What does Hans mean?
Hans /hans/ as a boys' name is pronounced hahns. It is of Scandinavian, German, Danish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Hans is "God is gracious".
Hans▼ has 37 more alternative forms via John: Anno, Ean▲, Eian, Euan, Evan▲, Ewan, Gian, Hanno, Hansl, Heanno, Iain, Ian▲, Ivan▲, Ivann, Iwan, Jack, Jan▼, Jancsi, Janek, Janko, Janne, Janos, Jean▼, Jens, Jian, Jon▼, Jona, Juan, Sean▼, Seann, Shane▼, Vanek, Vanko, Vanya, Yanni, Yanno and Zane▲.
Hans has 1 feminine form: Hansine.Kreatif forms:
(male) Hins, Hons, ..
(female) Hane, Hanssah, ..
How popular is Hans?
Hans is a very prominent first name for males (#557 out of 1220, Top 46%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#7691 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Hans for boys. Hans reached its top position of #343 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #1315. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent related forms of Hans (#1315 a year ago) rated in the Top 2000 are John (#26 a year ago), Jack (#41), Evan (#58), Ian (#77), Juan (#98), Ivan (#132), Sean (#193), Zane (#224), Shane (#277), Jon (#675), Ean (#997), Jean (#1063), Ewan (#1174), Hansel (#1356), Gian (#1383), Eian (#1680), Jan (#1787), Euan, Hampus, Hannes, Iain and Jens. Usage of these relations of Hans reached its highest 134 years ago (median #1433) and has become significantly lower since (#980, down 73%), with forms like Shane falling out of fashion. The most trendy birth names in this compilation are Zane, Ivan, Ean, Ian and Evan.
Hans▼ is alike in pronunciation to Heinz. Other suggested similar names are Evans▼, Fons, Frans, Gains, Hadi, Hai, Haig, Haim, Hako, Hal▼, Hale, Hali, Hall, Halsy, Ham, Hanan, Hani, Hanif, Hank▲, Hanly, Hanok, Hansen, Hanson, Hany, Hari, Harm, Hart, Harv, Hawes, Hawk, Haws, Hayes▲, Hays, Henk, Honi, Hunt, Pons and Rains. These names tend to be less frequently used than Hans.