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jan

SHORT FORM OF:
jahan, johannes
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
YÔCHÂNÂN > YEHOCHANAN > IōáNNēS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
YÔCHÂNÂN (יוֹחָנָן) IōáNNēS (Ἰωάννης)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek Iōánnēs (Ἰωάννης), which in turn is a form of the Hebrew name Yôchânân / Yehochanan which means "graced by Yahweh, God is gracious". There are numerous forms of the name in different languages. This name is part of the largest etymological root of names made up of more than five hundred variations between male and female in different languages. The name “John” had gained popularity among Jews in Judea and Galilee by the time the area became a province of the Roman Empire in 6 A.D. John Hyrcanus was the first king of the Hasmonean Dynasty and was the nephew of Judas Maccabeus. It was the given name of Yochanan ben Zechariah, a Jewish prophet known in English as John the Baptist.
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL
NAMES DAY:
POLAND January, 10
POLAND January, 17
POLAND January, 23
POLAND January, 27
POLAND January, 31
SWEDEN January, 11

Usage

  • czechczech
  • danishdanish
  • dutchdutch
  • faroesefaroese
  • finnishfinnish
  • frisianfrisian
  • germangerman
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • icelandicicelandic
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • old danishold danish
  • polishpolish
  • sloveneslovene
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
johannes, jens, johann, jensen, ian, jensenius, jonas, jeanica, jean
dutch
evan, johannes
faroese
jens, ian, jóhannus, jóhan, Jóanes, Jóanis, Jóannes, Jóannis
finnish
johannes, jens, johann, juhana, juhani, ian, jonas, jean
german
johannes, jens, johann, ian, jonas, Janosch
greenlandic
johannes, jens, ian, jonas
icelandic
jens, jóhann, jóhannes, Ían
norwegian
johannes, jens, johann, jensen, ian, jensenius, jensinius, jonas, jean
old danish
jens, iohannes
polish
iwan, janusz
slovene
janez
swedish
johannes, jens, johann, jensen, jonas, jean
FEMININE
danish
hannah, joanna, johanne, jane, johanna, joanne, joann, janina, jean, johnna, johna, janine, jeni, jeanne, ioanna, jensa, jensia, jensigne, jensine, jensmine, jenssine, joana, Johana, Javanna, Johane, Jeana, Jeanie, Jeanita, Jeanna, Jeanni, Jeannie, Jeanny, Shanne, Jensina, Jansine, Joanita, Juanitta, Evian
dutch
johanna, joanne, janine
faroese
jensa, jensia, joana, jóhanna, Jóna, Jóanna, Jensina, Joenna, Joanita
finnish
hannah, joanna, johanne, jane, johanna, joanne, joann, janina, jean, janine, jeni, jeanne, ioanna, jahanna, joana, Juhanna, Juuhanna, Joanina, Jeana, Jeanna, Jensina, Janiina, Janniina, Joenna, Joanita, Evian
german
hannah, jane, johanna, joanne, janina, janine, jeanne, jehanne, ioanna, jensine, joana, janin
greenlandic
johanne, jane, johanna, jensigne, jensine, Juaanna, Juãna, Ujuãna
icelandic
jane, jóhanna, Jóanna, Sjana, Jensína
norwegian
hannah, joanna, johanne, jane, johanna, joanne, joann, janina, jean, johnna, johna, janine, jeanne, ioanna, jense, jensenette, jensine, jensy, jentine, joana, Johana, Johane, Jeanie, Jeanita, Jeannie, Jensina
old danish
johanna, iohanna
polish
joanna, janina, asieńka, asiunia, asica, janin
slovene
Žan
swedish
hannah, joanna, johanne, jane, johanna, joanne, joann, janina, jean, johnna, johna, janine, jeni, jeanne, ioanna, jensa, jensine, joana, Johana, Javanna, Johane, Joanina, Johanina, Johannina, Jeana, Jeanie, Jeanita, Jeanna, Jeanni, Jeannie, Jeanny, Jensina, Jansine, Jen, Joanita, Evian
PET & SHORT FORM
czech
janek, johan, Honza, Jenda
danish
john, hannes, hanno, hans, hansi, jahn, hanne, yanick, yannic, yannick, jannick, jannik, jack, janne, jannis, hanni, hasse, hassi, Joan, Joen, Jannich, Yannik, Janich, Janick, johan, Jonis, Junis, Jønes, Jahan, Jannes, Hanns
dutch
hannes, hanno, hans, hansi, hanne, Sjonnie, Wammes, Wamp, Wannes
faroese
john, hannes, hans, hanni, Jóni, Jóan, Joen, Jenis, Jón, Jóni, Jóhann
finnish
john, hannes, hanno, hans, hansi, hanne, yanick, yannick, jannik, jack, jani, janne, jannis, jukka, jussi, juha, juho, hannu, hannus, hanski, hanssi, hansu, hasse, Joan, Yanik, Yannik, johan, Jonis, Jannes, Hanns
frisian
hanne, jannis, hasse, Jinke
german
hänsel, john, hannes, hanno, hans, hansi, hasso, jahn, hanne, yanick, yannic, jannick, jannik, jack, janne, jannis, hanke, wanja, Yannik, Janick, johan, Jannes, hennes, Hanns, Janik
greenlandic
john, jannick, jannik, jack, Juaat, johan
icelandic
john, hannes, hans, jack, Jóann, Jónsi, johan, Jón, Jóhann
norwegian
john, hannes, hanno, hans, hansi, jahn, hanne, yannic, yannick, jannick, jannik, jack, janne, jannis, hassa, hasse, Joan, Yannik, johan, Jøns, Jonis, Jænis, Jahan
old danish
jannik, Ion, johan, Jones, Jænis, Jønis
polish
hanne, jaś, janek, januszek, Jasiek, Januszeczek, Jasieczek, Jasiulek
slovene
janko, ivica, anzej, anžej, anže
swedish
john, hannes, hanno, hans, hansi, hanne, yanick, yannic, yannick, jannick, jannik, jack, janne, jannis, hampus, hanni, hasse, Joan, Joen, Yanik, Yannik, Janic, Janich, Janick, johan, Jöns, Jonis, Junis, Jahan, Jannes, Jonke, Hanns

