Meaning and name origin
Johannes \jo-hannes, joha(n)-nes\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Johannes is "God is gracious". Johannes is a variant of John (Hebrew); biblical: the name of the longest-lived of the 12 apostles, who was especially loved by Christ. See also Hovannes and Ieuan.
Johannes is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11516 out of 88799, Top 13%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Johannes for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Johannes and its source form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are John (#26) and Johannes. (2014 statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Joannes. Like Johannes, this name is not commonly used.