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What does Joannes mean?

Joannes Pronunciation of Joannes [joannes] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Joannes is "God is gracious". Joannes is a version of John (Hebrew).

Associated with: gracious.


Joannes has 1 variant: Jens.

20 more relations via John: Giannes, Giannis, Giannos, Hannes, Ioannes, Ioannis, Janek, Janne, Janos, Jeannot, Jianni, Johann, Johannes, Johnie, Johnn, Johnnie, Johnny, Jonnie, Jovanney and Jovanni.

Creative forms:
(male) Janes, Junes, ..

(female) Joansa, Joanse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Joannes Shimon (J.S.), ..

How popular is Joannes?

Joannes is an unusual first name for males. Joannes is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Joannes (not ranked) are Hannes, Jens, Johann (#1292 from current records), Johannes, John (#26), Johnie, Johnnie (#1531), Johnny (#310), Jonnie and Jovanni (#1049). Other variants, like Jianni, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Joannes reached its peak in the 1880s (adoption of 8.3%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.6%, down 92%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jens, Johann, John, Johnie, Johnnie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnny, Jonnie, Jovanni in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Joannes is alike in pronunciation to Jones. Other recommended names are Barnes, Dennes, Ennes, Gaines, Gaynes, Hovannes, Innes, Jabes, James, Janesh, Janna, Jannai, Janse, Jansen, Janus, Janzen, Jaques, Jaymes, Jimenes, Johnte, Joiner, Jonas, Jonn, Jonny, Jonte, Jontez, Jovann, Jovanno, Jovanny, Joyner, Magnes, Montes, Raines, Raynes, Romanes and Stannes (see Stanislaus). These names tend to be more frequently used than Joannes.

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