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john

SHORT FORM OF:
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:
GREECE January, 7

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • englishenglish
  • faroesefaroese
  • filipinofilipino
  • finnishfinnish
  • germangerman
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • icelandicicelandic
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
johannes, jens, johann, jensen, ian, jensenius, jonas, jeanica, jean
english
evan, janson, sean, shane, shaun, shawn, shayne, shan, jackson, jansen, jensen, ian, jaxon, jaxson, yancy, yancey, shon, shaine, yani
faroese
jens, ian, jóhannus, jóhan, Jóanes, Jóanis, Jóannes, Jóannis
filipino
johann, sean, juan
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
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
english
wanna, hannah, joanna, jane, shavonne, shevaun, shevon, johanna, joanne, joann, shanene, shauna, seanna, shawna, jean, johnna, johna, genette, janel, janele, janella, janene, janessa, janine, janis, jayna, jennie, jessi, jayne, jeni, jeane, jenetta, jeanne, janaya, evanna, evanne, evanny, evana, evonna, evania, seana, Jehane
faroese
jensa, jensia, joana, jóhanna, Jóna, Jóanna, Jensina, Joenna, Joanita
filipino
hannah
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
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
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
english
johnie, johnnie, jack, jannis, jeanie, jonnie
faroese
hannes, hans, jan, hanni, Jóni, Jóan, Joen, Jenis, Jón, Jóni, Jóhann
finnish
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, 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
jannick, jannik, jack, jan, Juaat, johan
icelandic
hannes, hans, jack, jan, Jóann, Jónsi, johan, Jón, Jóhann
norwegian
hannes, hanno, hans, hansi, jahn, hanne, yannic, yannick, jannick, jannik, jack, janne, jannis, jan, hassa, hasse, Joan, Yannik, johan, Jøns, Jonis, Jænis, Jahan
swedish
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
dutch
evan, johannes
english - african american
deshaun, deshawn, keshaun, lashawn, keshawn, rashaun, rashawn
esperanto
johano
estonian
johannes, juhan
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 danish
jens, iohannes
old norse
johannes
old swedish
johannes, 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)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

2
Numerological Values:
2

If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.

Chakra Number:
2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"

Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.

Color meaning:

The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.

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LAZY JOHN APRIL MARCH
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JOHN BROWN BOB DYLAN
JOHN WESLEY HARDING BOB DYLAN
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JOHN BRUNE
SIR JOHN CAFÉ BERTRAND
READ'EM JOHN CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS
OLD JOHN WAGNER CHARLIE CHENEY
MERCI JOHN D'ÊTRE VENU CHRISTOPHE
FAT OLD JOHN DAVE VAN RONK
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JOHN DESIRELESS
BABY JOHN DICK RIVERS
LES LUNETTES DE JOHN DIDIER BARBELIVIEN
JOHN LOVE (2 MORCEAUX) DOMINIQUE A
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L'ONCLE JOHN EDDY MITCHELL 
QU'AS-TU FAIT,JOHN?! ÉDITH PIAF
ONCLE JOHN (LONG TALL SALLY) EL TOROFEAT. LES CYCLONES 
THE BALLAD OF JOHN AXON EWAN MACCOLL
DR JOHN GRIS GRIS JOHN FÉLOCHE FEAT DR JOHN
BONSOIR JOHN JOHN FRANCE GALL
JOHN BLACK FRANCIS LE MARQUE
JIMMY ET JOHN FRANCK LANGOLFF
JOHN WILLIE, COME ON! GEORGE FORMBY
ROSY AND JOHN GILBERT BÉCAUD
JOHN DÉBARDEUR GILLES VIGNEAULT
UNCLE JOHN'S BAND GRATEFUL DEAD
GRAND-PÈRE JOHN JACKY GALOU
ONE FOR JOHN GEE JETHRO TULL
JILTED JOHN JILTED JOHN
JILTED JOHN - GORDON IS A MORON JILTED JOHN
BIG BAD JOHN JIMMY DEAN
THE BALLAD OF JOHN HENRY JOE BONAMASSA
JOHN DEERE GREEN JOE DIFFIE
JOHN SINCLAIR JOHN LENNON
JOHN COCKERS JOHN MELLENCAMP
UNCLE JOHN'S BONGOS JOHNNIE & JACK
UNE BOUM CHEZ JOHN JOHNNY HALLYDAY
SWEET PAPA JOHN JOHNNY WINTERS
MARILYN ET JOHN JORANE
POUR APPRENDRE LE LATIN À JOHN JULOS BEAUCARNE
JOHN KAREEN ANTONN
GOOD MORNING JOHN KRIS KRISTOFFERSON
LOST JOHN LEO KOTTKE
PAUL ET JOHN LES ABLETTES
JOHN, C'EST L'AMOUR LES CHATS SAUVAGES
ONCLE JOHN (LONG TALL SALLY) LES VAUTOURS
JOHN LIL WAYNE
MARILYN ET JOHN LORIE
JOHN DOE NO. 24 MARY CHAPIN CARPENTER
JOHN KALAK MES SOULIERS SONT ROUGES
DR. JOHN MIKA
MONSIEUR JOHN MIREILLE
JOHN NATASHA ST-PIER
FARMER JOHN NEIL YOUNG & CRAZY HORSE.
DEAR JOHN NORAH JONES
JOHN DÉBARDEUR PAULINE JULIEN
JOHN PETIT HOMME
JOHN PIERRE RAPSAT
NOT NOW JOHN PINK FLOYD
JOHN HENRY PORTER WAGONER
JOHN THE FISHERMAN PRIMUS
BOOTLEG JOHN RALPH STANLEY
JOHN RENAUD SIRY
L'ONCLE JOHN ROCKY VOLCANO
JOHN THE GUN SANDY DENNY
JOHN & MARSHA STAN FREBERG .
JOHN CAGE BUBBLEGUM STEREOLAB
JOHN WALKER'S BLUES STEVE EARLE
JOHN AND MARY STONE FEAT. CHARDEN
DEAR JOHN STYX
JOHN WAYNE GACY, JNR SUFJAN STEVENS
THE SOUND - JOHN M. PERKINS' BLUES SWITCHFOOT
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LONG JOHN BLUES TERRA HAZELTON FT JEFF HEALEY'S JAZZ WIZARDS.
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THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO THE BEATLES
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