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jonas

FORM OF:
john
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

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • finnishfinnish
  • germangerman
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • lithuanianlithuanian
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
johannes, jens, johann, jensen, ian, jensenius, jeanica, jean
finnish
johannes, jens, johann, juhana, juhani, ian, jean
german
johannes, jens, johann, ian, Janosch
greenlandic
johannes, jens, ian
lithuanian
jonaitis, janavičius, januitis
norwegian
johannes, jens, johann, jensen, ian, jensenius, jensinius, jean
swedish
johannes, jens, johann, jensen, 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
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
lithuanian
janina, joana
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
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
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
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
dutch
evan, johannes
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
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
latin
johannes, joannes, iohannes
latvian
jānis, Ansis, Hanss, Džons, Jans, Johans, Žanis
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)

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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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Name Songs

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Jonas Jennings (born 1977), American Professional Football Player
Jonas Jerebko (born 1987), Swedish Professional Basketball Player
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Jonas Savimbi (1934–2002), Angolan Political And Military Leader
Jonas Sparring (born 1988), Swedish Professional Ice Hockey Player
Jonas Švedas (1908–1971), Lithuanian Composer
Jonas Tomalty (born 1979), Canadian Rock Musician
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