Johannes

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Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Latinised form of the Greek name Ιωαννης (Ioannes, New Testament), which is a contracted form of the Hebrew name יוֹחָנָן (Yochanan), a combination of JO and HANN, meaning 'God is gracious' [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Iohannes
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Jannes
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Danish Finish Swedish
Jehan
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Danish
Jehans
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Norwegian
Jóanes
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Faroese
Jóanis
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Faroese
Joannes
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Jóannes
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Faroese
Jóannis
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Faroese
Johanas
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Sami
Johánas
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Sami
Johanes
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Johannes
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Jóhannes
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Faroese Icelandic
Johannis
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Danish Finish Swedish
Jóhannis
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Faroese
Jóhannus
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Faroese
Johanny
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Johans
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Norwegian Swedish
Yohannes
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For female forms see: Johanna

For short forms see: Jo, Jos

See also

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Johanneksenpoika Finland
Johannesen Denmark Norway
Johanneson Norway Sweden
Johannessen Norway
Johannesson Norway Sweden
Johannessøn Norway
Johannesøn Norway

Female

Johanneksentytär Finland
Johannesdatter Denmark Norway
Johannesdotter Norway Sweden

Combinations

See JO and HANN (name elements)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Johannes
Genitive: Johannes'
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Johannes
Genitive: Johanneksen
Partitive: Johannesta
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Johannes
Genitive: Johannes'
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Johannes
Genitive: Johannes' / Johannes

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

6 May

Denmark Denmark

29 August

Denmark Denmark

27 December

Finland Finland

24 June

Norway Norway

24 June

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

24 June

Sweden Sweden

24 June

Sweden Sweden

27 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

  • Johannes Baptist in the New Testament
  • Apostle Johannes in the New Testament, who is regarded as the author of the fourth Gospel and Revelation

Namesakes

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
258298
n.a.
39
n.a.
258259
Sweden Sweden[9]
10110 32492 4 32 10106 32460
Denmark Denmark[10]
6993
n.a.
0
n.a.
6993
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[11]
300 1147
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
12 29
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
8699
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Johannes (m) Sources: [9][10][13][8]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Johannes (m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Johannes (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Johannes (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Johannes (m)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Marianne Blomqvist: Vad heter finlandssvenskarna? (2006)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. details see Name Statistic tables