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
albanian
jovan, gjon, gjin, gjovan, gjovanin, gjovalin, gjuvan
arabic
yaḥyà, yaya, yaḥyā
armenian
hovhannes, ohannes, Yovhannes
basque
ion, ganix, jon, Iban
belarusian
yanka, yanek
bosnian
Džejn
bulgarian
yoan, yan, yanka
catalan
JOAN
croatian
Džejn
english
evan, janson, sean, shane, shaun, shawn, shayne, shan, jackson, jansen, jensen, ian, jaxon, jaxson, yancy, yancey, shon, shaine, yani
english - african american
deshaun, deshawn, keshaun, lashawn, keshawn, rashaun, rashawn
esperanto
johano
estonian
johannes, juhan
filipino
johann, sean, juan
french
evan, johann, yann, yanis, jean
galician
XOÁN
georgian
ioane, iovane, vano
greek
Iánni, Iánnis, ioánnis, giánnis, giánnos
hawaiian
keoni
hebrew
yuhanon, yochanan, yehochanan
hungarian - magyar
jÁnos
irish
evan, sean, seÁn, shane, jackson, ian, eoin, jaxon, eóin, eoinn, eion
italian
giovanni, giovani, iviano
latin
johannes, joannes, iohannes
latvian
jānis, Ansis, Hanss, Džons, Jans, Johans, Žanis
lithuanian
jonaitis, janavičius, januitis, jonas
macedonian
jovan
old norse
johannes
old swedish
johannes, jens, iohannes
pacific islander
sione
portuguese
joÃo, giovani
portuguese - brazilian
geovanny
romanian
ioan, ion
russian
ioann
scottish
jackson, ian, eoin, iain, jock, seoc, jaxon
serbian
jovan, Džejn
slovak
jÁn
spanish
juan, xuan, geovanny, Ibán
turkish
yaḥyà, yaya
welsh
evan, iwan, ioan, jackson, jaxon, SIÔN

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

7
Numerological Values:
7

Number 7 individuals are analytical and inquisitive. They have a thirst for knowledge and often make great academics, researchers or scientists. They have a strong sense of independence and tend to do things their own way. Number 7 individuals are believed to be self-reliant and may come across as reserved.

Chakra Number:
7: The number of the Crown Chakra "Sahasrara"

Violet is the color of the crown chakra and it is the color of cosmic awareness and cosmic consciousness. It is a unifying color, the color of oneness and spirituality. The energy of this color is very healing and can soothe away pain. Learn more about this powerful spiritual color.

Color meaning:

The color violet relates to the imagination and spirituality. It stimulates the imagination and inspires high ideals. It is an introspective color, allowing us to get in touch with our deeper thoughts. The difference between violet and purple is that violet appears in the visible light spectrum, or rainbow, whereas purple is simply a mix of red and blue. Violet has the highest vibration in the visible spectrum.

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