What does Johannes mean?
Johannes /jo-han-nes/ as a name for boys. Johannes' name origin is Hebrew, and the name Johannes means "God is gracious". Johannes is an alternate spelling of John (Hebrew) with the prefix Joha-. See also Hovannes and Ieuan.
(male) Jahannes, Jehannes, ..
(female) Johanice, Johannet, ..
How popular is Johannes?
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 history 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 2000 are John (#26 a year ago), Johnny (#299), Johan (#579), Jovanni (#943), Johann (#1330), Johnnie (#1429), Hannes and Johnie. Other variants, like Ioannis, are seldom used. These forms of Johannes were favored as baby names 134 years ago (usage of 8.31%) and have become significantly less conventional since (usage 0.67%, down 92%), with forms like Johnny falling out of fashion. Jovanni and Johan are two of the more chic birth names here.
Recommended names are Adohnes, Barnes, Channe, Charles▼, Dennes, Ennes, Gaines, Gaynes, Innes, Jabes, Jahan, Jamaine, James▼, Janek, Janesh, Janna, Jannai, Janos, Janse, Jansen, Janus, Janzen, Jaques, Jaymes, Jeannot, Jehan, Jeovanni, Jianni, Jimenes, Johar, Johnson▼, Johntay, Johnte, Johon, Joiner, Jonas, Jones, Jonn, Jonnie, Jonny, Jonte, Jontez, Joran, Jovan, Jovani▲, Jovann, Jovanno, Jovanny, Jovany, Jovonni, Joyner, Magnes, Mohandas, Montes, Raines, Raynes, Romanes, Shannen, Stannes (see Stanislaus), Yohannan and Yovanney. These names tend to be more commonly used than Johannes.