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.
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▲.Kreatif forms: Jahannes, Jehannes, Juhannes. [more]
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 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 2 years ago), Shane (#277), Johnny (#299), Johan (#579), Jovanni (#943), Jonnie, Jovan, Johnie, Johann, Hannes and Johnnie. Other variants, like Janne, are seldom used. These forms of Johannes were favored as baby names during 1980-1989 (usage of 0.303%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.2397%, down 20.9%), but with the forms Jovanni, Jovan, Johnny, Johnnie and Johnie falling out of fashion. John has generally been a favorite of parents, although Johan appears to be gaining favor too. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Johannes and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)