What does Johan mean?
Johan /jo-han/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of Johan is "God is gracious". Johan is a German, Scandinavian form of John (Hebrew).
Johan▲ has 32 more relations 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▲.Kreatif forms: Johanne, Jojan. [more]
How popular is Johan?
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)
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). Forms like Johanan are uncommon. 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%, 26.3% less), 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)