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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:
GERMANY January, 31

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • dutchdutch
  • estonianestonian
  • finnishfinnish
  • germangerman
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • latinlatin
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • old norseold norse
  • old swedishold swedish
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
jens, johann, jensen, ian, jensenius, jonas, jeanica, jean
dutch
evan
estonian
juhan
finnish
jens, johann, juhana, juhani, ian, jonas, jean
german
jens, johann, ian, jonas, Janosch
greenlandic
jens, ian, jonas
latin
joannes, iohannes
norwegian
jens, johann, jensen, ian, jensenius, jensinius, jonas, jean
old swedish
jens, iohannes
swedish
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
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
latin
iohanna
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 norse
johanna
old swedish
johanna
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
danish
john, hannes, hanno, hans, hansi, jahn, hanne, yanick, yannic, yannick, jannick, jannik, jack, janne, jannis, jan, hanni, hasse, hassi, Joan, Joen, Jannich, Yannik, Janich, Janick, johan, Jonis, Junis, Jønes, Jahan, Jannes, Hanns
dutch
hannes, hanno, hans, hansi, hanne, jan, Sjonnie, Wammes, Wamp, Wannes
estonian
juho, janno
finnish
john, hannes, hanno, hans, hansi, hanne, yanick, yannick, jannik, jack, jani, janne, jannis, jan, jukka, jussi, juha, juho, hannu, hannus, hanski, hanssi, hansu, hasse, Joan, Yanik, Yannik, johan, Jonis, Jannes, Hanns
german
hänsel, john, hannes, hanno, hans, hansi, hasso, jahn, hanne, yanick, yannic, jannick, jannik, jack, janne, jannis, jan, hanke, wanja, Yannik, Janick, johan, Jannes, hennes, Hanns, Janik
greenlandic
john, jannick, jannik, jack, jan, Juaat, johan
norwegian
john, hannes, hanno, hans, hansi, jahn, hanne, yannic, yannick, jannick, jannik, jack, janne, jannis, jan, hassa, hasse, Joan, Yannik, johan, Jøns, Jonis, Jænis, Jahan
old norse
Ion, Ióan, Ióhan, Jænis, Jønis, Ión, Ióni, Jón
old swedish
hannes, hans, Ion, Ioan, Iohan, Joan, Jöns, Iöns, Iøns, Jøns, Iønes, Iönis, Iønis, Jenis, Jonis, Jons, Junis, Jænis, Jönis, Jønis, Hanns
swedish
john, hannes, hanno, hans, hansi, hanne, yanick, yannic, yannick, jannick, jannik, jack, janne, jannis, jan, 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
faroese
jens, ian, jóhannus, jóhan, Jóanes, Jóanis, Jóannes, Jóannis
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
icelandic
jens, jóhann, jóhannes, Ían
irish
evan, sean, seÁn, shane, jackson, ian, eoin, jaxon, eóin, eoinn, eion
italian
giovanni, giovani, iviano
latvian
jānis, Ansis, Hanss, Džons, Jans, Johans, Žanis
lithuanian
jonaitis, janavičius, januitis, jonas
macedonian
jovan
old danish
jens, iohannes
pacific islander
sione
polish
iwan, janusz
portuguese
joÃo, giovani
portuguese - brazilian
geovanny
romanian
ioan, ion
russian
ioann
scottish
jackson, ian, eoin, iain, jock, seoc, jaxon
serbian
jovan, Džejn
slovak
jÁn
slovene
janez
spanish
juan, xuan, geovanny, Ibán
turkish
yaḥyà, yaya
welsh
evan, iwan, ioan, jackson, jaxon, SIÔN

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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Notable people and personalities​

Johannes Aavik (1880–1973), Estonian Philologist
Johannes Bjelke-petersen, Former Premier Of Queensland
Johannes Brahms, German Romantic Composer
Johannes Edfelt, Swedish Writer
Johannes Gutenberg (1400–1468), German Printer
Johannes Heesters (1903–2011), Dutch Actor, Singer And Entertainer
Johannes Helms (1828–1895), Danish Writer And Schoolmaster
Johannes Käbin (1905–1999), Soviet Estonian Politician
Johannes Kepler, Astronomer
Johannes Kotkas (1915–1998), Estonian Wrestler
Johannes Leimena, Founder Of The Indonesian Christian Party
Johannes Linstead, Guitarist And Composer
Johannes Lucius, Dalmatian Historian
Johannes Pääsuke (1892–1918), Estonian Photographer And Filmmaker
Johannes Peter "Honus" Wagner (/1874–1955), American baseball player
Johannes Semper (1892–1970), Estonian Writer And Translator
Johannes Sikkar (1897–1960), Estonian Politician
Johannes Soodla (1897–1965), Estonian Military Officer
Johannes V. Jensen, Danish Writer And Nobel Prize Winner
Johannes Vares (1890–1946), Estonian Poet, Doctor, And Politician
Johannes Vermeer, Dutch Painter
Johannes Virolainen, Former Prime Minister Of Finland
Johannes Wohlwend, Liechtenstein Judoka