek) Keoni(Hawaiian) Yochanan(Hebrew) Iván, János, Johanna, Jancsi, Jani, Janka(Hungarian) Jens, Jóhann, Jóhanna, Jóhannes, Jón, Jóna, Hannes(Icelandic) Yohanes(Indonesian) Eoin, Seán, Sean, Shane, Síne, Siobhán(Irish) Giovanna, Giovanni, Ivan, Ivano, Gian, Gianni, Giannino, Giò, Nino, Vanni(Italian) Johanna, Johannes, Joannes(Late Roman) Ivans, Jana, Janīna, Jānis, Žanna(Latvian) Sjang, Sjeng(Limburgish) Janina, Jonas(Lithuanian) Ivan, Ivana, Jovan, Jovana, Ivo, Jovica, Vancho, Vančo(Macedonian) Ġwann(Maltese) Ean, Juan(Manx) Hann, Jan, Jon, Hankin, Jackin, Jankin(Medieval English) Jehan, Jehanne, Johanne(Medieval French) Zuan(Medieval Italian) Ivan, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johanna, Johanne, Johannes, Jon, Hans, Jo, John, Jone(Norwegian) Joan(Occitan) Yahya(Persian) Iwan, Jan, Janina, Joanna, Janek, Janka, Janusz(Polish) Ivan, Joana, João, Joãozinho(Portuguese) Ioan, Ioana, Ion, Ivan, Iancu, Ionel, Ionuț, Nelu(Romanian) Ioann, Ivan, Yana, Zhanna, Vanya, Yanina(Russian) Juhán(Sami) Sione(Samoan) Giuanna, Giuanne, Juanne(Sardinian) Ian, Jean, Seona, Sheena, Sheona, Shona, Jessie(Scottish) Eòin, Iain, Seonag, Sìne(Scottish Gaelic) Ivan, Ivana, Jovan, Jovana, Ivica, Ivo, Janko, Jovica(Serbian) Ivan, Ivana, Ján, Jana, Janka, Janko(Slovak) Ivan, Ivana, Jan, Jana, Janez, Žan, Anže, Anžej, Ivo, Janko(Slovene) Jan, Janka(Sorbian) Iván, Juan, Juana, Ibán, Juancho, Juanito, Juantxo(Spanish) Johana(Spanish (Latin American)) Ivan, Jan, Janina, Janna, Jens, Johan, Johanna, Johannes, Jon, Hampus, Hannes, Hans, Hasse, Janne, Jannike, John, Jöns(Swedish) Sione(Tongan) Yahya(Turkish) Ivan, Ivanna, Yana, Zhanna, Yanina(Ukrainian) Evan, Ieuan, Ioan, Shan, Siân, Siôn, Siwan, Ianto, Iefan, Ifan, Iwan, Siana, Siani(Welsh)

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Entry updated July 2, 2017