What does Johannes mean?
Johannes /jo-han-nes/ [2 sylls.] 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). Compare last name Johanns. 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, Jaihannes, Jehannes. [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 a year ago), Shane (#277), Johnny (#299), Johan (#579), Jovanni (#943), Jonnie, Jovan, Johnie, Johann, Hannes and Johnnie. Variants like Janne are seldom used. 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)