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What does Ioannes mean?

Ioannes Pronunciation of Ioannes [ioannes] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Ioannes means "God is gracious". Ioannes is a variant form of John (Hebrew).

Associated with: gracious.

Variations

10 related forms via John: Giannes, Giannis, Giannos, Hannes, Ioannis, Ivann, Janne, Joannes, Johannes and Jovanney.

Creative forms:
(male) Ioance, Ioanzio, ..

(female) Ioanne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ioannes Salvatore (I.S.), ..

How popular is Ioannes?

Ioannes is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Ioannes is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. John (#26 from current records), Johannes and Hannes are the prominent related forms of Ioannes (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Ioannes was widespread in the 1880s (average #1333) and is now much diminished (#1342, down 93%), with the version John going out of style. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of John in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hannes, Johannes, John outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ioannes is pronounced similarly to Ennes. Other suggested similar names are Barnes, Dennes, Gaines, Gaynes, Hovannes, Imanoel, Imanuel, Ines, Innes, Inness, Innis, Ioanis, Isander, Jones, Magnes, Montes, Raines, Raynes, Romanes and Stannes (see Stanislaus). Like Ioannes, these names are not frequently used.

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