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What does Johan mean?

Johan \jo-han\ as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Johan is "God is gracious". Johan is a form of John (Hebrew).


Variations

Johan has 2 variants: Jehan and Johon.

Johan has 32 more related variations via John: Ean, Eian, Euan, Evan, Ewan, Gian, Ian, Ivan, Iwan, Jan, Jean, Jian, Joao, Jock, Jocko, Johanan, Johann, Johannes, Johnie, Johnn, Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Jona, Jovan, Jovanni, Juan, Juwan, Sean, Shane, Shaun and Shawn.


Popularity

Johan is a rare given name for males but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#116123 out of 150436, Top 77%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Johan for boys. Johan was first listed in 1998 and reached its apex position of #451 in the U.S. in the year 2008, and is at #579 currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Johan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Johan outside U.S.

Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Johan and associated names. Ean (#997 last year), Euan, Evan (#58), Ewan, Ian (#77), Ivan (#132), Jan, Jean, Johann, Johannes, John (#26), Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny (#299), Jon (#675), Jovan, Jovanni (#943), Juan (#98), Juwan, Sean (#193), Shane (#277), Shaun (#742) and Shawn (#323) are the prominent varying forms of Johan (#579 last year). These boy names reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.4853%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.3575%, down 26.3%), with forms such as Ean, Jon, Jovan, Jovanni and Shaun becoming somewhat outmoded. The more fashionable boy names in this compilation are Evan (#58), Ian (#77), Johan (#579), Sean (#193) and Shane (#277), and there is a rekindling in baby name usage for Evan. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ean, Evan, Ian, Ivan, Jan, Jean, Johan, Johann, John, Johnie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Jovan, Jovanni, Juan, Juwan, Sean, Shane, Shaun in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shawn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Euan, Evan, Ewan, Ian, Johan outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Johannes, John, Sean, Shane, Shaun outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Shawn outside U.S.


Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Jahan, Johar, Jonah, Jonn, Joran, Rohan and Sohan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Johan.

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