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Johan

What does Johan mean?

Johan Pronunciation of Johan 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).

STARTS/ENDS WITH Jo-, -han

ASSOCIATED WITH scandinavian, gracious

Variations

VARIANTS Johon, Jehan

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, Shawn

CREATIVE FORMS
(male) Jayhan, ..

(female) Josa, ..


MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Johan Josiah (J.J.), ..

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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Johan was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #451 in the U.S. in the year 2008, and is at #464 currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johan name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Ean (#1024 LAST YEAR), Eian, Euan, Evan (#69), Ewan (#1324), Gian (#1284), Ian (#78), Ivan (#131), Jan (#1796), Jean (#1076), Joao, Jock, Johann (#1154), Johannes, John (#28), Johnie, Johnnie (#1691), Johnny (#335), Jon (#692), Jovan (#1303), Jovanni (#1051), Juan (#122), Juwan, Sean (#233), Shane (#325), Shaun (#898) and Shawn (#355) are the prominent varying forms of Johan (#464). Other forms, like Johon, are uncommon. These forms of Johan were favored by parents a century ago (MEDIAN #1512) and are now significantly less common (#1051, 78% LESS USAGE), with forms such as Shaun becoming less stylish. Ean, Ian, Ivan and Johan are four of the more chic names for newborns among these.



Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johan, Ean, Eian, Evan, Ewan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Gian, Ian, Ivan, Jan, Jean in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Joao, Jock, Johann, John, Johnie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Jovan, Jovanni in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Juan, Juwan, Sean, Shane, Shaun, Shawn in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Athan, Boban, Bohdan, Cahan, Chan, Colan, Conan, Cowan, Coyan, Doan, Dolan, Doran, Dowan, Eoghan, Ethan, Gahan, Gehan, Goran, Hogan, Jacan, Jahan, Jalan, Janan, Jaran, Javan, Jeran, Jevan, Jivan, Joab, Joben, Johar, Jomal, Jomar, Jonah, Jonas, Jonn, Joram, Joran, Jordan, Joren, Jorgan, Jorian, Jorn, Joron, Jotham, Jovani, Jovann, Jovany, Jovin, Jovon, Kahan, Khan, Logan, Loman, Loran, Mochan, Nolan, Roan, Roban, Rogan, Rohan, Roman, Ronan, Roshan, Rowan, Royan, Shan, Sohan and Toran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Johan.

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