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pinWhat does Johann mean?

Johann /jo-hann/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Johann means "God is gracious". Johann is an alternate spelling of John (Hebrew) with the suffix -ann.


Johann has 29 related forms via John: Ivann, Jan, Janne, Jean, Jehan, Jian, Jianni, Joannes, Joao, Johan, Johanan, Johannes, Johnie, Johnn, Johnnie, Johnny, Johon, Jon, Jona, Jovan, Jovanney, Jovanni, Jovonni, Juan, Juwan, Seann, Shane, Shaun and Shawn.

Kreatif forms: Jahann, Jaihann, Jehann. [more]

pinHow popular is Johann?

Johann is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#25633 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Shown below is the baby name history of Johann for boys. Johann entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #834 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Popular varying forms of Johann appearing in the Top 1000 are Jan, Jean, Johan (#579 the previous year), Johannes, John (#26), Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny (#299), Jon (#675), Jovan, Jovanni (#943), Juan (#98), Juwan, Shane (#277), Shaun (#742) and Shawn (#323). Other forms, like Joao, are uncommon. These relations of Johann were popular during the years 1980-1989 (median #525) and are somewhat less common today (#703, down 37.6%). John is a perennial favorite, although Johan seems to be gaining favor too, while forms such as Johnie have become less popular.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Johann, Jan, Jean, Johan, John in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Jon, Jovan in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Jovanni, Juan, Juwan, Shane, Shaun, Shawn in U.S.

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

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Johann is alike in pronunciation to Jahan. Other recommended similar baby names are Chann, Dann, Donn, Eachann, Eamann, Eann, Egann, Eumann, Evann, Flann, Frann, Gleann, Hofmann, Jacan, Jalenn, Janan, Janna, Jano, Jaran, Jaronn, Jeovani, Jeovany, Jeran, Jerant, Jevan, Jivan, Joab, Joash, Joben, Johar, Johnson, Johnte, Jolyon, Jomahl, Jomal, Jomall, Jomar, Jonah, Jonn, Jonny, Jonson, Joram, Joran, Jordaan, Jordain, Jordan, Jorden, Jordyn, Joren, Jorgan, Jorgen, Jorian, Jorn, Joron, Jotham, Jovani, Jovann, Jovanno, Jovanny, Jovany, Jovin, Lehmann, Lonn, Rodmann, Rohan, Ronn, Shann, Shawnn, Shonn, Sohan, Vann, Vonn, Yann and Zann. These names tend to be more commonly used than Johann.