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pinWhat 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]

pinHow 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)

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

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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Johan, Johann, John, Johnie, Johnnie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Johnny, Jonnie, Jovan, Jovanni, Shane in U.S.

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