What does Johannes mean?
Johannes \jo-hannes, joha(n)-nes\ as a name for boys. Johannes' name origin is Hebrew, and the name Johannes means "God is gracious". Johannes is a variation of John (Hebrew). See also Hovannes and Ieuan.
Johannes has 27 related forms via John: Giannes, Giannis, Giannos, Hannes, Ioannes, Ioannis, Janek, Janne, Janos, Jeannot, Jehan, Jianni, Joannes, Johan, Johanan, Johann, Johnie▼, Johnn, Johnnie▼, Johnny▼, Johon, Jonnie, Jovan▼, Jovanney, Jovanni▼, Jovonni and Shane.
Johannes is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#8911 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Johannes for boys. Johannes reached its apex rank of #48 in Sweden in the year 1998, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2013 Birth Statistics)
Popular alternative forms of Johannes ranked in the Top 1000 are John (#26 a year ago), Shane (#277), Johnny (#299), Johan (#579), Jovanni (#943), Jonnie, Jovan, Johnie, Johann, Hannes and Johnnie. These boy names reached the height of their popularity during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.303%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2397%, down 20.9%), with the forms Jovanni, Jovan, Johnny, Johnnie and Johnie falling out of fashion. Shane (#277) and Johan (#579) are two of the more chic birth names here. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Johannes and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)