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What does Johann mean?

Johann Pronunciation of Johann as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Johann means "God is gracious". Johann is an alternate spelling of John (Hebrew).




RELATED FORMS VIA JOHN Ivann, Jan, Janne, Jean, Jehan, Jian, Jianni, Joannes, Joao, Johan, Johanan, Johannes, Johnie, Johnn, Johnnie, Johnny, Johon, Jon, Jona, Jovan, Jovanney, Jovanni, Jovonni, Juan, Juwan, Seann, Shane, Shaun, Shawn



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How popular is Johann?

Johann is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#25633 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Johann entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #911 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is at #1389 currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johann name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Johann (#1389 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) appearing in the Top 2000 are Jan (#1844), Jean (#1240), Joao, Johan (#579), Johannes, John (#27), Johnie, Johnnie (#1627), Johnny (#354), Jon (#754), Jovan (#1628), Jovanni (#1046), Juan (#139), Juwan, Shane (#372), Shaun (#1016) and Shawn (#393). Other forms, like Johon, are uncommon. These relations of Johann were popular during the years 1880-1889 (MEDIAN #1424) and are now much less common (#1133, DOWN 89.2%). John is a perennial favorite, although Johan seems to be gaining favor too, while forms such as Jon have become less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Johann, Jan, Jean, Joao, Johan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of John, Johnie, Johnnie, Johnny, Jon in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jovan, Jovanni, Juan, Juwan, Shane in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shaun, Shawn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Johann is alike in pronunciation to Jahan. Other recommended sound-alike names are Chann, Dann, Donn, Eachann, Eamann (see Eamon), Eann, Egann (see Egan), Eumann, Evann, Flann, Frann, Gleann (see Glen), Hofmann, Jacan, Jalenn, Janan, Janna, Jano, Jaran, Jaronn, Jeovani, Jeovany, Jeran, Jerant, Jevan, Jivan, Joab, Joash, Joben, Johar, Johnson, Johnte, Jolyon, Jomahl, Jomal, Jomall (see Jamal), Jomar, Jonah, Jonn, Jonny, Jonson, Joram, Joran, Jordaan, Jordain, Jordan, Jorden, Jordyn, Joren, Jorgan, Jorgen, Jorian, Jorn, Joron, Jotham, Jovani, Jovann, Jovanno, Jovanny, Jovany, Jovin, Lehmann, Lonn, Rodmann, Rohan, Ronn, Shann, Shawnn, Shonn, Sohan, Vann, Vonn, Yann and Zann. These names tend to be more commonly used than Johann.

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